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Planetary Collective’s Overview

Planetary Collective’s Overview BIODIVERSITY 2019, VOL. 20, NO. 4, 165 FILM REVIEW https://vimeo.com/55073825 Seeing is believing. A shift in perspective opens new vistas seen as a synonym for ‘ecological thinking’– namely big and allows new ideas to take hold. And nowhere is this picture stuff. seen more in film and cinema. When Apollo 8 orbited the Christmas is traditionally a period of reflection before moon in 1968 and astronaut William Anders’‘Earthrise’ the new year begins. As a greater sense of urgency to photograph returned to our planet, things had changed. tackle climate breakdown and stem the horrific loss of Heralded as ‘the most influential environmental photo- species gains more traction, Overview is a reminder that graph ever taken’ by we share this dynamic living earth and makes a very US nature photographer Galen Rowell, the documen- welcome addition to any holiday viewing. tary film Overview uses that moment in history – when we For more about the award-winning short and the fea- looked back at ourselves – as the starting point for the ture-length follow up, visit: http://weareplanetary.com excellent short film. Interviews with astronauts and phi- losophers are cut with beautifully edited sequences of the Reference earth from space, inviting reflection at http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biodiversity Taylor & Francis

Planetary Collective’s Overview

Biodiversity , Volume 20 (4): 1 – Oct 2, 2019

Planetary Collective’s Overview

Biodiversity , Volume 20 (4): 1 – Oct 2, 2019

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BIODIVERSITY 2019, VOL. 20, NO. 4, 165 FILM REVIEW https://vimeo.com/55073825 Seeing is believing. A shift in perspective opens new vistas seen as a synonym for ‘ecological thinking’– namely big and allows new ideas to take hold. And nowhere is this picture stuff. seen more in film and cinema. When Apollo 8 orbited the Christmas is traditionally a period of reflection before moon in 1968 and astronaut William Anders’‘Earthrise’ the new year begins. As a greater sense of urgency to photograph returned to our planet, things had changed. tackle climate breakdown and stem the horrific loss of Heralded as ‘the most influential environmental photo- species gains more traction, Overview is a reminder that graph ever taken’ by we share this dynamic living earth and makes a very US nature photographer Galen Rowell, the documen- welcome addition to any holiday viewing. tary film Overview uses that moment in history – when we For more about the award-winning short and the fea- looked back at ourselves – as the starting point for the ture-length follow up, visit: http://weareplanetary.com excellent short film. Interviews with astronauts and phi- losophers are cut with beautifully edited sequences of the Reference earth from space, inviting reflection at

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© 2019 Philip Moore
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2160-0651
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1488-8386
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10.1080/14888386.2019.1665586
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BIODIVERSITY 2019, VOL. 20, NO. 4, 165 FILM REVIEW https://vimeo.com/55073825 Seeing is believing. A shift in perspective opens new vistas seen as a synonym for ‘ecological thinking’– namely big and allows new ideas to take hold. And nowhere is this picture stuff. seen more in film and cinema. When Apollo 8 orbited the Christmas is traditionally a period of reflection before moon in 1968 and astronaut William Anders’‘Earthrise’ the new year begins. As a greater sense of urgency to photograph returned to our planet, things had changed. tackle climate breakdown and stem the horrific loss of Heralded as ‘the most influential environmental photo- species gains more traction, Overview is a reminder that graph ever taken’ by we share this dynamic living earth and makes a very US nature photographer Galen Rowell, the documen- welcome addition to any holiday viewing. tary film Overview uses that moment in history – when we For more about the award-winning short and the fea- looked back at ourselves – as the starting point for the ture-length follow up, visit: http://weareplanetary.com excellent short film. Interviews with astronauts and phi- losophers are cut with beautifully edited sequences of the Reference earth from space, inviting reflection at

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