David Attenborough is one of the world's leading naturalists and broadcasters. His distinguished career spans more than sixty years, and his extraordinary contribution to natural history broadcasting and film-making has brought him international recognition, from Life on Earth to Frozen Planet, Planet Earth to Blue Planet. He has achieved many professional awards, honours and merits, including the CBE and OM, and was knighted in 1985.
'It does not disappoint. The new Life on Earth is as glorious as
'A beautiful and wide ranging work. The breadth of natural
history covered is extraordinary and mesmerising. Life on Earth is
still breathtakingly rich, and we would know far less about it were
it not for Attenborough's wonderful skills of communication over
the years: our cultural and scientific lives would be poorer
'This natural history masterpiece offers a spectacular snapshot
of a once-wild planet'