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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Earth From Above: Explorations and Wastes

The world famous aerial portrait exhibition "Earth From Above" is in Hong Kong China from 29 Dec 2010 to 29 Dec 2011. Hundreds of magnificent photographs captured by master Yann Arthus-Bertrand are printed and presented on the roof-top of the China Hong Kong Harbour Ferry terminal.


Fact: "87% of the energy consumed in the world is not renewable!"

The purpose of this exhibition is to promote green living towards sustainable development. The general public can admire amazing photographs taken at the various corners of the world; and learn about the damages that human beings has been doing to our planet.

Scrap yard, France

Oil residue landfill from the Exploitation of oil sands, Canada

The images presented are photographs of the large prints that are on displays at Hong Kong. They have been re-sized and re-cropped. There might also be unwanted glare or shadows in some of the photos. 

Details of the images presented in the collage:
  • Grounded boat, Aral sea, Kazakhstan
  • Open-air waste dump, Dominican Republic
  • Scrap yard, France
  • Aerator in a shrimp farm, Taiwan
  • Oil residue landfill from the Exploitation of oil sands, Canada
  • Delmas open-air coal mine, Republic of South Africa 
  • Iraqi tank graveyard, Kuwait

You can download high-quality wallpapers from Mr. Arthus-Bertrand's official website for personal use at http://www.yannarthusbertrand.org