David Attenborough

Celebrity Impressions: Do They Know It's Narcissism?

Darren Altman | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Darren Altman

But what song? Something poignant, like a Johnny Cash ballad? Joni Mitchell? The articulate lyrics of Sting? No, sod that! I chose the Kylie Classic I Should Be So Lucky.

Are Bees 'Green Crap'?

Barry Gardiner | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

This government is presiding over the unravelling of the fabric of nature. On our small part of the planet our approach to pollinators is a local example of what is a growing, global 'biodiversity crisis'. Sir David Attenborough has talked about this crisis leading not only to great physical impoverishment but to great spiritual impoverishment as well. It is hard to imagine a world without bees. It would be even harder to live in it.

This Video Of David Attenborough Narrating Footage Of Fangirls Is Very Funny

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Comedy

"These have been called nature's greatest experiment..." In this video by Ali Jardz, David Attenborough observes the most dangerous species of all:...

19 Pictures To Celebrate Sir David Attenborough's 88th Birthday

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Patriarch of wildlife TV Sir David Attenborough turns 88-years-old today. Last year the beloved naturalist, whose six-decade career includes a str...

3D Creative Summit 2014

Alice Stansfield | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alice Stansfield

Over Wednesday 12th till Thursday 13th March the BFI South bank in London hosted the 3D Creative Summit. 'As 3D's future takes shape, this is a true o...

WATCH: Sir David Attenborough's Alternative Curling Commentary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Thank you, Radio One's Greg James, for making this happen: an alternative commentary on Olympic curling, as given by the master of nature documentarie...

David Attenborough's Grisly Discovery, the Revolution & Digging Up History on Richmond Hill

Annabel Burn | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK
Annabel Burn

Sir David Attenborough is one of the higher profile residents of Richmond Hill in Surrey. Recently, while his builders were converting the old "Hole in the Wall" Pub by his home, a severed skull was unearthed and examined, solving the "Barnes murder" dating back to the 1800s.

Will Someone Please Help Me Get A Momonga?

Pete Cashmore | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Comedy
Pete Cashmore

Up until a few weeks ago, I had no idea what a momonga was. Then, someone introduced me to the delights of the momonga, and I wondered to myself how I had managed to live for long without them. Now, having been aware of their existence for about a month, I now know that I actually cannot live without them any longer

'If You Get A Lewd Message, It's Not From Me'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

Sir David Attenborough has revealed internet trolls impersonating him sent "obscene" messages on social media. The 87-year-old instructed his lawy...

Tory Councillor Suggests David Attenborough Should Kill Himself

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Politics

UPDATE 18/09 15:15: Philip Taylor has released a statement regarding his comments (see below) A Tory councillor has sparked controversy after sug...

'How Long Should We Let Old People Live?'

Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

When Sir David Attenborough appeared on the Today programme, he might have been expected to talk about his new series, David Attenborough's Rise of An...

Sending Food Aid To Africa Is 'Barmy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

Sending food to countries stricken by famine is "barmy" and a sign the world is heading toward disaster because of overpopulation, Sir David Attenboro...

Have Humans Stopped Evolving By Natural Selection?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK

Human beings have stopped evolving and should be persuaded not to have large families, TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough has said. The broadcaster,...

David Cameron Vs National Treasures: David Attenborough and Badgers Win Hands Down

Luke Massey | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Massey

Cameron may have realised the depths of his troubles when he found out he wasn't just taking on one national treasure but two. As if badgers weren't beloved enough, Sir David Attenborough has joined a musical supergroup consisting of Brian May, Slash, Shara Nelson and others as they enter the charts this week on an anti-cull ticket.

Why Caring for Nature Should Stay in the National Curriculum

Elisabeth Whitebread | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Elisabeth Whitebread

We wrote a letter, which was published this weekend alongside an article in the Sunday Times. It calls on the government to re-instate caring for nature in the primary school curriculum for the benefit of children today and tomorrow. Sir David Attenborough called me up to let me know he would sign our letter.

Why Doctor Who in 3D Still Isn't Enough for Me to Invest in 3D TV

Dr Keith M. Johnston | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dr Keith M. Johnston

The news that Doctor Who's 50th anniversary special would be broadcast in 3D should, given my interest in 3D media and my long-term fandom of the Doctor and his TARDIS, be the final tipping point that pushes me over the edge into investing in a new 3D TV.

BBC On Back Foot Over Africa Climate Change Claim

PA | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

The BBC re-edited an episode of Sir David Attenborough's Africa series to remove a disputed claim over climate change. In the episode, broadcast on...

David Attenborough Receives Message From Outer Space Through Twitter

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

National treasure Sir David Attenborough made his Twitter debut on Wednesday - and received a message from space. The veteran wildlife broadcaster ...

PREVIEW: Final 'Africa' Episode Turns Its Attention To Rhinos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Attenborough will experience the realities of rhino poaching in the final episode of his hit BBC One series 'Africa' on Wednesday night. In K...

Sir David Attenborough - How to Make the Very Most of a 'Life on Earth'

Rob Atkinson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Home
Rob Atkinson

If there were only a course or qualification entitled "How to Get The Most out Of Life" - and, by golly, shouldn't there be? - then who better, I earnestly enquire, to act as mentor or role-model than Sir David Frederick Attenborough, OM, CH, CVO, CBE, FRS?

NTAs 2013: The 14 Best Things About This Year's National Television Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry being nervous presenting the first award, a nice change from the overall slickness on display David Walliams' take on...

David Attenborough Says Humans Are A 'Plague On Earth'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

David Attenborough has described humans as a "plague on Earth" that need to slow down breeding to stop the world's population being reduced by more br...

PICTURES: Fighting Giraffes Stun BBC Viewers

Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Attenborough's New BBC1 Series Africa promised a lot and it delivered with some stunning footage of giraffes fighting. The six part series is...

New 'Open' Policy For Attenborough Show After Polar Bear Debacle

PA | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough's new BBC wildlife series will tell viewers when animals are filmed in specially controlled conditions after an episode of Froz...

Caroline Frost

Sir David Attenborough: 'There's Only One Place Left To Discover'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

There's only place on the planet left to discover, according to Sir David Attenborough. "The ultra depths of the ocean is the last frontier," expl...