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Earth from above : 366 days
Earth from above : 366 days
Arthus-Bertrand, Yann.
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Terre vue du ciel. English
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New York, N.Y. : H.N. Abrams, [2003]

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1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 x 25 cm
A four page statistical introduction, "The Earth In Numbers, " is followed by 366 full-page spreads, from January 01 through December 31, featuring aerial photographs of the earth's surface accompanied by a descriptive paragraph, with an emphasis on ecology and the impact of human culture on the Earth. A brief essay precedes each month's photographs.
Sustainable development : a project for civilization / Dominique Bourg -- Climate change or climate shock? / Jean-Marc Jancovici -- Sustainable forest management, conservation, and recovering / Hosny El-Lakany -- Biodiversity and the biosphere / Brian Groombridge -- Oceans and seas / Alan Simcock -- Fresh water / Peter H. Gleick -- Diverse agriculture : the stakes of well-controlled globalization / Laurence Tubiana -- Renewable energy / Alain Liebard -- Transport / John Whitelegg and Gary Haq -- Abolishing poverty / Pierre Sane -- Growth, development, and sustainability / Rene Passet -- The path to responsible and sustainable development / Christian Balmes.
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