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Planet Earth

As You've Never Seen it Before

Author: Alastair Fothergill

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0563522127

Category: Animal behavior

Page: 309

View: 9837

From the producer and author of THE BLUE PLANET, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet; the perfect companion piece to a truly landmark television event. Prepare yourself for a spectacular tour of the world's many habitats, each possessing their own unique mood. From the claustrophobic darkness of the deep ocean, to the big skies of the open plains; the merciless, ever-expanding deserts to the diminishing jungles, teeming with violent life. The thread that binds them all is water - the precious element that has carved our world and which makes all life possible. Discover hidden life - animals that have yet to be extensively filmed, either through the inaccessibility of their habitat or their own elusive behaviour. Witness mass migration spectacles, bioluminescent corals and rarely seen mountain cats, all beautifully captured by the world's best nature photographers.

Planet Earth as you've never seen it before

Author: Alastair Fothergill

Publisher: Univ of California Pr


Category: Nature

Page: 309

View: 897

Presents a tour of the Earth, depicting an assortment of animals and plants, and such natural wonders as mountains, forests, rivers, deserts, oceans, and rainforests.

What's Where in the World

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241184622

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 8305

Take a unique tour of Planet Earth and find out what goes where in the world What's Where in the World is a unique visual encyclopedia of what's where in this world of ours. With 75 full-colour maps showing you things such as the world's tallest buildings, longest rivers, most dangerous earthquake spots and even where you can find animals that glow! Covering diverse topics in six chapters on Geography, Nature, People, History, Arts & Entertainment and Science & Technology, What's Where in the World is perfect for school projects or simply for sating that curiosity. Ever wondered where the best places to go diving for shipwrecks are? Look no further. The state-of-the-art 3D maps bring each and every page to life and you'll never be left wondering What's Where in the World again.

Planet earth

Author: Jonathan Weiner

Publisher: Bantam


Category: Science

Page: 370

View: 830

Examines the structure and evolution of the earth, discusses its climate, weather, and natural resources, tells what studies of the sun and the planets reveal about the earth, and describes the probable effects of a nuclear war

Planet Earth/Inside Out

Author: Gail Gibbons

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688158498

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 471

What if we could open up our planet and look inside? From its red-hot core to the highest mountain peak, come see Earth as you've never seen it before in a colorful introduction to the powerful forces shaping our home.

Planet Earth II

Author: Stephen Moss

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473530067

Category: Nature

Page: 312

View: 1945

10 years on from the first, groundbreaking, Planet Earth, we use the most incredible advances in technology and scientific discovery to bring you the most exciting and immersive picture of our world's wildlife yet. With over 250 breathtaking photographs and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's spectacular footage, this is an extraordinary new look at the complex life of some of the most amazing places on Planet Earth. Each chapter reveals an environment – some never-before-seen, some astonishingly familiar – defined by a unique set of rules required for survival. From the most desolate desert to the depths of the jungle, from blistering heat and freezing cold to perpetual darkness and deadly UV, discover how a whole host of creatures have adapted to life in the most extreme conditions. And how they compete with one another to become the largest, the fastest, the most poisonous, or most devious - all in a bid to survive. Planet Earth II includes the first in-depth look at the urban environment, and the surprising range of behaviours occurring right under our noses, as well as some previously untouched island worlds. Filmed with remarkable 5k and infra-red technology, these are the challenges, the confrontations, and the triumphs of some of the most extraordinary creatures in the natural world, told from their perspective. This is our planet, as you have never seen it before.

Planet Earth

The Photographs

Author: Alastair Fothergill

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1846073464

Category: Natural history

Page: 286

View: 7973

"Planet Earth" is regarded as a wildlife TV series, and its magic lies in its photography. This title features the "Planet Earth" images. Accompanying the images, it includes thought-provoking captions by "Planet Earth" series producer Alastair Fothergill, along with quotes from the wildlife and conservation world.

Frozen Planet

A World Beyond Imagination

Author: Alastair Fothergill,Vanessa Berlowitz,David Attenborough

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781554079919

Category: Nature

Page: 312

View: 8901

A companion book to the BBC program documents a year of seasonal changes in the Arctic and Antarctic regions, following polar animals in their native habitats and bringing to light the climatic problems facing these regions.

