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Big World, Small Planet Hardcover – 2 Feb 2015

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  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Max Ström (2 Feb. 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9171263349
  • ISBN-13: 978-9171263346
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 2.2 x 21.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 57,288 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"If you have time to read one book on this subject, I highly recommend the new Big World, Small Planet, by Johan Rockstrom, director of the Stockholm Resilience Center, and Mattias Klum, whose stunning photographs of ecosystem disruptions reinforce the urgency of the moment."--Thomas L. Freidman --The New York Times

About the Author

Johan Rockström is one of the world s leading international scientists on global sustainability. He is Science Advisor to Peter Bakker (President World Business Council for Sustainable Development, WBCSD) and regularly gives scientific advice to the UN/Ban Ki-moon SDG process (the Open Working Group in the General Assembly). He is Co-chair with Professor Jeffrey Sachs (Earth Institute) of the Growth within planetary boundaries theme of the Ban Ki-moon Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). He is Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Chair of several international science-policy-business initiatives on global sustainable development (EAT Forum on Food and Health; Earth League a network of world leading Earth science institutions; Water-Land-Ecosystem program of the CGIAR/Green revolution institutes; Arctic Resilience Assessment for the Arctic Council). Johan Rockström is in the Swedish government s Future s Commission and has been elected Sweden s most influential person on environmental issues two years in a row, and voted Swede of the year 2009. Mattias Klum is a Swedish photographer and filmmaker, known for portraying, in his own artistic way, endangered species, natural environments and ethnic minorities in peril around the globe. Since 1997, he has had a number of articles and cover images published by National Geographic magazine. Klum was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2008. He is a Senior Fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, a Fellow at the National Geographic Society and the Linnean Society of London. This is Klum s thirteenth book.

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