January 18, 2012
A musical celebration of the wonders of biology, including evolution, natural selection, DNA, and more. Featuring David Attenborough, Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye. “The Greatest Show on Earth” is the 13th video in the Symphony of Science music videos series.”
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November 26, 2011
ON the 31 of October, the world population surpassed 7 billion.
Sir David Attenborough and the problem of population. Full length, in HD.
Visit Population Matters for more information on what can be done.
And Yes, there is an iPad Ap. for this…
November 3, 2011
David Attenborough introduces First Life…
I have not seen the series yet, and…err….I wouldn’t mind reviewing a boxed DVD set…eh?
July 8, 2011
Another production for the Symphony of Science series:
A musical celebration of humanity, its origins, and achievements, contrasted with a somber look at our environmentally destructive tendencies and deep similarities with other primates. Featuring Jacob Bronowski, Alice Roberts, Carolyn Porco, Jane Goodall, Robert Sapolsky, Neil deGrasse Tyson and David Attenborough.”
Hat-tip to Bad Astronomy.
March 17, 2011
From the RSA website:
Broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough presents the 2011 RSA President’s Lecture.
The dangers facing the earth’s ecosystems are well known and the subject of great concern at all levels. Climate change is high on the list. But argues Sir David Attenborough, there is an underlying and associated cause – population growth.
December 14, 2010
Opening with a puff adder (one of the more dangerous snakes that could be found around our house when we lived in the bushveld of South Africa), this Life in Cold Blood segment moves on to show a python eating a deer. David Attenborough narrates:
October 16, 2009
“The tiny Brazilian pygmy gecko has skin that is water repellent so it can’t sink. Thanks to its hyrdphobic skin it floats – and evens stands – on water.”