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EARTH

Detecting land cover changes in Uganda

SOLUTION

Ouganda

Ketty Adoch, geographical information systems specialist from Uganda, is working on a project that will detect, quantify, and monitor changes in land cover in the area surrounding Lake Albert and Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest and oldest national park.

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EARTH CLIMATE CHANGE WILDFIRE

Fire-detecting tool

SOLUTION

Descartes Labs

USA

The Fire-detecting tool from Descartes Labs samples images from government weather satellites every two minutes, comparing the images for differences. If there is any difference in the thermal signals in a region, it could potentially indicate the presence of a wildfire.

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EARTH BIODIVERSITY

AI for good program

SOLUTION

Gramener AI Labs

USA

At Gramener, we take pride in our work on ‘AI for Social Good.’ We work with state-of-the-art techniques in areas such as computer vision, geo satellite analytics, natural language processing and data storytelling. We apply these techniques to solve problems in environmental conservation, to protect biodiversity and to tackle humanitarian challenges.

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EARTH CLIMATE CHANGE

AI in the service of climate

FUNDING

Vinnova

Sweden

The offer is aimed at those who want to carry out the project that, with the help of artificial intelligence (AI), contributes to Sweden having no net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2045 or to adapt society to the climate changes we cannot prevent. The call for proposal is a joint effort by Vinnova and Formas.

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EARTH HEALTH & WELL BEING

Omdena Incubator

Omdena

FUNDING

A leader in collaborative AI development, Omdena believes that truly great startups should build solutions that positively change the world by uplifting the vulnerable, improving health, and protecting the environment. This means building products that maximize positive impact rather than shareholder profit. To make this vision a reality, Omdena has launched a first-of-its-kind incubator program, where 50 impact startups will get support to build and launch their AI solutions in 2021.

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EARTH FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE HEALTH & WELL BEING

Applied Sciences Program

NASA

FUNDING

We help partners use NASA's unique view from space to address real-world issues. The Applied Sciences Program works with individuals and institutions worldwide to inform decision-making, enhance quality of life and strengthen our economy. We build meaningful partnerships with government, industry and nonprofits to power innovative projects that use data from NASA’s Earth-observing satellites to make life better right here at home...

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