Yann Arthus-Bertrand is a photographer, a reporter, a documentary maker and a French ecologist, been born on March 13th, 1946 in Paris. He chairs the Goodplanet foundation.
His book The Earth seen by the sky, appeared for the first time in 1999 and a documentary of the same name of which was pulled in 2004, is a world best-seller. In 1963, 17-year-old, he becomes a production assistant then a movie actor. He plays among others beside Michèle Morgan Say in Me who to kill of Étienne Périer in 1965.
·In 1976, 30-year-old, he leaves with his wife Anne, to live in Kenya in the national park Massai Mara to study the behavior of a family of lions
· In 1981, of return in France, he publishes the book of photos Lions in 1983 and becomes a journalist, a reporter, international photographer specialized in the international reportings of adventure, sport, nature, animals and in the air photo.
·Yann Arthus-Bertrand livens up Seen by the sky, a television program on France 2 dedicated to the environment.
·Yann Arthus-Bertrand received the first title of goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Environment Programme.