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Veteran broadcaster has called for a debate on population control
This week the TV naturalist sounded a population warning, announcing "Things are going to get worse" if we have large families
Current BBC chairman and former Director-General will provide theatre in front of Public Accounts Committee
'Sometimes I really hunker down in my old records'
Broadcaster risks losing flagship programs following claims major backer will not renew multi-million pound deal
Hadfield rocks a triumphant returns to Earth to the sound of a classic Bowie tune
An Essex landfill site which once took 15 per cent of all London's rubbish has been ingeniously transformed into a nature reserve. The tip, full to a depth of 30 metres with the capital's garbage, was first covered with earth and then turned into grassland. Here, and in adjacent wetland and wooded areas, hundreds of rare species now thrive.
Fans of Sir David Attenborough are in for a tweet after the veteran broadcaster signed up to present a new series devoted to birdsong.
Viewers hypnotised by the BBC's landmark series Africa, with its stunning images of fighting giraffes and baby turtles scuttling into the sea, are watching pictures partly funded by the state of China, it can be disclosed.
An online forum for a uniquely British form of moaning has gone viral in the US. Liam O'Brien celebrates
Simon Usborne meets the Asian elephant rescued from a life of drudgery and abuse
Curious about the history of our planet, but quite busy today? Internet artists melodysheep have the solution. They've edited together various pieces of footage and some lovely music to create a visualisation of the entire history of our planet in under two minutes.
The scientific body whose groundbreaking discoveries include the hole in the ozone layer is facing massive cuts as the Government's austerity measures reach new frontiers
Christmas Island is a naturalist's dream, finds Kathy Marks (but a kabourophobe's nightmare)
The BBC has denied misleading viewers over footage shown on the Frozen Planet series of a polar bear tending her newborn cubs.
Could the British still summon the stoicism of Captain Scott, asks Harry Mount