David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough Slams 'Disrespectful' Zoo Visitors Following London Gorilla Escape

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK

Sir David Attenborough has lambasted visitors to zoos who are not “respectful” to animals after a 29-stone gorilla escaped from his London Zoo enc...

The Olympics TV Coverage Left David Attenborough Clearly Unmoved

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Entertainment

There are many fans of sport in this country but, judging by his comments to RadioTimes.com, it would seem that veteran naturalist David Attenborough ...

David Attenborough Gives Stark Warning After Devastating Report On Britain's Wildlife

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

Britain has suffered a sharp decline in biodiversity to become one of the most “nature depleted” countries in the world, a landmark report has rev...

Man Gets Huge Tattoo Of David Attenborough To Celebrate His 90th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Style

David Attenborough turned 90 on Saturday 8 May and one man pulled out all the stops to celebrate. Matt Daly, from Jersey, got a giant tattoo of Attenb...

Happy 90th Birthday, Sir David!

PA | Posted 08.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough has been hailed as "a god of wildlife presenters" on his 90th birthday.The naturalist enters his 10th decade as a beloved inspi...

Happy 90th Birthday David Attenborough!

Mike Gunton | Posted 07.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Mike Gunton

Last summer I had been given the job to add to the Attenborough Birthday celebrations by producing a special programme to celebrate both the happy day and his life's work for the BBC. Clearly, a lovely thing to do, and right from the start I was not in the slightest concerned about filling an hour with wonderful stories, clips and anecdotes courtesy arguably the worlds foremost storyteller. However, there was one slight problem - persuading David to agree to actually take part.

11 David Attenborough Pictures That'll Change Your Mind About Boaty McBoatface

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

The dream of immortalising Boaty McBoatface may have come to an end, but Sir David Attenborough's experience as a naturalist and traveller prove he is...

They Can Ignore Our Boaty, But They Can Never Ignore Our Votey

Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK
Sarah Ann Harris

There's something heartening about the fact that the Boaty poll proved that Britons can get animated about something - even something which many would regard as dry and sciencey. While I can't quite see the leader of a political party capturing the nation's hearts like Boaty, perhaps if we can channel that enthusiasm for something far more important, we'll all take a bit more interest and pride in our democratic system.

Petition Calls On David Attenborough To Change Name To Boaty McBoatface

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Comedy

An internet petition is calling on Sir David Attenborough to change his name via deed poll in protest to the government's decision to overturn a poll ...

Boaty McBoatface Name Submerged By Ministers Amid Election Results

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

Boaty McBoatface will live on, despite ministers initially pouring cold water on the popular name, as a high-tech sub on board the main vessel, which ...

'National Treasure' Sir David Praised By Duke Of Cambridge In BBC1 Special

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 30.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

The Duke of Cambridge has praised “national treasure” Sir David Attenborough, in a clip filmed for BBC1’s ‘Attenborough At 90’ show. The sp...

Sir David Reveals The Worst Moment Of His TV Career

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Sir David Attenborough has had a hugely successful 60 years in television, but he's admitted that things don’t always go smoothly, opening up about ...

Letters Reveal David Once Turned Down Terry's BBC Application

PA | Press Association | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Sir Terry Wogan was turned down for a job as a BBC Two presenter by Sir David Attenborough in 1965, letters unearthed from the BBC archives reveal. ...

Hunters and Hunted

Simon Ross | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK
Simon Ross

There is an alternative. Where countries educate and empower women, ensure reliable access to a range of family planning methods and promote the benefits of smaller families, birth rates fall quickly to western levels.

Attenborough: Is There Still Hope on Climate?

Adam Stones | Posted 05.12.2015 | UK
Adam Stones

As world leaders gather in Paris to try and limit global warming to 1.5 or 2 degrees, we are left with the question 'Will this actually help or are we actually, very much, totally screwed?'

David Attenborough Narrates Black Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Once a year, a neglected species comes out of hiding to stock up for the winter months. Taking advantage of cheap televisions and discounted appliance...

BBC Unveils Plans For David Attenborough's 90th Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

The BBC is set to celebrate David Attenborough’s 90th birthday with a special retrospective. The naturalist and broadcaster will sit down for an...

David Attenborough Gives Obama A Brilliantly British Lesson In Manners

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

Most people would drop anything for the chance of a White House meeting with the President of the United States, but not David Attenborough. The br...

PICTURES: Thankyou, BBC, You Just Made The World Look Amazing!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

The planet has never looked more stunning than in these high-definition images, marking the release of BBC Earth Films' 'Enchanted Kingdom'. Narra...

David Attenborough Trends, Nation Has Collective Heart Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK

Sir David Attenborough was interviewed on Radio 1 this morning and naturally it got people talking. In fact, so many people that his name began to ...

What's Your Top TV Moment With David Attenborough?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

There are national treasures in the United Kingdom - David Beckham, Clare Balding, Joanna Lumley and the like - and then there's David Attenborough. L...

Celebrity Impressions: Do They Know It's Narcissism?

Darren Altman | Posted 22.01.2015 | 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 16.12.2014 | 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...