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The Natural World: Portraits of Earth's Great Ecosystems

Foreword by Dr. Jane Goodall, Photographed by Thomas D. Mangelsen

  • September 14, 2010
  • Hardcover
  • Photography - Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
  • Universe
  • 19 x 10-1/2
  • $75.00
  • $88.00
  • 978-0-7893-2070-4

About This Book

One of the world’s foremost wildlife photographers explores six continents and ten ecosystems to celebrate Earth’s diversity of life with stunning, panoramic photography. In The Natural World, celebrated nature photographer Thomas Mangelsen has selected his most important panoramic images—from a wildebeest migration on the plains of the Serengeti to the penguins of Antarctica, and from the grizzlies of Alaska to the frozen landscape of the polar bears on Hudson Bay. Featuring excerpts from his journals detailing his experience in the field, this book offers an intimate look into the natural world. With a foreword written by renowned primatologist and U.N. Messenger for Peace Dr. Jane Goodall, this book is a celebration of wildness and its intrinsic value. The Natural World is a record of Earth’s last great locales, one that will inspire present and future generations with the message that what we have can, and must, be saved.

About the Author

Thomas D. Mangelsen is among the most distinguished natural history photographers in the world. American Photo recently named him one of the "100 Most Important People in Photography." In 2000, he co-founded The Cougar Fund, a nonprofit created to raise awareness for and to protect America’s greatest cat. Dr. Jane Goodall, known for her landmark 1960 chimpanzee study, is the most recognizable figure in conservation today.

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