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David Attenborough Starts Crowdfunding Campaign for Gorillas

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Sir David Attenborough launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $160,000 to protect African mountain gorillas from poaching and habitat loss. Read More The post David Attenborough Starts Crowdfunding Campaign for Gorillas appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News david attenborough

Now Joining the Twitterverse: David Attenborough

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If you are a fan of British broadcaster, naturalist, and “national treasure” David Attenborough, you won’t want to miss this. Birding News BBC David Attenborough He’s signed on to produce a “Tweet of the Day” for the BBC. The broadcast, to air at 5:58 a.m. Not in the U.K.?

Alec Baldwin to Replace David Attenborough for ‘Frozen Planet’

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Even with “Frozen Planet” being Sir David Attenborough’s last big-feature narration, Discovery still feels compelled to replace the venerable naturalist with the voice of an American celebrity. Entertainment Film/TV alec baldwin david attenboroughGranted, it’s a good one – a very good one.

David Attenborough Plans to Explore The Great Barrier Reef in New 3-D Documentary

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David Attenborough Calls Humans a ‘Plague on Earth’

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While David Attenborough has never been shy about expressing his views on population control (he became a patron of the Optimum Population Trust in 2009), in a new interview with Radio Times, Read More The post David Attenborough Calls Humans a ‘Plague on Earth’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.

David Attenborough asks corporations to protect wilderness from overpopulation

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Regular readers of Climate & Capitalism know that David Attenborough, in addition to making nature films, is a patron of Optimum Population Trust, a British outfit that, using the name Population Matters , promotes birth control for poor people and immigration restrictions to keep those same people out of Britain.

Update: Discovery to Air Debated ‘Frozen Planet’ Climate Change Episode

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Entertainment Film/TV alec baldwin david attenboroughPreviously, the Discovery Channel was to air BBC’s Frozen Planet series minus the seventh and final episode about climate change. BBC’s decision to sell the … Read More.

Sir David Attenborough Shares a Moment with a Blind Baby Rhino (Video)

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During the concluding episode of the BBC’s “Africa” documentary special (which also gave us the hysterical “OMG Squirrel” moment) Sir David Attenborough shared an intimate moment with a blind baby rhinoceros. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News david attenborough

This is the Closest We’ll Get to a David Attenborough Nature Musical

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Entertainment Film/TV Internet News Top News david attenboroughHonestly, I want him to belt this thing. Read More.

BBC Drops Climate Change Episode to Sell ‘Frozen Planet’ Show in the U.S., Other Countries

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Animals Causes Entertainment Environment Film/TV david attenboroughBBC One’s Frozen Planet is the newest high-budget series depicting amazing wildlife and nature, as you can see from some of the images featured.

‘Frozen Planet’ Premieres with Rave Reviews

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Entertainment Film/TV News Top News alec baldwin david attenboroughThe BBC/Discovery television documentary illustrates beauty of the north and south poles. Read More.

Ewan McGregor to Narrate New Series ‘Wild Scotland’

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Entertainment Film/TV News Top News david attenborough ewan mcgregorScotland’s own Ewan McGregor has announced that he will narrate a new nature series focused on the natural beauty of the country.

Tales of Remarkable Birds by Dominic Couzens

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Dominic Couzens is a prolific writer who has published tens of books on birds and birding in addition to his magazine work, but Tales of Remarkable Birds is the first of his titles that I have read. If it’s representative, I can definitely see why he’s such a popular author. In short, this book is pitched solidly at the mid-level birder.

Win It! BBC’s Planet Earth Special Edition and Limited Collector’s Edition

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US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

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It has been reported by the UK New Statesman that the US will not air the “On Thin Ice” seventh episode of David Attenborough’s “Frozen Planet” BBC TV series about wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctica. However, the series has been sold to 30 world TV networks as a package of only six episodes.

Purple Martins: The Bird That Relies on Human-Built Nests

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David Attenborough profiled such behavior in the The Life of Birds documentary series. Purple martins are a bird of the people.

Jankowski’s Bunting

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There is a campaign, set up by Birdlife International and backed by Sir David Attenborough, which accepts donations to fund conservation work aimed at preserving the bunting.  Let’s start with a confession. I had never heard of Jankowski’s Bunting before last week. And there they were; two males and a female.

Marmoset Mimicry, Teaching Fish to Walk, and Beetles Invasion

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Median strips and vacant lots : David Attenborough calls for using every available novel ecosystem to protect biodiversity and wildlife.

Well Dressed: Livia Firth’s Eco Age and the Observer Honor Stylish, Sustainable Fashion

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Past winners have included Al Gore and naturalist David Attenborough, who was presented with his award by Livia Firth’s husband, actor Colin.

Georgian Raptor Protector Up for “Green Oscar”

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In the end, no matter who goes home with the award (and gets to shake Sir David Attenborough’s hand), wildlife wins big. Sparrowhawk photo by Freek Verdonckt, Batumi Raptor Count. This year’s awards will be handed out on April 27th, and one of the finalists has devoted himself to saving migrating birds of pray from illegal hunting.

