David Attenborough


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They did so knowing that it would actually rob them of a certain amount of national income, so that was a huge advance.feedback
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Aug 24 2017
Find all of David Attenborough’s quotes that have been published in 12 different articles on this page. David Attenborough’s quotes are organized by date and topic, making it easy for you to compare, for example, what David Attenborough has said both recently, and in the past, on a variety of topics. Some of the topics David Attenborough likes to comment on include U.K. and well-being. Most recently, David Attenborough said, “I would like to think that the reason the political figures have got that sort of policy that they will know will be at a cost to the national economies is that they are beginning to realise that people worldwide wish that to happen, because they wish to protect the natural world, and I think that view has been helped by what (the Natural History Unit) and other units around the world are doing.”.
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Apr 22 2017

I've just come back from Florida where we have been filming spinner sharks. There are 20,000 of them and people don't even know they're there. From a helicopter you can see this great column of fish and sharks, and just over there, there are people exercising their dogs on the beach.feedback

Apr 22 2017 - Oil

There were these searing yellow fields and I can't think of the damn name. I wanted to say something about it but I couldn't and it wasn't until we got quite close to Geneva that I thought, of course, oil seed rape. I'm not a big fan of electronic communication. When it comes to making television programmes, I like to think that I know what the latest gear is and what tomorrow's latest gear is, but maybe I'm deceiving myself. Everyone must do what they can because it's the most valuable thing we have got, whether your 60 years old or 106.feedback

Apr 21 2017 - Biodiversity

I am immensely pleased to hear that plans to build a bridge at Sukau have been cancelled. This region is recognised worldwide as being a vital enclave for threatened wildlife, and it is indeed good news that the safe passage of orangutans, pygmy elephants and other endangered wildlife will not be threatened by the bridge and all that would have come with it. The decision will [also benefit] the local people who welcome visitors who come to see the wonderful biodiversity of their forests.feedback

Apr 20 2017

I have enjoyed helping people to discover more about the natural world, and Hold the World offers people a unique opportunity: to examine rare objects, some millions of years old, up close. It represents an extraordinary new step in how people can explore and experience nature, all from the comfort of their own homes and I am delighted to be able to help users uncover some of the treasures the Natural History Museum has to offer in a thrilling new way.feedback

Mar 02 2017

I have had many encounters with the magnificent and unique species with which your state is blessed. If this construction is allowed to go ahead, I am left in no doubt that the bridge will have significant negative effects on the region's wildlife, the Kinabatangan's thriving tourism industry and on the image of Sabah as a whole.feedback

Mar 02 2017

I strongly believe that Borneo is one of the most unique and biodiverse places on this planet, and that the world's remaining wild spaces provide more than ecological services and opportunities for economic development; they also provide deep spiritual nourishment for ourselves and future generations of Sabahans and visitors alike.feedback

Feb 20 2017

I am truly thrilled to be joining this new exploration of the underwater worlds which cover most of our planet, yet are still its least known.feedback

Feb 01 2017

The combined group will have a suite of long-dated licences and an expected strong investment grade balance sheet. This will provide more capacity to invest, innovate and compete in an evolving global marketplace.feedback

Dec 08 2016 - Sustainable Development

These gentle giants have been overlooked. It's well known that African elephants are in trouble and there are perhaps just under half a million left. But what no one realised is there are far fewer giraffes, which have already become extinct in seven countries.feedback

Oct 27 2016 - Climate change

Escalating pressures, such as climate change and modern land management, mean that we continue to lose the precious wildlife that enriches our lives and is essential to the health and well-being of those who live in the U.K., and also in its Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories. Our wonderful nature is in serious trouble and it needs our help as never before.feedback

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