From the ice fields of Alaska to the volcaes of Hawaii, rewned photographer and best-selling author Philippe Bourseiller takes his readers on a riveting journey through 67 of the most magnificent natural sites in North America. After completing his awe-inspiring books on volcaes, the North and South poles and the Sahara, Bourseiller spent an entire year travelling the length and breadth of the United States, capturing its amazing diversity and ecological richness. America's Parks contains 265 of his breathtaking aerial and terrestrial photos featuring wide, paramic views of a wild America, from Mt. St. Helen to Niagara Falls, places where nature is omnipresent, where unexpected colours take your breath away and where beauty stands unrivalled. This book contains a passionate argument from journalists rich in their historical, scientific and sociological background, for the need to provide protection for America's remarkable wilderness.
Philippe Bourseiller, five-time winner of the prestigious World Press Prize, travels the earth photographing wild and unexplored places. Widely acknowledged for his mastery of light, colour and composition, he contributes regularly to magazines such as National Geographic, Life, Geo, Stern and Airone. Jean-Francois Chaix is a freelance journalist, translator and travel writer who has travelled extensively in North America. He collaborated previously with Philippe Bourseiller on Call of the Desert: The Sahara. Gary Ferguson has written nature articles for dozens of magazines. He won the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award for Through the Woods: A Journey Through America's Forests. Roger Cans is an evironmental writer who contributes to the French newspaper Le Monde.