How many species would have gone extinct without conservation action?
By consulting a global network of experts on the world’s most threatened birds and mammals, Birdlife International’s Chief Scientist Stuart Butchart was able to investigate how many species would have gone extinct over the last three decades in the absence of conservation action. The answer reveals how effective conservation efforts can be, even in the face of extreme threats.
Discarded plastics pose a major threat to marine biodiversity but Heather Koldewey (Head of Marine and Freshwater Conservation at the Zoological Society of London) explains how she's protecting the ocean from plastic pollution. Screening from Tuesday 30 March.
Join us for a conversation between Liz Bonnin and Sir David Attenborough where he will tell us his hopes for our planet before answering some of your questions. This will be aired at 2pm on Sunday 4 April.