Future of the Earth

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Abrams, 2004 - Aerial photography - 71 pages
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This book for young readers explains sustainable development in easy terms. A primer on mankind's direct and indirect impact on the natural world, it explains how such topics as global trends, economic disparity and invasive species, among others, have changed the world we live in. Spectacular photos of fragile environments. Age 10+.

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
72
Section 3
74
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About the author (2004)

Yann Arthus-Bertrand, traveler, photographer, and former hot-air balloon pilot, is world renowned for his astonishing photography books. His seminal work, "Earth from Above", has been published in numerous languages and was the basis for a worldwide photo exhibition. Arthus-Bertrand's work regularly appears in "Geo, Life, National Geographic", and "Paris-Match".

Robert Burleigh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including "The Adventures of Mark Twain by Huckleberry Finn", illustrated by Barry Blitt; "Night Flight", illustrated by Wendell Minor; and "Black Whiteness", illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop. His many other books include "Hoops"; "Stealing Home"; and "Clang! Clang! Beep! Beep!" He lives in Michigan.

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