The Hunt

The Outcome Is Never Certain

Author: Alastair Fothergill,Huw Cordey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780300218060


Page: 320

View: 5462

An unprecedented, close-up view of predators and their prey in life-or-death conflict, from the grasslands of East Africa to the icy Arctic

Human Planet

Nature's Greatest Human Stories

Author: Dale Templar,Brian Leith

Publisher: Ebury Press

ISBN: 9781846079566

Category: Nature

Page: 288

View: 5536

Human Planet is the first landmark series about the ultimate animal: mankind. It is an enthralling celebration of man's ingenious relationship with nature, with stories about people who live in ways we can't begin to imagine, facing extremes, challenges and opportunities that only nature can provide. It is a story about how we, as a species and uniquely among the animals, have managed to adapt to every habitat, including the most extreme and inhospitable places imaginable.

Blue Planet II

Author: James Honeyborne,Mark Brownlow

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473530075

Category: Nature

Page: 312

View: 5201

Take a deep breath and dive into the mysteries of the ocean. Our understanding of ocean life has changed dramatically in the last decade, with new species, new behaviours, and new habitats being discovered at a rapid rate. Blue Planet II, which accompanies an epic 7-part series on BBC1, is a ground-breaking new look at the richness and variety of underwater life across our planet. With over 200 breath-taking photographs and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's spectacular footage, each chapter of Blue Planet II brings to life a different habitat of the oceanic world. Voyages of migration show how each of the oceans on our planet are connected; coral reefs and arctic ice communities are revealed as thriving underwater cities; while shorelines throw up continual challenges to those living there or passing through. A final chapter explores the science and technology of the Ocean enterprise – not only how they were able to capture these amazing stories on film, but what the future holds for marine life based on these discoveries.

The Blue Planet

A Natural History of the Oceans

Author: Andrew Byatt,Alastair Fothergill,Martha Holmes

Publisher: BBC Books

ISBN: 9780563384984

Category: Marine biology

Page: 384

View: 1122

Ours is a watery planet, with two-thirds of its surface made up of water. Yet few places on Earth retain their secrets as well as oceans. Beyond the shorelines lies a largely undiscovered world, with its secrets only just beginning to be revealed. The Blue Planet explores this fascinating environment in all its variety, from the apparent 'desert' of the open ocean to the abyssal depths where monstrous creatures lurk in the darkness. The Blue Planet is divided into seven chapters, each focusing on a single habitat, which combine to form a comprehensive guide to the world's oceans. A series of smaller, specialist-interest books associated with The Blue Planet are being published simultaneously which each take an in-depth look at particular marine animals.

This School Called Planet Earth

Author: Summer Bacon

Publisher: Light Technology Publishing

ISBN: 1622336070

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: N.A

View: 4823

"If I could but lift one robin into its nest again, I shall not have lived in vain." This is truth, my dear friends. There is a purpose to your life, and you will find it before you leave the Earth, without question. There's no way you can escape yourselves. Some have come here to finish karmic relationships. Some have come here to discover that there is beauty in ugliness and vice versa. Some have come here in an exploration of abundance and what this means. On and on the lessons go! The planet Earth is a canvas, you are the paintbrush and your heart is the paint with which you color the planet -- with your words, with your hands, with your heart, with your hugs and with your kisses. God bless you, indeed! -- Dr. James Martin Peebles In the pages that follow, I hope you enjoy a glorious journey to the heart, for as Dr. Peebles says, "It is a joy and blessing when human and Spirit join together in search of the greater truths and awarenesses." Enjoy the exploration of you as you journey into the pages of this book. I am simply a vessel through which Spirit speaks. whatever conclusions you come to, that is the clarity of you, and that's beautiful. -- Summer Bacon


Eye to Eye with the Unknown

Author: Michael Bright,David Attenborough

Publisher: Quercus Books

ISBN: 9781780879147

Category: History

Page: 334

View: 8344

An extraordinary companion guide to the next landmark natural history documentary series from the BBC, aiming to reshape the way we think about each region of Africa by revealing never-before-seen impressions of the continent Sir David Attenborough CBE and the award-winning BBC Natural History Unit embark on a watershed new series, painting a breathtaking portrait of Africa as never before caught on film. This lavish and unmissable companion to the series reveals the undiscovered side of Africa's five unique regions. Inspiring photography captures unprecedented glimpses of wildlife behavior, mesmerizing creatures, and magical landscapes that will astound, captivate, and challenge what audiences think they know about Africa. This is a spectacular journey through a vast and diverse continent in all its beautiful and unexpected abundance. Readers will witness the drama of eagles catching giant bats on the wing, lizards stalking their prey on the backs of lions, antelope-hunting monkeys, and a nail-biting giraffe fight; share the discovery of the world's rarest fish species and the first-ever access to an island sanctuary for the elusive African penguin; marvel at a Congo fish that flies like a butterfly and a lovestruck beetle who thinks he's James Bond; and join a unique expedition to the most extreme parts of this vast continent.

