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ISBN13: 9780810959460
ISBN10: 0810959461
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This affordable picture-a-day compilation, based on the hugely successful original edition, is the 2005 edition by renowned aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Reaching across continents, from icebergs of Antarctica to the cotton fields of India to the olive plantations of Spain, the breathtaking full-color photographs are accompanied by informative new captions that illuminate what we see and describe the environmental concerns related to each location.

In addition, all 12 months of the book now open with an insightful introduction by one of several noted authors who address a wide variety of subjects critical to the present and future health of our planet: agriculture, biodiversity, sustainable development, energy, forests, fresh water, seas and oceans, and global warming. Earth From Above: 365 Days offers us a valuable new perspective on our spectacular but fragile environment.

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In anticipation of leap year, this lavish volume features 200 additional selections of Arthus-Bertrand's internationally renowned aerial photography, plus 12 new chapter intros by noted authors on the environmental health of the planet.

Synopsis:

Working with the support of UNESCO, Arthus-Bertrand has wandered the globe to gather this collection of more than 200 photographs. The images are uniformly striking, whether of stalagmite-like fans of algae spreading into the Mediterranean Sea, farmers working their fields in northern India, or destroyed Iraqi tanks littering the deserts of Kuwait.

About the Author

Yann Arthus-Bertrand has been portraying the state of the planet in photographs since 1995. Widely known as a specialist in aerial photography around the world, Arthus-Bertrand has published 60 books, including Abrams' best-seller Earth From Above.

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Isaac, October 20, 2006 (view all comments by Isaac)
The updated / revised version of ?Earth from Above? was not nearly as impressive as the original ?Earth from Above.? When compared side-by-side to the original (w/ Yellowstone pic on the cover), the revised edition images (some not all) were zoomed in closer, blurry, more contrast, less depth of field? etc. Many of the images were the same or similar, taken at the same location, but not as impressive. The images in the revised edition must have been the left-over images from the original. I returned the revised edition to buy the original for my friend's B-day...
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780810959460
Subtitle:
365 Days
Author:
Arthus Bertrand, Yan
Translator:
Jones, Simon
Author:
Arthus-Bertrand, Yann
Publisher:
" Harry N. Abrams, Inc. "
Subject:
Aerial photography
Subject:
Human Geography
Subject:
General Photography
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Landscapes
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Aerial
Copyright:
Edition Number:
revised
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20051101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
744
Dimensions:
6.67 x 9.75 in
Age Level:
13-22

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Product details 744 pages Harry N. Abrams - English 9780810959460 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In anticipation of leap year, this lavish volume features 200 additional selections of Arthus-Bertrand's internationally renowned aerial photography, plus 12 new chapter intros by noted authors on the environmental health of the planet.
"Synopsis" by , Working with the support of UNESCO, Arthus-Bertrand has wandered the globe to gather this collection of more than 200 photographs. The images are uniformly striking, whether of stalagmite-like fans of algae spreading into the Mediterranean Sea, farmers working their fields in northern India, or destroyed Iraqi tanks littering the deserts of Kuwait.
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