Michael Poliza’s The World, which was published as a limited XXL edition in 2019, was rightly hailed as one of the outstanding books of the year. Now, at last, this collection of the best photos by the renowned landscape and animal photographer from all seven continents is available in a new coffee table edition.
With an additional new essay on the subject of climate change, species protection and overtourism and texts by the renowned travel journalist Sophy Roberts Michael Poliza is more than a seasoned globetrotter who has travelled through almost 170 countries. With this book, we voyage with him to Australia and New Zealand, to Vietnam and Myanmar, to the west of the USA and northern Canada, to Bolivia and the Galapagos Islands, to Antarctica, and through Africa. Together, these pictures form a spectacular portrait of our planet in all its beauty, diversity, and its vulnerability.