Sir David Attenborough: The 60 Minutes Interview

28 sep 2020
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The legendary wildlife filmmaker tells Anderson Cooper why urgent action on climate change is crucial and why we need to save nature in order to save ourselves.
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  • “We live in a finite world. Ultimately we depend upon the Natural World for every mouthful of food that we eat and indeed every lungful of air that we breathe.” 8:25

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  • ❤️ Sir David Attenborough ❤️

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  • He’s 94 and still fighting. How can we just shrug and say “not my problem, not my country’s problem”.

    Helen SHelen SDegi Síðan síðan
  • Those that make their living from fossil fuels and the destruction of ecosystems are truly evil in their greed and selfishness.

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  • With his 60+ years of doing documentary films of nature, his words must be taken seriously.

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  • As an American, I trust this man's testimony over all of the flat-earth Repubtards' fantasies... ✨🐥✨

    Lance MullhollandLance Mullholland3 dögum síðan
  • This man narrates my explorer dreams lol

    George Williams IIIGeorge Williams III3 dögum síðan
  • What a wonderful man.

    Anna CichAnna Cich3 dögum síðan
  • Imagine documenting the natural world for decades and watching it's slow decline

    Biz GriffBiz Griff4 dögum síðan
  • I hope this amazing man lives to 120! He's so extraordinary ❤️

    Go Pro RottweilersGo Pro Rottweilers6 dögum síðan
  • Sadly I fear that ignorance is overtaken our society and we don’t care enough for future generations. We chose greed over the health of our planet

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  • As much as I dislike Cooper, I can't just not watch living legend Sir David ❤

    Nestor ChavarinNestor Chavarin6 dögum síðan
  • This show's lucky to have his voice... Sir david attenborough voice is so soulful that it cost a lot hehe... like diamond...

    Funny MomentsFunny Moments7 dögum síðan
  • I'm interesting who are pressing dislikes for this man. Probably the same who don't care about nature.. Brainwashed ppl

    Andrius BudrikasAndrius Budrikas7 dögum síðan
  • Attenborough talks about "it's not beyond redemption", "people have discovered they need the natural world for their very sanity (in the context of the pandemic)", " it's time to put aside national ambitions" , "that's what's going to sink us in the end". He's great at describing what exists, and explaining how it works. But never mentions how it all started, have you noticed? Makes me wonder if he's ever read The Bible.

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  • It's always a pleasure to watch him talk. Keep inspiring us Sir David for years to come.

    Kabil SubediKabil Subedi9 dögum síðan
  • Who? Who would say such gibberish as climate change doesn't exist!? The Repub-tarde of course. They say, aren't there demo-tards that don't believe In climate change? I say, they're now either converted to the human religion or extinct!

    John KimJohn Kim9 dögum síðan
  • The Election Theft Explained In 4 Minutes

    Harry GaleHarry Gale10 dögum síðan
  • Unfortunatly its too late to save the natural world its been over the peak and now its going down extinction forest destruction ocean destruction.

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  • Hope he lives for another 94 years

    AbdulrhmanAbdulrhman11 dögum síðan
  • The interviewer looks like an evil designer

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  • Just imagine how great this planet would be if David Attenborough was elected leader of the world 40 year's ago and was still leader to this day, someone with even half of the knowledge and care for this planet as he does would be great. No! unfortunately we have f**king Donald duck and dopy Joe calling the shot's instead.

    Eoin O SullivanEoin O Sullivan11 dögum síðan
  • He says the most significant factor in our downfall is overpopulation. But it’s a taboo subject. People believe that they’re entitled to create as many clones of themselves as they want whether it destroys the planet or not.

    Elaine DiamondElaine Diamond11 dögum síðan
  • His voice is still soothing to me... At age 38. Instant thoughts of nature.

    Greg MGreg M13 dögum síðan
  • #savetheplant

    Sophat LongSophat Long14 dögum síðan
  • Animals can tell if you are inherently a good or bad human, its obvious how the gorilla mum didn’t feel any kind of unease with Sir David. He sounds like Dumbledore at times when he’s speaking.

    Onca LOnca L15 dögum síðan
  • Its true , We don't have another earth. The earth is not for only humans, We are only a part of it.

    eTech GyaneTech Gyan15 dögum síðan
  • He must be vegan

    Javoy WhyteJavoy Whyte16 dögum síðan
  • Yes, International treasure. I have listened to that wonderful voice all my life. Some people can really make a difference

    Martin Willis Live ShowsMartin Willis Live Shows16 dögum síðan
  • He is THE greatest living human being on this planet.

    Kaustav AdhikaryKaustav Adhikary17 dögum síðan
  • “Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish been caught, and the last stream poisoned, will we realize we cannot eat money .”

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  • ...Yeah... The guy is a Freemason... Freemasons promote GLOBALISM and a One World Government... so, any wonder that he is a climate change alarmist...

    Constantin SimeConstantin Sime21 degi síðan síðan
  • His brother, Richard, was a genius too. It must run in the family.

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  • A life on our planet is a real eye opener with serious message of hope .My only gripe about this interview. As smart and well traveled as he is. He should not deny that life is out there somewhere else in the universe. It is too vast and it has been proven that there are many planets resembling ours.

