Open imagery and data to support Ecuador earthquake response

Last weekend, Ecuador experienced a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which resulted in the deaths of 350 people and another 2,500 injured. While rescuers attempt search and rescue missions, many are still unaccounted for, especially in the cities of Manta and … read more

Harnessing the power of space for disaster relief

This week at Space Symposium, The World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Space is demonstrating HelpNow, a project to improve safety, security and quality of life worldwide. Our CEO serves on of the Council on Space and DigitalGlobe is … read more

Helping Facebook connect the world with deep learning

At the Mobile World Congress today, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced the Telecom Infra Project, an initiative to develop new technologies and approaches for connecting the 4.2 billion people that still remain offline. To enable this, the Facebook Connectivity Lab is … read more

Creating a geospatial action plan for
climate change

At the United Nations’ COP21 this week in Paris, diplomats and delegates are focused on global climate change. The intended outcome of the conference is to establish a new universal agreement that would, for the first time, commit nearly every … read more

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