Earth From Above - Food and Wildlife Preservation
With over 6 billion people to feed, how do we change our current practices to have a kinder impact on the Earth's fragile ecosystem? This stunning visual tour of our world takes a closer look at the impact industrialized farming and wildlife conservation are having on individual people, communities and our environment. It presents real people finding tangible solutions to restoring our planet. Hosted by world famous photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand and inspired from his best-selling book, Earth From Above, it is a call-to-action for greater awareness, renewed intention, and management of our depleting resources - a global call for sustainable development.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand Photographer, Filmmaker, Activist, Environmentalist - Born in 1946, Yann Arthus-Bertrand has been interested in the wilderness and animal world throughout his lifetime. Using a camera, he started to create a record of his observations and eventually discover his gift: testifying through images. In 1991 Arthus-Bertrand became a photojournalist and founded Altitude, the leading aerial photography agency in the world. Inspired by the link between humankind, wildlife and nature, he partnered with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to focus his vocation on a long-term documentary photography series: The Earth From Above>i>, Wild Animals, Horses, and 365 Days. In 2007, Arthus-Bertrand helped Al Gore present his Academy Award-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth, to the French Parliament.