It may look like a dog house in space, but Sentinel-6 will make the most precise map of ocean height.
Nov. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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Protecting half of the planet is the best way to fight climate change and biodiversity loss – we've mapped the key places to do it
A new plan targets areas around the world that can store carbon and protect large numbers of species. It calls for preserving these lands, working with Indigenous peoples and connecting wild areas.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~9 min
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Aligning polar satellites will enable the first ever reliable maps of Antarctic sea-ice thickness.
July 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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