David Attenborough

Susanna Reid slammed for 'absolutely disgraceful' interview with Iceland director on Good Morning Britain

Susanna Reid left Good Morning Britain viewers infuriated this morning by her incredibly harsh interrogation of Iceland's director.<p>Even Piers Morgan …

Piers Morgan

David Attenborough’s Zoo Quest Expeditions: The memoir of a young, madcap film maker

Sir David Attenborough's memoir of some of his earliest expeditions is endlessly charming – but it's the people rather than the animals who are the …

Nature

Qantas reveals the most-watched movie on board flights

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>One of the only comforts when you have a long flight …

Movies

McDonald's aims for fully recycled packaging by 2025

<b>Fast food giant McDonald's has said all its packaging worldwide will come from sustainable sources by 2025.</b><p>The restaurant chain will aim to get all items like bags, straws, wrappers and cups from recycled or renewable materials, up from half currently.<p>McDonald's also wants 100% of its restaurants …

Sustainability

John Humphrys’ attitude to equal pay highlights the BBC’s impartiality problem

Our culture is finally changing with respect to subjects such as sexual abuse and the pay gap, yet these topics are still debated vigorously by the veteran broadcaster and his colleagues<p>Of the many things I have learned life is too short for – making your own puff pastry, monogamy, trying to have a …

Opinion (UK)

Who is Lisa Armstrong? Everything you need to know

<b>Lisa Armstrong</b> was married for <b>Anthony McPartlin</b> for 11 years before the TV presenter announced their split on Saturday. His spokesperson released a …

Celebrity News (UK)

Why We're Losing the War on Plastic - Bloomberg Gadfly

T.V. naturalist Sir David Attenborough made his viewers weep last month with an exposé <i></i>on how plastics are polluting the oceans, harming marine …

Recycling

Hype List: What to check out this week, including ‘Black Lightning,’ ‘American Crime Story’ and more

<i>Welcome to the Hype List, a weekly recommendation series in which columnist Tirhakah Love highlights all of the pop culture happenings — movies,</i> …

TV

Campaign to make Scotland first plastic straw-free country in Europe launches

The Sunday Mail has launched The Last Straw campaign which calls an end to plastic straws which pollute our sea and beaches.<p>The Sunday Mail today …

Sustainability

‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’, ‘Black Lightning’ And More TV You Must See This Week

Plus a new David Attenborough miniseries and a Netflix home-invasion thriller.<p>This week’s TV has both new beginnings — a new vigilante joins the …

TV

How the BBC did the near-impossible and persuaded the Queen to do an interview

• <b>The BBC is airing a documentary about the Queen's coronation 65 years ago.</b>• <b><br>It features an on-camera, sit-down conversation with the Queen, which has never happened before.</b>• <b><br>It took the film's producers 22 years to get her to do it.</b>• <b><br>They won over palace gatekeepers with a track-record of thorough,</b> …

Royal Family

The Blue Planet effect: why marine biology courses are booming

Thanks in part to the BBC wildlife series, there has been a sea change in the popularity of marine biology courses and the study of the world’s oceans<p>When she was just 12 years old, an impressionable Cathy Lucas, now associate professor in marine biology at the University of Southampton, met Sir …

Blue Planet II

Glass milk bottles making comeback in coastal village and the anti-plastic movement is spreading

In our throwaway modern society, the fight against the growing menace of plastic waste can seem an impossible one.<p>But one part of Wales is seeing a …

News (Wales)

Your Weekly Attenborough: Nepenthes attenboroughii - D-brief

By Nathaniel Scharping | January 12, 2018 2:37 pm<p>Nepenthes attenboroughii. <i>(Credit: YouTube)</i><p>Oh, to be a pitcher plant. Unlike most of the animal …

Science

ES Views: Wild London: Enjoy the winter visit of the siskins

Have your say Twitter: @esviews, using #wildlondon Email: esviews@standard.co.uk

Birds

Michael Gove has undergone a serious political rehabilitation – he is becoming credible on the environment

