Our Living Earth
A Story of People, Ecology, and Preservation
- Publication Date: November 1, 2008
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 9 3⁄4 x 12
- ISBN: 978-0-8109-7132-5
- Page Count: 160
- Illustrations: full color photographs throughout
- Rights: US and Canada, English
From the world-renowned photographer of the bestselling Earth from Above for Young Readers comes a new look at the world on a grand scale.The long-term consequences and the personal stories of people around the world "going green" make up the focus of this beautiful book.The scientific and technical advances of the last century have had major effects on the earth. How can humans, in today's world, continue to respect nature and avoid doing irreparable damage to the planet? From pollution to CO2 emissions and endangered plants, to disappearing languages and glaciers, each theme is presented in detail. The bestselling Earth from Above for Young Readers captured the attention of budding environmentalists and naturalists around the country. This companion volume offers even more information to inspire readers to do what they can to help the planet.
About the author
Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s many books include the multimillion-copy international bestseller Earth from Above. His aerial photographs have been featured in National Geographic, Life, and Sierra, among other magazines. He lives in France. An agronomist and writer specializing in the environment and society, Isabelle Delannoy is the author of a number of books and has worked with Yann on several occasions. She blogs about sustainable development at www.echos.com.