Deforestation, Forest, Tropical rainforest, Rainforest, Carbon dioxide, Biodiversity

Planet, KSAT and Airbus Awarded First-Ever Global Contract to Combat Deforestation

On Sep 23, 2020
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RT @Will4Planet: Incredibly proud of this! Norway’s @ClimateForest has started a huge project to stop deforestation across the tropics—covering 64 nations. It’s awarded a partnership of @PlanetLabs, @KSAT_Kongsberg & @Airbus for sat imagery to power that. 🌍🌲🛰 https://t.co/Xi8H2hcSxY 1/3 https://t.co/5STf7436mC
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Planet | Planet, KSAT and Airbus Awarded First-Ever Global Contract to Combat Deforestation

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On Sep 23, 2020
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RT @Will4Planet: Incredibly proud of this! Norway’s @ClimateForest has started a huge project to stop deforestation across the tropics—covering 64 nations. It’s awarded a partnership of @PlanetLabs, @KSAT_Kongsberg & @Airbus for sat imagery to power that. 🌍🌲🛰 https://t.co/Xi8H2hcSxY 1/3 https://t.co/5STf7436mC
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Planet, KSAT and Airbus Awarded First-Ever Global Contract to Combat Deforestation

Planet, KSAT and Airbus Awarded First-Ever Global Contract to Combat Deforestation

Planet | Planet, KSAT and Airbus Awarded First-Ever Global Contract to Combat Deforestation

How much rainforest is being destroyed?

How much rainforest is being destroyed?

Primary forests in the tropics are declining at an accelerating rate according to analysis of satellite data released last week by the University of Maryland (UMD) and World Resources ...

Forest Losses Increased in 2019 to Third-Largest This Century

Forest Losses Increased in 2019 to Third-Largest This Century

A soccer field every 6 seconds.  That's the rate at which the world lost mature tropical forests last year, according to new data from the Global Forest Watch monitoring program. ...

‘Death by a thousand cuts’: vast expanse of rainforest lost in 2018

‘Death by a thousand cuts’: vast expanse of rainforest lost in 2018

Pristine forests are vital for climate and wildlife but trend of losses is rising, data shows

Empowering communities in forestry laws key to stopping global deforestation

Empowering communities in forestry laws key to stopping global deforestation

Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth have released findings that demonstrate how important the right legal framework is for creating successful community forest systems.

We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019

We Lost a Football Pitch of Primary Rainforest Every 6 Seconds in 2019

The 2019 data reveals that several countries suffered record tree cover losses, and fires created astonishing impacts in primary forests and beyond.

Religious leaders launch historic commitment to end tropical deforestation in Indonesia

Religious leaders launch historic commitment to end tropical deforestation in Indonesia

Over 250 religious leaders gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia to make an historic commitment to protect the third largest tropical rainforest area in the world.

Global forest restoration and the importance of empowering local communities

Global forest restoration and the importance of empowering local communities

Forest restoration is a crucial element in strategies to mitigate climate change and conserve global biodiversity in the coming decades, and much of the focus is on formerly tree-covered ...

Deforestation: Facts, Causes & Effects

Deforestation: Facts, Causes & Effects

Reference Article: Facts about deforestation.

ANALYSIS-As fog clears on benefits of forest protection, excuses for failure wear thin

ANALYSIS-As fog clears on benefits of forest protection, excuses for failure wear thin

Scientists are producing stronger evidence on the economic and environmental value of keeping tropic forests standing

UNFAO and Planet SEPAL Collaboration Drives Conservation Solutions Across Tropics

UNFAO and Planet SEPAL Collaboration Drives Conservation Solutions Across Tropics

Planet | UNFAO and Planet SEPAL Collaboration Drives Conservation Solutions Across Tropics

Central African States Seek to Make Forests Work for People and Planet

Central African States Seek to Make Forests Work for People and Planet

"Unless we can make timber into a precious resource, we're not going to be able to maintain these Congo Basin forests"

Corporate action takes root on deforestation

Corporate action takes root on deforestation

The planet is increasingly marked by bald spots, but