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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.

MP calls for Attenborough or Dench to front COVID broadcasts [Video]

MP calls for Attenborough or Dench to front COVID broadcasts

Conservative MP Sir David Amess has told the House of Commons that Dame Judi Dench or Sir David Attenborough should front public service broadcasts to help communicate key messages during the..

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'If we damage the natural world, we damage ourselves'
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Natural history TV 'boosts species awareness'

Programmes, such as Sir David Attenborough's, triggered a greater interest in species.
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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.
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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..
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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.
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When Greta Thunberg met Sir David Attenborough

The teenage activist and veteran naturalist talk to each other for the first time (via Skype).
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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..
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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'
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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..
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Attenborough: World 'changing habits' on plastic

The world is starting to tackle the threat of plastic waste, according to Sir David Attenborough.
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Sir David Attenborough: 'People thought we were cranks'

The broadcaster on his cult status, protecting the planet and finally finding its most elusive animal.
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Attenborough in fight over bog home plans

A developer hopes to build more than 500 homes near Askham Bog nature reserve in York.
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David Attenborough: Save Sussex's magical kelp forests

Kelp forests are an important marine environment but are being destroyed by changing fishing methods.
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'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".
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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
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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.
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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
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'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".
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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.
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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.
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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 .
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Glastonbury: Sir David Attenborough hails plastic ban

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