Now, I feel I must bear witness not only to the wonders I have seen, but to the devastation that has occurred in my lifetime – whole ecosystems destroyed, habitats swallowed up by farming and living space as populations grow, species all but wiped out. My testimony is a first-person narrative of how human growth […]
But Sir David knows humans can turn things around – and he draws on his wealth of experience to prove it, including a visit to Virunga, in Rwanda, in 1979. He recalls: “I met some of the few remaining mountain gorillas, including a mischievous youngster called Poppy.
The world’s voice of nature delivered a message relevant to India’s past, present and future. In the past, India contributed more than its fair share to the world being overrun by humans because of the failures of the family planning programme. At present, India has 15 out of 20 of the world’s most polluted cities […]
But Sir Attenborough claims that all of the solutions are “within our grasp” and there are a number of “steps we can take and goals we must achieve to avert the coming catastrophe.”
The app, “Story of Life” is free, and will be released on November 17. It contains more than 1,000 of the most memorable moments filmed during his peerless career. From mountain gorillas in the series Life on Earth to snow leopards in the current series Planet Earth 2, it is all there, including, of course, […]
“Yet despite these good intentions, I recognise that we have ended up creating distress amongst many people. The BBC now accepts that we should have taken a different approach at the time of broadcast and we are very sorry for that. We will now be strengthening our guidance on offensive language across our output.
The Tudor historian said BLM (pictured, a march over Cecil Rhodes statue at Oxford University in June) was trying to ‘delegitimise’ Britain’s past, claiming supporters were beginning with a conclusion and adapting the facts to suit it
In a statement, a BBC spokesperson told The Daily Star on Sunday: ‘We would like to thank Sue for her enormous contribution as the show’s longest-reigning host over the last 23 years, and Matt and Phil for their excellent team captaincy over 16 and 12 years respectively.
“Money and opportunity doesn’t outweigh the dissatisfaction that I feel with this situation. This is wild to me, especially in the current social climate, and I can’t make any sense of it no matter how much I think about it. So I think that’s it’s time that I left.”
Such a fan of Netflix Documentary is Lady Tatiana Mountbatten (left), that she’s dressed up as one of the show’s most colourful characters, Carole Baskin (right), an animal rights campaigner who denied claims she murdered her ex-husband