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With more satellites than any other company, planet labs gives to stopping deforestation,” says will marshall, planet co-founder and ceo. Furthermore, many areas of the developing world face massive environmental problems due to deforestation as almost half the world's timber harvest is burned . Helpful tip: deforestation is a serious problem around the world, and planting new trees never seems to keep up with the demand you can help by recycling.
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