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SkyTruth and COVID-19: A message from the President

SkyTruth continuing to protect the environment from remote offices. 

I wish all of you as much kindness, strength, good health, and good cheer as these difficult times allow. I can assure you that SkyTruth is well equipped to adapt to these extraordinary circumstances. To help slow the spread of coronavirus, we closed our Shepherdstown office three weeks ago, and all staff are working from home until further notice. Our staff and contractors are comfortable with, and experienced at, working as a distributed team: we have well-tested tools to facilitate remote work and data sharing, and a rigorous schedule for communications to keep everyone in touch and on track. 

CONSERVATION VISION

Using Artificial Intelligence to Save the Planet.

A letter from our founder, John Amos

The trends aren’t encouraging:  Industrialization, urban development, deforestation, overfishing, mining and pollution are accelerating the rate of global warming and damaging ecosystems around the world. The pace of environmental destruction has never been as great as it is today. Despite this grim assessment, I believe there’s reason to be hopeful for a brighter future.

Taylor Energy Oil Spill: This Is How Change Happens

Recently a front-page article ran in The Washington Post, describing the ongoing, 14-year-long leak of crude oil from hurricane-damaged wells at the former location of an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, operated by a company called Taylor Energy.  The article stated that — based on the latest scientific estimates of the leak rate […]