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- DescriptionMaking a quiet and cautiously hopeful statement about environmental protection, this spellbinding collection of photographs does t bombard readers with visual imagery or urgent calls for alarm. Instead it celebrates the ability of nature--all by itself--to enthrall and engage human sympathies. The photographs include many views of wildlife and wilderness, as well as scenes of human activity, and simple pieces of short commentary complement the images. A remarkable black-and-white portrait of a polar bear against a dark background is accompanied by a few sober sentences about its proposed listing as a threatened species, and a great picture of New York City and is used to paise the efficiency of high density: Manhattan uses less energy per capita than anywhere else in the United States. A resource section listing websites for organizations, green living, and environmental news and opinion is also included.
- Author BiographyJoe Zammit-Lucia is a conservationist and an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in fine-art photography magazines and is included in The World's Greatest Black and White Photography. Organisations sponsoring his installations of words and images have included the United Nations; the National Museum of Natural History, Paris; and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, Florida. He donates all profits from his work, including proceeds from this book, to environmental causes. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York.
- Author(s)Joe Zammit-Lucia
- PublisherMatte Press
- Date of Publication01/09/2008
- SubjectEnvironment & Planning
- Place of PublicationSag Harbor, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMatte Press
- Content Notecolour & b/w photos
- Weight453 g
- Width381 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine17 mm
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