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Oceans under greatest threat in history, warns Sir David Attenborough

the leatherback turtle is the largest turtle on the planet
The leatherback turtle is the largest turtle on the planet. David Attenborough travels to Trinidad to meet a community trying to save these giants. Photograph: Gavin Thurston

Blue Planet 2 producers say final episode lays bare shocking damage humanity is wreaking in the seas, from climate change to plastic pollution to noise

December 5, 2017 — The world’s oceans are under the greatest threat in history, according to Sir David Attenborough. The seas are a vital part of the global ecosystem, leaving the future of all life on Earth dependent on humanity’s actions, he says. Continue reading Oceans under greatest threat in history, warns Sir David Attenborough

David Attenborough sees ‘signs of hope’ for the environment

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Sir David Attenborough, 91, was speaking at the Edinburgh TV festival. Photograph: Alicia Canter/the Guardian

Broadcaster says he is more optimistic about the future of the planet after a global shift in attitudes to the natural world

August 24, 2017 — Sir David Attenborough has said he is more encouraged about the future health of Earth than he has been for some time after a “worldwide shift” in attitudes about concern for Continue reading David Attenborough sees ‘signs of hope’ for the environment