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Earth From Above

Arthus-Bertrand, Yann (Book - 2010)
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Since its original publication in 1999, Yann Arthus-Bertrand's Earth From Above has been a touchstone for the environmental movement throughout the world, selling more than 3 million copies in all languages. The result of a five-year journey across five continents and 60 countries, this spectacular portrait of our planet is also an iconic reminder of its fragility. nbsp; In this anniversary edition, Arthus-Bertrand and one dozen experts on current environmental issues look back upon the past decade's progress. With more than 100 striking new images and nine new essays, including frank discussions of climate change and the growing energy crisis throughout the world, Arthus-Bertrand poignantly juxtaposes Earth's raw beauty with the evidence of humanity's negative impact upon our home. nbsp;
Authors: Arthus-Bertrand, Yann
Title: Earth from above
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2010
Edition: 10th anniversary ed
Characteristics: 437 p. :,col. ill. ;,37 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Notes: Includes indexes
Some pages on folded leaves, unfold to 37 x 54 cm
Contents: Toward an eco-economy / Lester Brown
What does the future hold for the Earth's population / Gilles Pison
Eco-efficient cities / Konrad Otto-Zimmerman
Agriculture of the world / Marc Dufumier
Make peace with water / Riccardo Petrella
Biodiversity / Jean-Marie Pelt
The silence of the oceans / Philippe Cury
Climate change / Nicholas Stern
Global energy in crisis / Richard Heinberg
Services provided by the ecosystem: Precious, vital, neglected / Pavan Sukhdev and Florian Eppink
Microcredit and the future of poverty / Jacques Attali
Putting the end of a world to good use / Patrick Viveret
ISBN: 0810996936
9780810996939
Branch Call Number: 779.36 A7913e 2010
Other Language: Translated from the French
Subject Headings: Arthus-Bertrand, Yann Human geography Sustainable development Conservation of natural resources Nature Effect of human beings on Pictorial works Nature Effect of human beings on Earth (Planet) Pictorial works Global environmental change Pictorial works Global environmental change Aerial photography in ecology
Topical Term: Human geography
Sustainable development
Conservation of natural resources
Nature
Nature
Global environmental change
Global environmental change
Aerial photography in ecology
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Photographer Arthus-Bertrand captured vistas of Earth from various aircraft during a ten-year period.


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This book weighs a ton! Lovely pictures.

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