David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

David Attenborough is a famous British naturalist. In this trailer, he talks about his documentary A Life on Our Planet.


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Tonight we've got rather a different programme for you.

I am David Attenborough and I am 93. I've had the most extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.

The living world is a unique and spectacular marvel. Yet the way we humans live on Earth is sending it into a decline. Human beings have overrun the world. We're replacing the wild with the tame. 

This film is my witness statement and my vision of the future. The story of how we came to make this our greatest mistake. And how, if we act now, we can yet put it right. 

Our planet is headed for disaster. We need to learn how to work with nature rather than against it. And I'm going to tell you how.

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Submitted by paolo.maddaloni on Fri, 24/02/2023 - 15:32


I have never seen David films, but I've heard about him and his work as naturalist and presenter of tv programs on nature and animals. If I remember well, he comes from a family of naturalists and his father owned a sort of safari zoo in Australia wher animals could live in freedom.
In Italy we had had a similar man, Piero Angela, recently passed away. Like David Attenborough Piero Angela started to work in television as announcer at the beginning of television broadcasting and then he specialised himself on scientific tv programs. Peraphs the main difference between Angela and Attenborough have been the more large range of Angela's programs, which talked about nature and animals, like Attemborough, but often about history, particularly on ancient history, as well as about technology.

Submitted by AlexandraMT on Thu, 12/01/2023 - 22:19


No, but I want to watch this series because it is important to take care of nature.

Submitted by sheishei20 on Fri, 25/11/2022 - 00:25


I haven't seen any of David Attenborough's films yet, however., I apreciated this thriller in the way he explains his vision about to take care the planet life thought the work together (animals, plants and humans) with the finality to avoid a disaster. I think its important for us to take care about the live we want to leave for the next generations.

Submitted by Julio 12 on Sun, 12/06/2022 - 20:54


I have not seen any of his films But I enjoyed it from the beginning to the end.
I admire people who dedicate their lives to serve others and specially animals.

Submitted by jyoti Chaudhary on Sat, 30/04/2022 - 13:10


Have you seen any of David Attenborough's films?

no, I haven't seen any David Attenborough films. but I think it is amazing. I want to see it today whenever i am free.

Submitted by Miguelitorico1996 on Thu, 20/01/2022 - 03:38


No, I haven't seen any of his films, but the way he told his story in the trailer impressed me and made me more interested in learning about his life.

Submitted by Stela Stoycheva on Sat, 08/01/2022 - 16:06


No, never. But its looking interesting for me and tonight I can make film night with movies of David Attenborough's.

Submitted by carolinaac on Fri, 08/10/2021 - 19:21


No , actually I have not seen any of their films but I think he is a very interesting person because he have lived a interesting life living together with nature

Submitted by steffyller on Tue, 03/08/2021 - 00:10

I have not seen any of these films, but these are too interesting, all of us should watch them.

Submitted by EdithF on Mon, 26/07/2021 - 19:13

Hi guys, I haven´t seen any film yet, but I found them really interesting. :)
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