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The Earth from the air

Author: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can we ensure sustainable development and preserve the Earth? The crisis facing the global population propelled Arthus-Bertrand on his mission to create a portrait of the world - both of its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aerial photographs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
OCLC Number: 52707895
Notes: Revised and expanded edition.
Includes index.
Description: 462 pages : color illustrations, maps, 1 color portrait ; 38 cm
Contents: Preface --
Building an eco-economy --
World population and the environment --
Urban landscapes, landscapes of urbanism --
Farmers of the world; the price of our future --
Water: humanity's heritage --
Biodiversity: a question of survival --
A plea for the seas --
Changing climates --
Renewable energy --
Toward a sustainable development --
What do we do? --
The earth in numbers --
The story of a book --
Acknowledgements --
The story of a photo --
Index.
Responsibility: [photographs by] Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

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'Breathtaking glimpses of life on our planet' - The Times 'A picture book on an altogether higher plane' - The Sunday Telegraph 'Stunning' - The Irish Times

 
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