People, quite rightly, talk a lot about climate change. But it is now clear that man-made global warming is only one of a number of crises in play. A team of esteemed scientists led by Johan Rockstrom and Will Steffen have identified nine critical thresholds hard-wired into Earth’s environment: climate change, fertiliser use, land conversion, biodiversity loss, air pollution, ozone-layer depletion, ocean acidification, chemical pollution and freshwater withdrawals. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s fiancée Carrie Symonds says Sir David Attenborough’s show warning of mass extinction of wildlife left her in TEARS – as she pleads: ‘Everyone should watch this, it’s time to act’
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But Sir Attenborough claims that all of the solutions are “within our grasp” and there are a number of “steps we can take and goals we must achieve to avert the coming catastrophe.” … [Read more...] about Sir David Attenborough warns the end of polar bears by 2030s and ANOTHER major pandemic unless we tackle climate change
He described the moment in 2014, while he was in Portugal, that he heard police had raided his Berkshire home: “It was very intrusive. It’s hard to explain to people what it feels like. I only went back to that apartment once, to collect my clothes. It was worse than being burgled. … [Read more...] about Sir Cliff Richard demands extra £1.5m from BBC over sex offence raid
“I don’t think I ever saw her actually do a concert but I worked with her and we sung on the same stage. I did record We’ll Meet Again with her but it’s still in the banks, the troughs, somewhere hidden away. We didn’t get to use it yet.” … [Read more...] about Sir Cliff Richard has duet of We’ll Meet Again with Dame Vera Lynn ‘hidden away’ somewhere
WHY WE CARE: Is there a living being that does not love Sir David Attenborough? We seriously doubt it. He has spent a lifetime helping us get to know our beautiful planet and all the forms of life with which we share it. His comforting voice, the stunning filmmaking. Decades of this, and never once has he seemed less than fascinated and awed by the world as he revealed it and explained it to us. To coincide with Sir David’s 90th birthday (90, and he’s still making series!), BBC Earth is releasing an app containing the biggest-ever digital collection of his work. … [Read more...] about BBC Marks Sir David Attenborough’s 90th Year With A Free App Of His Life’s Work
Asked about her family’s royal interest, Bouchard, 20, laughed: “I should say parental interest, probably mostly mother. She named us, so I wasn’t really aware of what was going on at that time. … [Read more...] about Cliff Richard at Wimbledon: What the deuce was his garish blue pinstripe number all about?