9780810984615

The New Earth From Above: 365 Days

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  • ISBN13:

    9780810984615

  • ISBN10:

    081098461X

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-01
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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Summary

The New Earth From Above: 365 Daysis now fully revised and updated. Reaching across the continents, from the icebergs of Antarctica to the cotton fields of India, the breathtaking, full-color photographs are accompanied by informative new text that describes the environmental concerns related to each location. Each chapter of the book opens with an insightful introduction by a different noted author who addresses a subject critical to the future of our planet: agriculture, biodiversity, sustainable development, energy, forests, water, and global warming. This edition includes 60 new and unpublished photos taken by Arthus-Bertrand over the past few years. The text throughout the book is revised to reflect changes in the world since the last publication, and includes three new authors: the heads of WWF France and the Observatory of Renewable Resources, and the president of Alter Eco, a fair trade firm. Yann Arthus-Bertrand's powerful aerial photographs reveal the incidental beauty of our planet and are reminders of our capacity to save or destroy it.

Author Biography

Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s more than 40 books include the multimillion-copy international bestseller Earth From Above. His photography regularly appears in magazines such as National Geographic, Life, GEO, and Sierra Magazine. He is the chairman of GoodPlanet, a nonprofit association for the promotion of sustainable development. He also directed a series of four, 2-hour documentaries based on Earth From Above and is the director of the film Home. He lives in France.

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