455 pages, 207 colour photos
The result of a five-year airborne odyssey across five continents and sixty countries, The Earth from the Air is the bestselling and most popular book of aerial photography ever published. This updated edition of the internationally acclaimed original features an updated text and over 100 breathtaking new photographs. New editorials by such renowned authors as Jane Goodall, Matthieu Ricard and Olivier Blond consider such perpetual issues as agriculture, climate and biodiversity, as well as the latest concerns – refugees, new technologies and environmental movements. A classic of its kind, The Earth from the Air will heighten everyone's awareness of today's urgent ecological issues. Now more than ever, The Earth from the Air stands as a call to action.
'Breathtaking glimpses of life on our planet' - The Times 'A picture book on an altogether higher plane' - The Sunday Telegraph 'Stunning' - The Irish Times
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Yann Arthus-Bertrand is an internationally acclaimed aerial photographer who has published over thirty books, including The Earth from the Air and Greece from the Air.
Lester Brown is founder, president and senior researcher of the Earth Policy Institute. He also founded the Worldwatch Institute and has been called 'one of the world's most influential thinkers' by The Washington Post. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth. In 1987 he received the United Nations' Environment Prize.