Sir David Attenborough b 1926
David Attenborough is one of the most famous scientists of modern times. For decades his distinctive voice has opened up new areas of the globe for millions, shared amazing footage of a wide range of animals and he has helped us understand the impact man is having on the environment. If you are thinking about reducing your use of plastic and recycling then this is the man who brought the pollution of seas by plastic to the fore.
His career has spanned many decades and advances in technology meaning that we can see and hear things he could never have dreamt we would be able to do when he first started filming.
Look through our material to find out more about this truly remarkable man and to see some of his work.