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A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future

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Favorite Quotes: Among all of these social improvements, one in particular is found to significantly reduce family size - the empowerment of women. Greek: Η ζωή στον πλανήτη μας: Η μαρτυρία μου και ένα όραμα για το μέλλον, romanized: I zoí ston planíti mas: I martyría mou kai éna órama gia to méllon.

Delightful autobiographical section to open this interesting book – 4 StarsA well-presented book that’s very easy to read, and I particularly enjoyed the opening section in which Sir David Attenborough gives us a potted autobiography covering several of his most notable broadcasts. A companion book to the film David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet, it was positively received by critics.He does not have much to say about disinformation campaigns, vested interests, or free-market fundamentalism.

I've been following the climate change debate for some time now, and a couple of years ago I realised something interesting, or perhaps peculiar is better word for it. Im dritten Teil macht er dann aber Vorschläge, mit der die Menschheit vielleicht noch zu retten sein wird. As to why anyone beyond naturalists should care about these changes, Attenborough provided an illustration.

If you liked Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, there is a high probability that you will also like this book. David Attenborough has always been a voice that I absolutely love and respect and when he speaks, I give all my attention to him because he is someone who knows what he is talking about. In diesem Buch schildert er neben den Umweltsünden, deren Zeuge er während seiner langen Karriere wurde, wie er zum Dokumentarfilmer wurde, und erzählt von Wegbegleitern wie Bernhard Grzimek. An award-winning natural historian shares his knowledge he acquired during his last 93 years of life through this book.

It's probably fairly old news, but I'd chew off a limb if it meant me sipping coffee and nibbling biscuits with Sir Attenborough. And, if you listen to him tell it, you can almost believe that we can make it safe for future generations.

It's not great news and work needs to be done to safeguard the future of our loved ones and the planet itself. This book is extremely clear about how everything is connected, to each other and to us as the human race. But that being said it wasn't that most easier of reads as it deals with a very important and scary subject. The book opens with a brief description of how he got into the position he held in the BBC mentioning some of his experiences such as the encounter with the gorillas which is one of my fondest television memories.

Perhaps not surprisingly they revolve to a certain degree around regenerating nature, or re-wilding it, and I think he's got a point.Hopefully his vision for the future becomes a reality, but that would mean that all humans must work together to save our planet, and unfortunately at the moment, we can't. I’m glad to have one of his books and very glad he’s sharing more of his expertise and knowledge on how better to take care of this beautiful planet 🌎 of ours! We've not only got ourselves into this climate crisis, but we've also started the sixth extinction event with our behaviour, and it's going to hurt us as well if we don't manage to turn this around.

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