Ranging from the arctic to the tropics, from largescale views of Australia’s barrier reef to close-up images of sea turtles, From Above and Below is a compelling, entirely unique journey through a fascinating world. Some 200 spectacular aerial images by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and striking underwater photographs by Brian Skerry offer a top-to-bottom tour of the world’s oceans, while the enlightening text covers the sea’s critical mechanisms, from currents to food chains. Inspiring interviews of some of the world’s most respected researchers and activists also offer cutting-edge insight into the many challenges, such as over-fishing and pollution, facing the oceans today. Exploring the critical and ever-evolving relationship between mankind and the ocean, From Above and Below is an unforgettable portrait of the global issue of sustainable development.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 2740 g
Dimensions: 340 x 265 mm
'Two of the biggest names in photography - one known for aerial images, the other underwater - collaborate to create a spectacular visual tour of the world’s oceans … dazzling' - BBC Wildlife
'A compelling, entirely unique aquatic journey … an unforgettable portrait of our world’s most mysterious dominion' - National Geographic Traveller
'Bursting with stunning aerial shots of our seas and coastlines, it’s a collection of images that has you gripped from the very first shot … more interesting still is the relationship between Bertrand’s incredible photographs from the air and Brian Skerry’s wonderful underwater world' - Outdoor Photography