Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Terra: Our Earth

The well-known French photographer, reporter and environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand and film-maker Michael Pitiot have produced a film that is able to change the way humans look at the animal kingdom. It’s been called an “ode to the beauty of the world”.

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Assisted by wildlife cinematographers, the film, called Terra, asks what our lives will be like tomorrow, whether we can recover our respect for wildlife and what options we have to bring about a better quality of life on Earth.

Yann Arthus-Bertrand created a company in 2012 called Hope Production, dedicated to major international environmental issues. According to the website, “Its profits are reinvested in other audiovisual projects on sustainable development or in the financing of NGO activities”. Earth

Yann Arthus-Bertrand captures our planet’s beauty in pictures “to raise awareness of the importance of preserving it”.