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The New Earth From Above: 365 Days is 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, ...

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Overview

The New Earth From Above: 365 Days is 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This edition includes 60 new and unpublished photos taken by Arthus-Bertrand over the past few years.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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810984615
  • Publisher: Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: 365 Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 792
  • Sales rank: 169,232
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 6.60 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

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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