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Earth from Above, Updated Edition

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As part of the study, he made a picture inventory of the world's most beautiful landscapes, taken from helicopters and hot-air balloons. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then The New Earth From Above is a dissertation of global importance. Everest and Mammoth Hot Springs, renowned aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand presents striking color images that put our home planet in a whole new perspective. As part of a series of outdoor displays, the "Earth from Above" free exhibition was set up at the gates of Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris, whereby the images appeared as big posters. By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

The result of a five-year airborne odyssey across five continents and sixty countries, this special 10th anniversary edition features an updated text and over 100 breathtaking new photographs. Without formal training, he explored mines and ventured to India's Jharkhand state to document coal miners in Dhanbad, known as the "coal capital. To obtain one barrel of 159 liters of crude oil, one has to extract two tons of peat and soil, and two tons of sand," explained Arthus-Bertrand's agency.

Some of this stuff proves that J G Ballard was right when he said that Earth is the only alien planet. Statue of Liberty, Manhattan and One World Trade Center, New York, United States — And long after the world has changed -- with buildings fallen and rebuilt -- Arthus-Bertrand's photographs remain as a simple and evocative time capsule. This salted desert is also the warmest place on Earth, with temperatures rising to 144F (50C)," said Arthus-Bertrand's photography agency. Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH).

The photographs are breathtaking and the information fact guide on the images really interesting as you get insight into the ecological and geographical information of the subject matter ! Take a remarkable trip across the globe to discover beautiful lands, from steep mountains to lush jungles. I mean, I can carry it and all, it's just a bit of a shock picking up a book that weighs more than your cat.Looking at these picture through slitted eyes or from a distance, they are abstract designs in saturated colours.

Reaching across the continents, from the icebergs of Antarctica to the cotton fields of India, the breathtaking, full-color photographs are accompanied by informative text that describes the environmental concerns related to each location. Following the Rio summit, Arthus-Bertrand subsequently created a picture inventory of landscapes from across the world with each picture, and accompanying text, encouraging the reader to be responsible in their treatment of the earth. Although part of the cars were removed before the flood, a thousand of them were submerged for months and ended up destroyed. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. A classic of its kind, this book will heighten everyone’s awareness of today’s urgent ecological issues.Aya is passionate about exploring the natural world and protecting ecosystems and wild landsAll about Photo: Tell us about your first introduction to photography. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. He then left the country with his wife Anne when he was 30 (1976) to live in Kenya in the Massai Mara national park. Places include the mundane, like markets and farmland, to the famous, like the Greek temple of Delphi.

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