A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future (Paperback)Sir David Attenborough (author)
Empowering and inspiring, Attenborough’s new autobiography sends a powerful message about the crucial importance of will in tackling the climate crisis and preserving our precious ecosystem for generations to come.
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Non-Fiction Narrative Book of the Year 2021
See the world. Then make it better.
I am David Attenborough. At time of writing, I am 93 years old. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.
As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has been happening all around us, barely noticeable from day to day - the loss of our planet's wild places, its biodiversity.
I have been witness to this decline. A Life on Our Planet contains my witness statement, and my vision for 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.
We have the opportunity to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.
All we need is the will do so.
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 286 g
Dimensions: 197 x 127 x 22 mm
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