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David Attenborough Holds Talks With Barack Obama

The celebrated documentary-maker received a surprise invitation to the White House last month (May15) and was flown from his native Britain to Washington, D.C. to hold talks with the American politician. Attenborough...

Ricky Gervais Calls On Xi Jinping To Ban China's Ivory Trade

Funnyman Ricky Gervais, nature Tv broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, and actress Joanna Lumley have called on China's President Xi Jinping to ban the country's trade in ivory.They have signed an open letter asking the leader...

Welsh Plant Named After Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough has brought education, enjoyment and flora, forna and animal appreciation to so many over his illustrious career that it was only a matter of time before he was recognised by the wildlife...

David Attenborough Struggling To Cope With Brother's Death

Veteran nature Tv broadcaster Sir David Attenborough is struggling to cope following the death of his brother Lord Richard Attenborough, and fears he will never get over the loss.The Jurassic Park star passed away in...

Dougie Poynter Reveals David Attenborough Obsession

British pop star Dougie Poynter bought a house near Sir David Attenborough's residence just to be close to the veteran broadcaster.The MCBusted star has revealed he is a huge fan of the nature Tv expert...

David Attenborough Wants Protection For Africa's Oldest Wildlife Park

Veteran nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has issued a public plea for the protection of Africa's oldest wildlife park and its mountain gorilla population amid fears the area could be devastated by oil exploration.The British...

David Attenborough Wishes Viewers Saw Late Brother's Funny Side

Sir David Attenborough wishes the public got more opportunity to see the lighter side of his late brother Lord Richard Attenborough's character.The Jurassic Park star died in August (14) and his sibling, famed wildlife documentary...

Sir David Attenborough Returning To Great Barrier Reef. We Can't Wait.

Sir David Attenborough is returning to the Great Barrier Reef for a brand new series for BBC One. Sir David first filmed on the Reef in 1957 though is returning to explore the "astounding and...

David Attenborough Wants To Discover The Yeti

Veteran nature Tv broadcaster Sir David Attenborough hopes to fulfil a lifelong ambition by tracking down the Yeti.The 88-year-old Brit has been making wildlife shows for the Bbc since the 1950s and his groundbreaking work...

Ellie Goulding Wants David Attenborough On Next Album

Ellie Goulding wants Sir David Attenborough to appear on her next album.The 'Burn' singer would love to incorporate the 88-year-old broadcasting legend and naturist's dulcet tones into a track on her next record because she...

Sir David Attenborough Receives City Honour

Legendary nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has been awarded the Freedom of the City of Bristol, England.The British wildlife expert, 87, was presented with the special accolade during a ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday...

David Attenborough Launches Crowdfunding Drive For Gorillas

Legendary nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has asked fans for donations in a bid to save mountain gorillas.The wildlife expert has launched his first crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com, and wants to raise $160,000 (£100,000) to...

David Attenborough Called In Lawyers Over Online Impersonators

Veteran British nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough had to call in a team of lawyers to deal with online imposters who were using his name to send lewd messages to fans.Attenborough has revealed he was...

Richmond, London Tops David Attenborough's List Of Favourite Places

David Attenborough has travelled the entire globe, filming nature documentaries in a career that has spanned six decades, but Richmond in West London is officially his favourite place on this earth. The legendary broadcaster was...

Is Sir David Attenborough The Gospel? This Time: Bbc Wages

Having offered up his sizable sixpence on human evolution and the Chinese ‘one child’ policy, seminal voice of a generation David Attenborough has moved on to the high wages at the BBC. He, of course,...

David Attenborough's Population Warning Against Large Families

Sir David Attenborough has made an alarming claim that the human population has finally beaten the grasp of Mother Nature and we have stopped evolving.But the new challenge for the human race is overcrowding as...

Everybody Run: David Attenborough Says We're Not Evolving!

As possibly the most respected voice in the UK – seriously, people think this guy’s god – David Attenborough commands a modicum of respect when he speaks. So when Mr. Nature himself declares that we,...

Sir David Attenborough Has A Bleak Vision Of The Future & Says Large Families Will Ensure His Vision Comes True

Sir David Attenborough may brighten up people's homes with his insightful and often magnificent documentaries, but the man with the golden voice isn't always as upbeat as he sounds. The naturalist recently gave his views...

Bjork Rocks London's Alexandra Palace, A Camera Phone-free Zone

Bjork's 2011 album Biophilia, exploring the relationship between nature, technology and music, was considered one of the better efforts of that year, though the supporting live show appears to have eclipsed it. The show -...

Bodger & Badger Speak Out Against Badger Cull With New Clip [Video]

If you were a British child growing up in the nineties, you'll realise how exciting the news of the return of Bodger and Badger is.The ventriloquist actor and his "talking" furry, potato-loving badger companion entertained...

David Attenborough Vows To Keep Working After Heart Surgery

Beloved British nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has vowed to keep on working despite undergoing emergency heart surgery in June (13).The 87-year-old was forced to cancel a speaking tour of Australia to have a pacemaker...

David Attenborough Picks Up Honorary Degree

Legendary nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough was back in the spotlight on Monday (01Jul13) as he accepted an honorary degree in Northern Ireland, a month after undergoing heart surgery.The Tv veteran was forced to postpone...

David Attenborough Reschedules Australian Tour After Heart Surgery

Legendary nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has vowed to head Down Under next month (Jul13) to complete his postponed speaking tour of Australia just weeks after undergoing heart surgery.The 87-year-old Tv star underwent an emergency...

David Attenborough Doing Well After Heart Surgery

Beloved nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough is recovering well after undergoing heart surgery on Tuesday (04Jun13).The 87 year old, who is the younger brother of movie legend Lord Richard Attenborough, underwent an urgent operation to...

Sir David Attenborough Cancels Australia Tour To Undergo Heart Surgery

You can’t expect Sir David Attenborough to keep going at the rate of knots he has done all his life, the dude’s getting old. So perhaps it’s not surprise that the nature documenter has been...

Sir David Attenborough To Undergo Emergency Heart Surgery

Revered nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough is to undergo emergency heart surgery in London on Tuesday (04Jun).The 87-year-old Brit was advised to schedule the procedure after his cardiologist determined him to be in urgent need...

Sir David Attenborough Joins Slash & May On Badger Anthem

Top nature expert Sir David Attenborough has joined Slash and Brian May on their new badger-love anthem.May has recorded the star-studded track to promote his ongoing campaign against the U.K. government's decision to cull badgers...

'Tweet Of The Day' - David Attenborough Will Bring Tweeting Back Offline With New Radio 4 Programme

Sir David Attenborough will attempt to give a new meaning to the word “tweet” – or rather, the old one – with his new Radio 4 programme “Tweet of the Day”. Each day, the 90-minute...

Sir David Attenborough To Present New 1m30s Birdsong Show

Sir David Attenborough knows how to tweet his nature-loving fans. His latest venture is a short show on Radio Four called Tweet of The Day. Each episode will last a minute and a half, and...

David Attenborough Accused Of Ignoring Animals' Potentially 'Homosexual' Behaviours

David Attenborough's nature documentaries are some of the best loved programming from the UK, indeed Attenborough is probably one of the best loved people in the UK. However, Dr Brett Mills from the University of...

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