EARTH FROM THE AIR: New Edition


EARTH FROM THE AIR: New Edition

YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND    Book Number: 89897    Product format: Hardback

It was in 1999 that this masterpiece was first published, selling over three million copies and launching many spinoffs with the beauty of these unforgettable aerial images and now known as a touchstone for the environmental movement throughout the world. The subject of Arthus-Bertrand's work is our planet and its inhabitants and here now are included nearly 100 striking new images and seven new essays by such renowned authors as Jane Goodall 'In Harmony with Nature' and Richard Heinberg 'Global Energy In Crisis'. Towards green and sustainable technologies, the future of our oceans, agriculture, global warming, ecosystems, this spectacularly presented massive heavyweight tome has each chapter beginning with a gatefold page summarising the contents be it sewage and war over water or solar and other sources of energy. The Earth has changed fast, and this new edition of the classic book presents challenging and instructive photographs in a spectacular portrait of our planet. It has been produced with the sponsorship of UNESCO and aerial photography has never looked so beautiful as in the hands of this French master, a magician of the skies. There are shifting patterns of colour, form and human activity across our planet in these beautiful, amazing and thought-provoking photographs of densely packed cities, fields and trees and crops, oceans and open water, desertscapes, islands, a huge crowd of schoolgirls in yellow scarves, agriculture, fishing, crowded tourist beaches to crowded shipping lanes, a tangle of varied and colourful landscapes. There are facts and figures about ecology and cities, the demographic centres of tomorrow, the urban myths, pollution and more. 2017 second edition published by Thames & Hudson, 440 pages, 225 full page glossy colour exquisite illustrations, 28.5 x 36.5cm and a true heavyweight quality coffee table book.
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ISBN 9780500544846
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