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Earth from above : 366 days

Author: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : H.N. Abrams, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A four page statistical introduction, "The Earth In Numbers," is followed by 366 full-page spreads, from January 01 through December 31, featuring aerial photographs of the earth's surface accompanied by a descriptive paragraph, with an emphasis on ecology and the impact of human culture on the Earth. A brief essay precedes each month's photographs.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
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Named Person: Yann Arthus-Bertrand; Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
ISBN: 0810944499 9780810944497
OCLC Number: 53363108
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 x 25 cm
Contents: Sustainable development : a project for civilization / Dominique Bourg --
Climate change or climate shock? / Jean-Marc Jancovici --
Sustainable forest management, conservation, and recovering / Hosny El-Lakany --
Biodiversity and the biosphere / Brian Groombridge --
Oceans and seas / Alan Simcock --
Fresh water / Peter H. Gleick --
Diverse agriculture : the stakes of well-controlled globalization / Laurence Tubiana --
Renewable energy / Alain Liebard --
Transport / John Whitelegg and Gary Haq --
Abolishing poverty / Pierre Sane --
Growth, development, and sustainability / Rene Passet --
The path to responsible and sustainable development / Christian Balmes.
Other Titles: Terre vue du ciel.
Responsibility: Yann Arthus-Bertrand ; coordination of captions by Isabelle Delannoy ; participants, Christian Balmes [and others] ; translated from the French by Simon Jones.

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A four page statistical introduction, "The Earth In Numbers," is followed by 366 full-page spreads, from January 01 through December 31, featuring aerial photographs of the earth's surface accompanied by a descriptive paragraph, with an emphasis on ecology and the impact of human culture on the Earth. A brief essay precedes each month's photographs.

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