In conversation with Sir David Attenborough

Join us for a conservation with Sir David Attenborough where he talks with Liz Bonnin about his hope for our planet. After their discussion, Sir David answers some of your questions about conservation, why we should be optimistic and much more.

Sir David Attenborough

Born in 1926, Sir David studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge, before spending two years in the Navy. From 1965 he was Controller of BBC2, a period that launched pioneering television programmes like Civilization and The Ascent of Man, but returned to filmmaking in 1972, and to his collaboration with BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol. Starting with Life on Earth in 1979, Sir David created a succession of remarkable programmes, including Trials of Life (1990), Life of Birds (1998), Life in the Undergrowth (2005), Life in Cold Blood (2007) and Life that Glows (2016); films that have become the benchmark for natural history production. The David Attenborough Building celebrates both Sir David’s association with the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, and his influence on generations of naturalists and conservationists around the world.

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