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Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book
Our Planet Book

Our Planet Book

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£25.00

What we do in the next twenty years will determine the future of not just the natural world but humanity itself.

From the directors that brought us the original Planet Earth and Blue Planet, Our Planet is the companion to the groundbreaking Netflix series. It takes us on a journey across the globe’s different biological realms to present stunning visuals of nature's most intriguing animals in action, and environmental change.

Including a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this book places itself at the forefront of a global conversation as we work together to protect and preserve our planet. Featuring breathtakingly beautiful still photography, specially commissioned maps and graphics, and compelling text giving the reader a depth of information that is impossible on screen. 

Revealing the most amazing sights on Earth in unprecedented ways, Our Planet takes nature-lovers deep into the science of our natural world, alongside stories of the ways humans are affecting the world’s ecosystems.

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Bantam Press (2 April 2019)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 22.5 x 2.5 x 28.6 cm

Alastair Fothergill was responsible for the landmark series The Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Frozen Planet, among a range of productions. Since 2006, he has also worked for Disney, directing six wildlife movies for its Disneynature label.

In 2012, he set up Silverback Films with Keith Scholey. Silverback produced The Hunt series for the BBC and Our Planet for Netflix – the first natural history Netflix Original Documentary Series.

Keith Scholey joined the BBC Natural History Unit as a researcher on the David Attenborough series The Living Planet in 1982. Later he became a producer, running series including Prisoners of the Sun, Wildlife on One and the Wildlife Specials and creating and producing Big Cat Diary. In 1998, he became Head of the BBC Natural History Unit and later on, the Controller of all BBC Factual Productions.

In 2008, he left the BBC and is now is the joint director of Silverback Films. In this period, he has directed and produced three Disneynature feature films. He has been responsible for the Discovery series North America and Deadly Islands and the Netflix Original Documentary Series Our Planet.

Fred Pearce, a London-based author and journalist, is a former news editor of the UK-based New Scientist magazine. In 2011 he won a lifetime achievement award for his journalism from the Association of British Science Writers.

His books include Fallout, The New Wild, When the Rivers Run Dry, Earth: Then and Now and Confessions of an Eco Sinner. When the Rivers Run Dry was listed among the all-time ‘Top 50 Sustainability Books’ by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

‘The future of all life on this earth depends on our willingness to take action now’ - David Attenborough

'Featuring some of the world's rarest creatures and previously unseen parts of the Earth - Our Planet travels deep into the science of our natural world. Revealing the most amazing sights, alongside stories of the way humans are affecting the world's ecosystems - this book is part of a vital global conversation about protecting and preserving the planet.' Compass Magazine 

'Breathtaking photographs' Radio Times 

'A treat on your coffee table and a fine companion to any binge watch of the series' Wanderlust 

'Astonishing book...full of beautiful photographs' Radio Times

'Revealing the most amazing sights on Earth, alongside stories of the way humans are affecting the world's ecosystems, this book places itself at the forefront of a global conversation as we work together to protect and preserve the planet.' Catholic Times 


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