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British broadcaster and naturalist

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David Attenborough: British broadcaster and naturalist
Sir David Frederick Attenborough is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection that together constitute a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. He is a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, 3D and 4K. In 2018 and 2019, he received Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Narrator.

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'Moment of crisis' for earth: Sir David Attenborough takes aim at Australia's climate approach amid warning

David Attenborough has called on China to lead the world on climate change and reduce its carbon emissions, saying the moment of crisis has come.
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Sir David Attenborough hits out at Australia's climate platform amid global 'moment of crisis'

David Attenborough has called on China to lead the world on climate change and reduce its carbon emissions, saying the moment of crisis has come.
SBS - Published

Videos for David Attenborough

Attenborough encouraged by plans to tackle climate change [Video]Attenborough encouraged by plans to tackle climate change

Sir David Attenborough says that the government’s plan of action to tackle climate change is a “huge encouragement”. The naturalist and broadcaster made the comments at a launch event for the..

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David Attenborough warns politicians on climate change [Video]David Attenborough warns politicians on climate change

Sir David Attenborough has warned politicians may not be making enough long-term plans to tackle climate change. Report by Khanomh. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Sir David Attenborough warns short governments could hinder climate action [Video]Sir David Attenborough warns short governments could hinder climate action

Sir David Attenborough has addressed the first ever UK-wide citizens assembly on climate change. He warns that politicians may not prioritise climate action due to the short lifespan of governments.

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'The moment of crisis has come' - naturalist Attenborough on climate change [Video]'The moment of crisis has come' - naturalist Attenborough on climate change

"The longer we leave it, the more difficult is it going to be to solve the problems," British naturalist David Attenborough said in an interview with the BBC on January 3.

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Sir David Attenborough warns that humans ‘have overrun the world’ in new trailer [Video]Sir David Attenborough warns that humans ‘have overrun the world’ in new trailer

Sir David Attenborough has warned that “human beings have overrun the world” in a trailer for his new film. The feature-length documentary, titled David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, looks..

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Sir David Attenborough attends opening of JMW Turner exhibition [Video]Sir David Attenborough attends opening of JMW Turner exhibition

Sir David Attenborough attended the opening of the Turner and the Thames exhibition at Turner's House in Twickenham, south-west London. The exhibition, taking place at the recently restored home of JMW..

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Earth ‘at tipping point’ says William as he launches world environmental prize [Video]Earth ‘at tipping point’ says William as he launches world environmental prize

The Duke of Cambridge is hoping to summon the spirit of the lunar landings to help “repair the Earth”, after launching a global environmental challenge to address climate change and other..

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David Attenborough Praises Greta Thunberg Over Skype [Video]David Attenborough Praises Greta Thunberg Over Skype

Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough, a well respected naturalist and conservationist, met over Skype. According to the HuffPost, Thunberg told Attenbourough it was “an honor” to meet him...

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Greta Thunberg meets David Attenborough on Skype [Video]Greta Thunberg meets David Attenborough on Skype

Greta Thunberg meets David Attenborough on Skype. The 16-year-old Nobel peace prize nominee discussed issues of public perception with the 93-year-old TV presenter, while they both thanked each other..

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Thunberg meets Attenborough, an inspiration [Video]Thunberg meets Attenborough, an inspiration

In an interview for BBC radio's Today program, for which she was the guest editor, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke to legendary conservationist Sir David Attenborough via video link. Joe..

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Thunberg meets Attenborough, an inpiration [Video]Thunberg meets Attenborough, an inpiration

In an interview for BBC radio's Today program, for which she was the guest editor, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke to legendary conservationist Sir David Attenborough via video link. Joe..

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Thunberg tells David Attenborough his nature films inspired her [Video]Thunberg tells David Attenborough his nature films inspired her

In an interview for BBC radio's Today program, for which she was the guest editor, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg spoke to veteran British broadcaster Sir David Attenborough via video link.

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‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change

‘the moment of crisis has come’: sir david attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change
Sir David Attenborough has warned the “moment of crisis” for climate change has come in an urgent appeal for action in a new interview. The renowned broadcaster's intervention comes after he said..
WorldNews - Published

Sir David Attenborough warns of climate 'crisis moment'

We're at a pivotal point in efforts to tackle climate change, the naturalist and broadcaster warns.
BBC News - Published

When Greta Thunberg met Sir David Attenborough

The teenage activist and veteran naturalist talk to each other for the first time (via Skype).
BBC News - Published

Sir David Attenborough hits out at the federal government over climate position

Sir David Attenborough has taken another swipe at the Australian government’s climate policies, expressing his shock at the government’s hesitation to link recent extreme weather with global..
SBS - Published

David Attenborough brands Boris Johnson 'shameful' for boycotting climate change TV debate

'I don't know what else he had to do, but it would have to be very, very important to dodge this one'
Independent - Published

Naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough to get Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2019

His name was selected for the prize by an international jury chaired by former president Pranab Mukherjee, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust announced on Tuesday. "Few individuals have come to be as..
IndiaTimes - Published

Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic

The world is starting to tackle the threat of plastic waste, according to Sir David Attenborough.
BBC News - Published

Sir David Attenborough: 'People thought we were cranks'

The broadcaster on his cult status, protecting the planet and finally finding its most elusive animal.
BBC News - Published

Attenborough in fight over bog home plans

A developer hopes to build more than 500 homes near Askham Bog nature reserve in York.
BBC News - Published

David Attenborough: Save Sussex's magical kelp forests

Kelp forests are an important marine environment but are being destroyed by changing fishing methods.
BBC News - Published

'Boaty McBoatface' ship named after Sir David Attenborough

The UK's new polar research ship was nearly named Boaty McBoatface after an online poll.
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UK royals give Boaty McBoatface polar ship its official name

Prince William and his wife Kate formally named a new British polar research ship "Sir David Attenborough" on Thursday, a more dignified title than the public's choice of "Boaty McBoatface".
Reuters - Published

David Attenborough says people are 'fed up' with EU but refuses to say if he is a Brexiteer

'There had to be a change, one way or another,' says broadcaster
Independent - Published

Attenborough-opposed Askham Bog homes plan is rejected

Plans to build homes near Askham Bog in York are turned down by the city's council.
BBC News - Published

David Attenborough takes aim at Australia for lack of climate action

Legendary natural historian, David Attenborough, has outlined a dire future for the world if climate change is not addressed immediately.
SBS - Published

David Attenborough tells MPs the hard truth on climate change, but they can't afford to listen

The inconvenient truth is that it's easy for David Attenborough to tell the truth about climate change. He doesn't have an election to win
Independent - Published

'To chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult'

Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that "to chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult".
BBC News - Published

Plastic injury seal named after Sir David Attenborough returns to sea

A seal, named in honour of Sir David Attenborough, beats extreme neck injury from beach plastic.
BBC News - Published

Attenborough lauds no-plastic Glastonbury

In a surprise appearance, Sir David Attenborough has thanked Glastonbury for banning plastic bottles as he showed a trailer for his latest documentary.
SBS - Published

Glastonbury: Thank you for going plastic-free, says Attenborough

The 93-year-old naturalist tells crowds the use of a million plastic bottles has been avoided .
BBC News - Published

Glastonbury: Sir David Attenborough hails plastic ban

The naturalist takes to the Pyramid Stage to thank festival-goers shortly before Kylie Minogue's performance.
BBC News - Published

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by Stephanie Boyd - Beer Owner Removes Multipack Packaging The continued fight against the rise of plastic in our landfills and in our oceans is something which continues to be well-publicized, and..
One News Page Staff - Published

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