The phenomenal bestseller - over 500,000 sold in North America and three million worldwide - now in a spectacular collector's edition. Published under the sponsorship of UNESCO - and to universal worldwide acclaim - "Earth From Above" has become a touchstone for the environmental movement. Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent five years traveling the earth to not only document the astounding beauty of our planet but also to show how we as a people are adversely affecting the earth in very visible ways. This elegant collector's edition includes many of the photographer's iconic images as well as new photographs published here for the first time. The large-format volume opens up to over three feet, presenting Arthus-Bertrand breathtaking photographs at a scale where their most intimate details can at last be seen. "Earth from Above, Special Edition" comes in an elegant wooden box and it's own sturdy display stand.