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Earth From Above

Arthus-Bertrand, Yann (Book - 2010 )
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Earth From Above


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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: Some pages on folded leaves, unfold to 37 x 54 cm
Includes indexes
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: 9780810996939
0810996936
Branch Call Number: 779.36 A7913e 2010
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This book weighs a ton! Lovely pictures.

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