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Our living Earth : a story of people, ecology, and preservation

Author: Isabelle Delannoy; Yann Arthus-Bertrand; David Giraudon
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The long-term consequences and the personal stories of people around the world "going green" make up the focus of this beautiful book. The scientific and technical advances of the last century have had major effects on the earth. How can humans, in today's world, continue to respect nature and avoid doing irreparable damage to the planet? From pollution to CO2 emissions and endangered plants, to disappearing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Yann Arthus-Bertrand; Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabelle Delannoy; Yann Arthus-Bertrand; David Giraudon
ISBN: 9780810971325 0810971321
OCLC Number: 213384924
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 157 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm
Contents: Water --
Biodiversity --
Oceans --
Land --
Cities --
People --
Food --
Climate --
Did you know --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: [photographs by] Yann Arthus-Bertrand ; text by Isabelle Delannoy ; illustrations by David Giraudon ; [translated by Gita Daneshjoo].
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The long-term consequences and the personal stories of people around the world "going green" make up the focus of this beautiful book. The scientific and technical advances of the last century have had major effects on the earth. How can humans, in today's world, continue to respect nature and avoid doing irreparable damage to the planet? From pollution to CO2 emissions and endangered plants, to disappearing languages and glaciers, each theme is presented in detail.

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