Human Element: A Time Capsule from the Anthropocene

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Human Element: A Time Capsule from the Anthropocene
Human Element: A Time Capsule from the Anthropocene
$85.00
Available for Backorder
Description
A magnum opus on the human impact on our planet--from the threat of animal extinction to catastrophic wildfires, global warming as visualized through glacier melt, and increased ferocity of historic floods and storms--James Balog presents four decades of his research and photography in this environmental call to arms.

For four decades, world-renowned environmental photographer James Balog has traveled well over a million miles from the Arctic to the Antarctic and the Alps, Andes, and Himalayas. With his images heightening awareness of climate change and endangered species, he is one of the most relevant photographers in the world today.

Balog's photography of and essays on "human tectonics"--humanity's reshaping of the natural environment--reveal the intersection of people and nature, and that when we sustain nature, we sustain ourselves. This monumental book is an unprecedented combination of art informed by scientific knowledge. Featuring Balog's 350 most iconic photographs, The Human Element offers a truly unmatched view of the world--and a world we may never see again.

Description
A magnum opus on the human impact on our planet--from the threat of animal extinction to catastrophic wildfires, global warming as visualized through glacier melt, and increased ferocity of historic floods and storms--James Balog presents four decades of his research and photography in this environmental call to arms.

For four decades, world-renowned environmental photographer James Balog has traveled well over a million miles from the Arctic to the Antarctic and the Alps, Andes, and Himalayas. With his images heightening awareness of climate change and endangered species, he is one of the most relevant photographers in the world today.

Balog's photography of and essays on "human tectonics"--humanity's reshaping of the natural environment--reveal the intersection of people and nature, and that when we sustain nature, we sustain ourselves. This monumental book is an unprecedented combination of art informed by scientific knowledge. Featuring Balog's 350 most iconic photographs, The Human Element offers a truly unmatched view of the world--and a world we may never see again.

ISBN
9780847870882
By
JAMES BALOG
Publisher
Rizzoli International Publications
Publication Date
October 05, 2021
Binding
Hardcover
Item Condition
New