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Earth from Space
Earth from Space
Authors: By Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Imprint: Abrams Books
ISBN: 1-4197-0962-3
EAN: 9781419709623
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 11/5/2013
Trim Size: 9 3/4 x 13 1/2
Page Count: 256
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 150 satellite photographs
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About the book
From space, Earth is a magnificent sight, splashed with vivid colors, patterns, textures, and abstract forms. Views from above can also provide telling information about the health of our planet. To help us understand the more than 150 breathtaking satellite photographs in Earth from Space, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, an aerial photographer and devoted environmental activist, discusses the impact of deforestation, urban sprawl, intensive farming, ocean pollution, and more. Using high-resolution imagery, we can monitor the evolution of vegetation around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site, snow loss on Mount Kilimanjaro, and the health of migratory bird populations. Earth from Space’s compelling selection of satellite images raises important questions about our future, while also showcasing the planet’s beauty—leaving no doubt that it is something crucial to protect.


About the author
Yann Arthus-Bertrand is the founder of GoodPlanet, an organization dedicated to preserving the environment, and the award-winning author of more than forty books, including the international bestseller Earth from Above.


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