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Our fragile world : the beauty of a planet under pressure

Author: Troth Wells; Caspar Henderson; New Internationalist Publications (Firm)
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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150 images from the world’s best photographers illustrate the many ways in which nature and human life share the planet sometimes in balance, sometimes not.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Troth Wells; Caspar Henderson; New Internationalist Publications (Firm)
ISBN: 0500512752 9780500512753
OCLC Number: 61217592
Notes: "This book was conceived, designed and produced by New Internationalist Publications Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations, color portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. The inheritance (Fire & transformation ; The seas ; Forest & swamp ; Mountains & polar regions ; Managed land) --
Pt. 2. The legacy (People ; City life ; Climate change ; Agriculture & farming ; Rivers & estuaries ; Back to the future)
Responsibility: Troth Wells and Caspar Henderson ; foreword by Caroline Lucas.

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Global warming means that our coastlines change and areas of the world disappear; ecosystems are unbalanced; climate zones shift; and that animal and plant life disappear. The photographs in this  Read more...

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