“When I said people have had enough of experts, I didn’t mean <i>you</i>,” Michael Gove assured his green advisers after becoming Environment Secretary. He …

Referendums

The UK Prime Minister is working to end plastic litter by 2042

Cheerio, Litter<p>Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has announced her intention to end all plastic waste deemed “avoidable” in the …

Brexit

‘Planet Earth: Blue Planet II’: Gender Fluid Fish Fascinate TV Critics At TCA

When BBCA’s Planet Earth has comes to TCA, it can expect to take a slew of traditional “Given the way the planet is being mistreated, do you fear …

Blue Planet II

Hollywood's sex abuse scandal hot topic of conversation at Golden Globes 2018

The abuse scandal was on everyone's mind at the 75th annual awards, says Des.<p>Awards season is under way with the Golden Globes and the word on …

Golden Globes

Plastics Pile Up as China Refuses to Take the West’s Recycling

LONDON — Ever since China announced last year that it no longer wanted to be the “world’s garbage dump,” recycling about half of the globe’s plastics and paper products, Western nations have been puzzling over what to do when the ban went into effect, which it did on Jan. 1.<p>The answer, to date, in …

Recycling

Meet the men who have mastered the art of peacocking

You might not have heard of Pitti Uomo, the biannual Florentine trade fair that showcases the best in Italian and international men’s style, but chances are it’s had an effect on your wardrobe. What began in the 1970s as a low-key affair for fabric suppliers and textile specialists has turned into …

The NHS collapsing isn't a 'crisis' – everything is simply going to plan

Everything’s going to plan. Asked about the 55,000 operations postponed in hospitals so far this winter, the Prime Minister said: “You mention …

Health Care

May gets back to nature with a paean to the great outdoors

Prime minister tells audience Philip takes out the recycling and they had put up bat boxes in their garden<p>Several ducks stared suspiciously at the lame duck. They didn’t appear wholly convinced by her recent enthusiasm for the natural world. Theresa May stared balefully back for a short while …

Michael Gove

Thanks to Michael Gove, it's hip to be green in the Cabinet

The Government was de-Greened, as Theresa May's deputy marched out of the door under a cloud. Then Greening was reshuffled out. But, thanks to …

Edward Enninful

What Happened When We Ate Like Bella Hadid For 21 Days

*Cue Sir David Attenborough voice* <i>In the name of journalism, two editors embarked on one of their most tireless journeys: eating like the most</i> …

Bella Hadid

Employers should consider banning staff from using single use plastics at work, suggests Theresa May

Employers should consider banning their staff from using single use plastics at work, Theresa May has suggested as she launched the Government’s 25-year plan for the environment.<p>The Prime Minister said the Government “will lead the way” in reducing the amount of plastic the UK throws away every …

Theresa May

BBC follows Blue Planet II with hard-hitting nature documentaries

David Attenborough’s landmark series inspires programmes exploring the impact of plastics and textiles on environment<p>The BBC is to show two major documentaries about challenges facing the environment, and a landmark series in which animals are followed for more than two years, as it looks to build …

Blue Planet II

Plastic-free supermarkets in Britain? Theresa May floats idea as part of green agenda.

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May wants to set Britain’s food free: to sit in produce bins without plastic packaging or rest in butchers’ cases without a cling-wrap coating.<p>The goal of “plastic-free” supermarket aisles was just one of the proposals put forth by May<br>on Thursday in a wide-ranging …

World News

The greenwashing of Theresa May

Theresa May has a message for young, green-minded Britons: The Tories care about plastic pollution, animal welfare, forests and climate change …

Environment

The BBC's Big Cats tech hacks take nature docs to a whole new level

“The problem with filming cheetahs is fairly obvious,” explains Nick Easton, producer director on the BBC’s latest wildlife blockbuster <i>Big Cats</i>. …

Big Cats