Earth From Space

Earth From Space

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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.
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2013
ISBN: 9781419709623
1419709623
Branch Call Number: QB637 .A738 2013x FOLIO
Characteristics: 245 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 35 cm

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