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Endangered - Tim Flach

Hardcover

Published: 1st October 2017
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Product Description

We can’t save the world if we don’t care about the world. Visual imagery plays a huge role in helping us to care about what is happening around us. Endangered is an experiment by award-winning photographer Tim Flach in how and why we connect emotionally to other forms of life through visual imagery.

Through Tim’s extraordinary up-close photographs, we see:

  • The last of the white rhinos – there are only three left in the world: two females incapable of carrying a child and one male with low sperm count
  • The majestic swarms of the Monarch Butterly, whose milkweed crops are being destroyed by herbicides
  • The Lord Howe Island Stick Insect – an extinction success story! Thought to be extinct in 1920 after rats from a wrecked Glaswegian cargo ship made it to shore and caused chaos on Lord Howe Island. A tiny colony of 24 specimens was discovered on the tiny rocky outcrop of Balls Pyramid in 2001 and has now been saved in the Melbourne Zoo.
We also learn that:
  • Bees are worth 300 billion USD to the global economy
  • 100 million sharks are killed for their fins every year
  • Some fast-growing coral can recover from damage within 10-15 years, if given a chance...
This immense book is a staggeringly beautiful siren call to connect people with nature.

About the Author

Tim Flach studied fine art at Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design. He emerged with a facination for photography which has since led to numerous commissions, awards, solo exhibitions and a presence in permanent collections and publications around the world. His other books include Equus, Dogs Gods and More Than Human. Endangered is his fourth and most ambitious book.

ISBN: 9780500501139
ISBN-10: 0500501130
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Published: 1st October 2017
Publisher: Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 34.6 x 27.6  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 2.98