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RESET Live Talk @re:publica 2021: "Satellites for Sustainability"

Satellites are powerful weapons in the fight against deforestation, overfishing and plastic waste. But there are downsides too, to the recent huge increase in the number of satellites orbiting the Earth. In RESET's upcoming event at the re:publica conference 2021, we'll be taking a closer look at projects using satellites for the good of the planet, and discussing a whole range of different solutions for sustainable space travel. Read on

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RESET Special Feature: Satellites and Sustainability

There are thousands of satellites in orbit around our planet right now, and it's hard to imagine what life would look like without them and all of the crucial services and information that they provide. And when it comes to protecting the environment and tracking changes in our climate, they've become indispensable too. If only there wasn't the little issue of all that space debris that's building up in the atmosphere... In RESET's latest special feature, we've been taking a look at the potentials - and pitfalls - of satellites and drones for a sustainable future on this planet. Read on