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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 17 x 25 cm.
  • Sustainable development : a project for civilization / Dominique Bourg
  • Climate change or climate shock? / Jean-Marc Jancovici
  • Sustainable forest management, conservation, and recovering / Hosny El-Lakany
  • Biodiversity and the biosphere / Brian Groombridge
  • Oceans and seas / Alan Simcock
  • Fresh water / Peter H. Gleick
  • Diverse agriculture : the stakes of well-controlled globalization / Laurence Tubiana
  • Renewable energy / Alain Liebard
  • Transport / John Whitelegg and Gary Haq
  • Abolishing poverty / Pierre Sane
  • Growth, development, and sustainability / Rene Passet
  • The path to responsible and sustainable development / Christian Balmes.
A four page statistical introduction, "The Earth In Numbers," is followed by 366 full-page spreads, from January 01 through December 31, featuring aerial photographs of the earth's surface accompanied by a descriptive paragraph, with an emphasis on ecology and the impact of human culture on the Earth. A brief essay precedes each month's photographs.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)

2. Earth from above [2010]

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437 p. : col. ill. ; 37 cm.
  • Toward an eco-economy / Lester Brown
  • What does the future hold for the Earth's population / Gilles Pison
  • Eco-efficient cities / Konrad Otto-Zimmerman
  • Agriculture of the world / Marc Dufumier
  • Make peace with water / Riccardo Petrella
  • Biodiversity / Jean-Marie Pelt
  • The silence of the oceans / Philippe Cury
  • Climate change / Nicholas Stern
  • Global energy in crisis / Richard Heinberg
  • Services provided by the ecosystem: Precious, vital, neglected / Pavan Sukhdev and Florian Eppink
  • Microcredit and the future of poverty / Jacques Attali
  • Putting the end of a world to good use / Patrick Viveret.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)

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