Pale Blue Dot

A Vision of the Human Future in Space

Author: Carl Sagan,Ann Druyan

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307801012

Category: Science

Page: 384

View: 2814

"FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS." --The Washington Post Book World (front page review) In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around the world. Now in this stunning sequel, Carl Sagan completes his revolutionary journey through space and time. Future generations will look back on our epoch as the time when the human race finally broke into a radically new frontier--space. In Pale Blue Dot Sagan traces the spellbinding history of our launch into the cosmos and assesses the future that looms before us as we move out into our own solar system and on to distant galaxies beyond. The exploration and eventual settlement of other worlds is neither a fantasy nor luxury, insists Sagan, but rather a necessary condition for the survival of the human race. "TAKES READERS FAR BEYOND Cosmos . . . Sagan sees humanity's future in the stars." --Chicago Tribune


A New Perspective of Earth

Author: Benjamin Grant

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1848094779

Category: Earth (Planet)

Page: 288

View: 5062

A stunning and unique collection of satellite images of Earth that offer an unexpected look at humanity, derived from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram account. Inspired by the 'Overview Effect' - a sensation that astronauts experience when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole - the breathtaking, high-definition satellite photographs in OVERVIEW offer a new way to look at the landscape that we have shaped. More than 200 images of industry, agriculture, architecture, and nature highlight incredible patterns while also revealing a deeper story about human impact. This extraordinary photographic journey around our planet captures the sense of wonder gained from a new, aerial vantage point and creates a perspective of Earth as it has never been seen before. 'Stunning, surprising and intriuging photographs of Earth from the skies.' Guardian 'Absolutely gorgeous, yet absolutely gut-wrenching' Wired

Where on Earth? Atlas

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465466029

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 4826

Where on Earth? Atlas is unlike any other atlas you have ever seen before, bringing our amazing world to life in 3-D. With its more than 60 specially commissioned 3-D maps and artworks, it takes kids on a continent-by-continent tour of the world and even includes an introductory visual explanation of Earth's evolution. Each continent is explored in great detail, with topic maps on major geographical features, cities and monuments, population, wildlife, and more. From the Great Lakes to the Great Barrier Reef, map keys add extra layers of information, and special fact sections support the data provided on the maps. A gazetteer of facts and figures at the back of the eBook profiles each country in detail. Encouraging learning every step of the way, Where on Earth? Atlas is the perfect home reference for any child with an interest in the world around them.

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Author: Kindersley Dorling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781409334040

Category: Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 360

View: 4065

The family encyclopedia that shows you the world as you've never seen it beforeDK Knowledge Encyclopedia offers a fascinating and ground-breaking visual approach to learning about the wonders of our world.An encyclopedia like no other, the DK Knowledge Encyclopedia uses the latest CGI technology to help you explore everything you've ever wanted to know more about, covering space, Earth, nature, the human body, history and culture, and science and technology in incredible detail. From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare's globe, this is an amazing visual introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.The DK Knowledge Encyclopedia makes tough subjects not only easy to follow, but utterly absorbing, making this an incredible reference book the whole family will return to time and again.

What Happened When in the World

Author: Dorling Kindersley,Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781409356592

Category: Chronology, Historical

Page: 160

View: 6405

History as you've never seen it before, walk through the past and find out what happened when Step into What Happened When in the World, a unique historical atlas for kids and discover the global events that shaped our world. Watch the key moments in our history unravel on the page in front of you through colourful, illustrated 3D maps. Follow the devastating spread of the black death through Europe, the Roman Empire's expansion to North Africa and the Middle East, and the impact of world war II on the globe. What Happened When in the World reveals our history through 60 stunning, specially commissioned historical maps which chart the migration of humans, the spread of the black death, D-day landings and much more.

Where on Earth?

Author: DK Publishing, Inc

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465402455

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 2388

Collects information about geography and the world overall, including animal distribution, poverty statistics, historical maps, and cultural data.

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