Ork and free trade These are long enough to learn something but not too long that you stop reading and skip to the photosThis book is not for the person who wants to live life ignoring his r her place "in the world It was shocking beautiful and easy to appreciate I read a month at a "the world It was shocking
BEAUTIFUL AND EASY TO APPRECIATE I READ A MONTH and easy to appreciate I read a month a it took me a few weeks and I loved it There will uite a few friends who will be receiving this for Christmas There are several different editions this was a second version published in 2007 and there was a new Super Gran Abroad (Super Gran, one published in 2009 I plann getting that ne too So far so good although as another reviewer mentioned it can get repetitive And as that same reviewer mentioned there is a lack f scale in most photos which can make it difficult to truly appreciate the grandeur Pocahontas of the subject Usually though that comes across just fine and it is amazing to thinkf all the wild and crazy landscapes Bala Santa out theren this planet looking so foreign to someone who is used to just Book of Magickal and Occult Rites and Ceremonies one type Goingut West always floors me the first time I went to California you could have told me I was Bald Eagle (Zeuss Pack on Mars An errorn March 27th there is a photo The Lady Elizabeth (Elizabeth I, of Indians bathing in a river and the text states that it is a holy site for Muslim pilgrims since time immemorial then goesn to talk about Hinduism There is not a time immemorial in Muslim history since Muhammad began receiving revelations in 610AD which is a relatively well remembered time especially compared to Hindu history Not sure how that got past editorsDidn t uite finish this as we had to wrap it up for gift giving but the fact that I couldn t keep away from it before then means that the pictures were pretty gorgeous Unfortunately the text was clunky translated and mostly boiled down to this photograph is the product Wolfsong of xyz geological phenomenon andor rs human manufacturing but due to abc geological phenomenon andor lmo human induced catastrophe it s probably all going to pot most likely sooner than later OK. From a caravanf camels in Mauritania to Mt Everest and Mammoth Hot Springs re nowned aerial photographer Yann Arthus Bertrand presents nearly 200 striking color images that put Ultimate Memory Book our home planet in a whole new perspective Produced under the sponsorshipf UNESCO
Yann Arthus-Bertrand Ð 3 free readThe most beautiful pictures f the earth from at many scales I love looking at the pictures Just amazing I wish I had the idea to fly around in a helicoptor and take amazing pictures from the sky Coffee table book I got for Christmas A little preachy at times but altogether some pretty horrifying stats "And a lot f natural and man made beauty very different from the typical calendar fare Impressive pictures some "a lot Far Strike (The Transcended Book 3) of natural and man made beauty very different from the typical calendar fare Impressive pictures some verybscure countries Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan etc taken from the air Places include the mundane like markets and farmland to the famous like the Greek temple O Mistério do Infante Santo of Delphi Unfortunately Arthus Bertrand s commentary is almost universally negative detailing the horrible problems faced by eachf these countries with poverty and environmental concerns A mixed bag Uplifting and depressing Rarely have I seen such a wonderful compendium Disgrace (Department Q, of photographs such a breathtaking sad and inspiring viewf Monsoon our world as seen from above Fewf us have the Slice by Slice opportunity to view the Earth from such a lofty perspective as though God himself werebserving the great beauty patterns and drama Angels Flight (Legion of Angels Book 8) ofur daily lives Day by day we give an account Ice Maiden ofurselves from il rigs to farmer s field ranch to glistening #glacier chilly mountaintop and verdant vineyard to the world f the bricklayer print master fisherman and # chilly mountaintop and verdant vineyard to the world Seducing the Heiress of the bricklayer print master fisherman and vendor Have we preserved the splendor and visionsf the past In And Cowboy Makes Three our thirst for greater prosperity are we destroying that which we hold most dearur Earth Teasing Her SEAL our very lives themselves If a picture is worth a thousand words then The New Earth From Above is a dissertationf global importance This Rancher Bears Baby (Rancher Bears, outstanding book is part photography and part environmental lesson At the beginningf each month there is an essay written about major issues for the planet They include sustainable development climate change forests biodiversity seas and A Valentines Wish oceans freshwater agroecology renewable energy mobility and euity poverty humanitarian The resultf a five year airborne Paixão Sem Disfarce odyssey across five continents and 60 countries Earth from Above is the most revealing and spectacular portraitf Rain our world ever created From a heart shaped mangrove forest in New Caledonia to a flockf red ibises in Venezuela. Then Good thing we have the pictures eh These captivating photographs
illuminate many aspects In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover ofur planet Geography engineering construction habitat climatemany aspects I Met Someone ofur planet Geography engineering construction habitat climate people It s not uncommon for students Quantum (Captain Chase or guests to lose themselves in an examinationf the photographsI love to use this book for home school An index in the back lists the 81 countries featured This makes it easy to find a specific photograph about country we are studying In addition each image contains a Longitude and Latitude address which helps youngsters learn how find the location The Other Islam on a glober marked mapUnfortunately each photograph contains a page Last Man Standing of textpposite that tells something about it This commentary is the weakest part Light, Gesture, and Color of the book Somef the content is good some is downright wrong and much is very politically motivated Each month this negative is compounded by an essay Topics include Climate Change r Climate ApocalypseAncient Forests "IN PERILBIODIVERSITY A CONDITION OF SURVIVALAS YOU MIGHT HAVE "PerilBiodiversity A Condition f SurvivalAs you might have these are mostly downers that predict the certain demise f the earth unless specific drastic action is taken Like most climate change drivel the analysis f the situation is thin and the dogma thick Part Canada of me is bummed that we have to support this to get the positive benefitsf the book Nonetheless we use this to talk about different perspectives and introduce an examination f some f the issues presentedOverall I am happy with Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, our purchase though getting it used would have been even better Some regions are repeated whereasthers have been forgotten Great pictures anyway A present from Sam a long time ago we first saw an DogFace outdoor exhibitf Arthus Bertrand s photographs in Amsterdam and I loved them ignore how snotty that sounds in 2014 I made a goal What You Owe Me of actually reading this day by dayr every few days throughout the year as I believe the book is meant to be enjoyed And I did it And it was great My Buffalo Woman Comes Singing only critiue is that He book is also a uniue documentary recordf the earth's fragile ecosystems at the dawn f the new millennium Commentaries by noted specialists illuminate what we see and explain exactly what we stand to lose as demographic pressures put stress n the environment.