Earth From Above comes to NYC/La terre vue du ciel à New York (2009)


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Le photograph Yann Arthus-Bertrand exposera 150 photos à New York au World Financial Center Plaza et à Battery Park City Esplanade (Manhattan) du 1er Mai au 28 Juin 2009 pour une opération de sensibilisation au développement durable.

Voir quelques clichés dans le Boston Globe

Town of Koh Pannyi, Phand Nga bay, Thailand. The south-western coast of Thailand offers a series of beautiful bays lined with many islands. Phang-nga Bay’s special formations were created after the thawing of ice 15,000 years ago. Rising waters then submerged arid calcareous mountains, leaving only their peaks visible to the eye. The bay was turned into a marine park in 1981. One of its popular attractions is the village of Koh Panyi, which was built on piles two centuries ago by Muslim sailors coming from Malaysia. The inhabitants make a living via traditional fishing and tourism. Preserved by its configuration, the bay floor of Phang-nga Bay suffered much less from the tsunami of December 26, 2004 than nearby sites. (© Yann Arthus-Bertrand)

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Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will bring his work back to the United States – to New York City for the first time in 2009. Aiming to inspire people to think globally about sustainable living, Arthus-Bertrand has been photographing unique views of our planet, seen from the sky, since 1994 – and has produced an exhibit of over 150 4-ft. by 6-ft. prints which will be on display in New York City at the World Financial Center Plaza and along the Battery Park City Esplanade from May 1, 2009 to June 28, 2009 (Boston Globe).

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