Frozen Starfish, Narwhals and Fighting Elephant Seals

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David Attenborough narrates stunning footage of wildlife, frozen landscapes and cultures of the Arctic and Antarctic to give us a glimpse into “a world beyond imagination.” Click here to view the embedded video. In the new Frozen Planet series from BBC One , explorers and scientists take you on a polar expedition like never before.

Veraguan Mango – Panama's ex-endemic

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Eildert Beeftink Mar 16th, 2011 at 12:34 pm That’s another excellent post, James. I’m a big fan of your work and I find that you’re striking a good balance between content and form, despite the fact that you’re clearly donning a different style from, say, David Attenborough. Then I heard the screaming.

Are Japanese whalers the only “criminals”?

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Whale conservationists are trying to disrupt “criminal” Japanese whaling operations in the Southern Ocean. In the U.S., Environment

US Viewers Not Allowed to See Final Episode in "Frozen Planet". Too Scary ! May Cause Panic !

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All seven episodes of the multi-million pound nature series, written and presented by Sir David Attenborough, will be screened in the UK.

A Kokako called Duncan

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David Attenborough compared them to squirrels in his section on them in the Life of Birds. New Zealand can generate some interesting yard birds. But Aucklanders managed to top me by quite a while back. But the location was ridiculous. Then pictures emerged, and it was indeed a Kokako. And not just any Kokako.

Margaret Atwood's Wise Words About Debt & Altruism… “A Portrait of.

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However, I will name one: Sir David Attenborough. As usual, Margaret’s timing was impeccable. Heavily in debt?” Part 2 "). Zoomer. 264pp.

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Python Caves and the Very Dangerous Bats

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I had planned to do another story today, but my laptop, sick of endless David Attenborough DVDs, Skyrim and searches of birding in South Africa made a break for it and took a swan dive off my bed. The resulting damage to the screen means that I am exiled back to my very ancient desktop. The Python Caves. Egyptian Fruit Bats.

Remembering Alfred Russel Wallace

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Alfred Russel Wallace c. Photo by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, now in the public domain. By Craig Leisher, senior social scientist.

Getting the Bill – Taste, Touch and Smell in Birds

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remember watching a David Attenborough episode once where he tested the theory that new world vultures could locate carcasses by smell alone.

HRH The Prince of Wales receives international recognition for his unrelenting commitment to promote sustainability

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Past winners of this award have included Sir David Attenborough CBE and Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Wangari Mathaai.

Birding’s changing fortunes

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As I said this one was not full grown, although definitely male, and his song was much simpler than the one David Attenborough (may he recover quickly) encountered, but there was definitely some variety and at least one honeyeater alarm call. Call her the Lady. She can give, or take away, on a whim. And birders know a lot about luck.

Life - BBC documentary

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The original script, used in the British and Canadian versions of the series, was written and narrated by David Attenborough. [link] Life is a nature documentary series made for BBC television, first broadcast on BBC One and BBC HD from October to December 2009. The UK broadcast of Life consists of ten 50-minute episodes. Mammals , 4.

BRITISH ADVENTURERS JOIN BIGGEST EVER FIELD IN CHILE ECO-RACE

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That’s ideal training!” This year’s race will inaugurate a trail built by organisers NIGSA as part of a drive to generate eco-tourism in the region.

Birding Borneo with Non Birders

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When you read trip reports of birders going to remote and interesting locations to see interesting (and not so interesting birds, I’m looking at you LBJs), these accounts are typically written by people who have either gone with  groups of like-minded people or those that have gone it alone. The White-crowned Shama is a stunning endemic.

Environmental documentary: Planet Earth (online watching)

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Planet Earth - BBC TV series Wikipedia: Planet Earth is an Emmy Award and Peabody Award -winning BBC nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough and produced by Alastair Fothergill. It was first broadcast in the UK from 5 March 2006. The American version is narrated by Sigourney Weaver. Where are we headed?

Top 10 Green Blog articles from 2011

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In our fourth most-read article, + Gideon Polya reported that the US will not air the “On Thin Ice” episode of David Attenborough’s “Frozen Planet” BBC TV series about wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctica. Here's the top 10 articles on Green Blog from 2011. The nuclear crisis in Japan. crisis that will be felt for decades to come.

Discovery’s “Life” A Glorious Follow-Up to “Planet Earth”, but Party Smacks of Hypocricy

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Discovery and the BBC’s new series, “Life&# is knock-your-socks off fantastic.

The return of the population bombers

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And the famous British naturalist Sir David Attenborough’s tells us that “All environmental problems become harder, and ultimately impossible, to solve with ever more people.”. Overpopulation ideology undermined the environmental movement in the 1970s, diverting social protest into harmless channels. Overpopulation theory spreads.

Climate Change: Britain Under Threat

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Just watched the BBC's excellent programme on climate change, fronted by the much-trusted Sir David Attenborough with able support from Kate Humble and Matt Allwright. hope he was watching Sir David tonight. I'm a trustee of the charity behind it, hence the plug.