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#SachinTendulkar on the importance of #forests & the Sachin Mango Tree! #india #wed2011

Book on Forests and People Publisher: Editions de la Martiniere UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, best known for his aerial photography book, Earth From Above, and the internationally-acclaimed film HOME, launched on WED in 2009, is showing his support with a coffee-table book, entitled Forests and People in collaboration with UNEP. Designed for all audiences, the book is illustrated with 70 selected photographs of the exhibition and supplemented with texts written by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) experts, the GoodPlanet Foundation team and celebrity activists Li Bingbing, Janine Benyus, Sachin Tendulkar, Gisele Bundchen, Don Cheadle and Wangari Maathai. The book examines the forests in their biological, cultural and economic dimension. It focuses on those who inhabit them, their benefits, the threats they face and ways to protect them. Introductions Br...

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