    Randall ScottRandall Scott23 dögum síðan
  • Sir Attenborough, Your voice inspires hope and made today’s victory possible

    RichardRichard23 dögum síðan
  • title: 60 minutes video: 13 minutes

    Marco ConsonniMarco Consonni24 dögum síðan
  • I can watch 60 minutes in 30 minutes

    A frog That isn't tamedA frog That isn't tamed24 dögum síðan
  • There is life elsewhere, but this is totally irrelevant in this context. We continue to stare at our navels... that's our problem.

    John CallaghanJohn Callaghan24 dögum síðan
  • why is cooper anderson in this. ruined the whole experience

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  • Get this man a tree, no ... 20 million of them.

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    Corinna TsiakkaCorinna Tsiakka26 dögum síðan
  • I wish Attenborough was president

    Jerry NogginsJerry Noggins26 dögum síðan

    Jerry NogginsJerry Noggins26 dögum síðan
  • Attenborough for President!

    Ernie HudsonErnie Hudson27 dögum síðan
  • Lost of young people are taking action. With the guidance of those elders that make sense of course. Permaculture seems to be our call world-wide.

    Raca TacaRaca Taca28 dögum síðan
  • A global civilized morally responsible intelligent treasure, unlike the majority of imbecilic rating, profit and attention seeking narcissistic postulating global failures of the last 40 years and counting. Not worried in the least, this planet will evolve just fine without us, more than rightfully so.

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  • I love you David

    J MLJ ML29 dögum síðan
  • David Attenborough is a world treasure, not just a UK national one.

    diacarria butlerdiacarria butler29 dögum síðan
  • 60 minutes overtime, so 70 minutes.

    PuroPuro29 dögum síðan
  • David is the realist and I 100% believe him!!. World countries please hear. work together. !! The world needs you too combine and effectively make the right changes -PLEASE HEAR US

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  • His words are going to be all the more relevant in decades to come.

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  • Bless this man. I never want him to die. He is an inspiration to all of us! He is just the most wholesome person out there.

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  • A great man, destined for Westminster Abbey to lie with the Greats. Hopefully not for a good while yet. He's like the Queen, comforting, always been there , like an old oak tree.

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  • He's right up there with Bob Ross and Mister Rogers

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  • “Life on earth is tough." David Attenborough

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  • Depois dessa eu não comi mais carne 😂

    Leonor PereiraLeonor PereiraMánuði síðan
  • I love this man he is so amazing.

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  • Sir David Attenborough is my Captain Planet.

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  • We live in a finite, physical world. Stop destroying it and converting it into digital 0's and 1's for somebody's bank account.

    Tyler WinkleTyler WinkleMánuði síðan
  • "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." Sir David is the personification of this ancient Greek proverb, in particular his fight against climate change - he won't be around to see its effects, but he is nonetheless doing all he can to prevent it.

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  • David Attenborough need to be a Nobel biology prize.

    Carolina BoniniCarolina BoniniMánuði síðan
  • Nature will prevail. It may take the destruction of human life but it will prevail. We are so foolish to believe that what we are doing is inconsequential. How could we value human life so little that monetary gain is our only concern.

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  • MESSAGE great! Judging people for living and destroying the planet as he has with his travel, garbage, exposing nature so we travel there more, is Hypocritical. Like someone who has been born and given life arguing that others shouldn't be able to. Just saying. Accuracy can't partner with hypocrisy.

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  • Mr. Daviď Attenborough is a verý admirable and amazing man. Thank you for exploring everý part of the earth, we are able to see nature's complexities❤

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  • Love you man

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  • One thing my primary school did get right was showing us his documentaries

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  • Humans are ravenous, greedy, selfish, and arrogant. ignorant.

    Ryan LindenRyan LindenMánuði síðan
  • Even at an old age, he continues to speak up for the natural world with such passion

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  • Sadly every narrator other than Sir David seems to be desperately trying to not sound like him. If you don't sound like David then your not going to be a very good narrator. Its no different than if you were a tenor trying to not sound like Pavarotti its going to make you not a very good tenor.

    Stephen GibbStephen GibbMánuði síðan
  • He is possibly the most beautiful human being walking on 2 legs on this planet. We tip our hats to your life's work, good sir.

    Russell CunninghamRussell CunninghamMánuði síðan
  • hey trump .Watch this class act and you might learn something

    Danielle KingDanielle KingMánuði síðan
  • our current generation will be the biggest and best generation the world has ever had not a doubt in my mind about it

    Jack RussellJack RussellMánuði síðan
  • its already too late.

    AndrewAndrewMánuði síðan
  • What a hero

    NathanNathanMánuði síðan
  • That voice...........!, may god bless this guy with good health all the way. 🇮🇳

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  • He created Jurassic Park.

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  • I have great respect for David Attenborough. I have no respect for activist-posing-as-a-journalist Anderson Cooper of CNN.

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  • Attenborough is a liar and a plagiarist.

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    • @Arthur Oliveira Souza Are country bumpkins good at identifying liars?

      GugenheimerGugenheimerMánuði síðan
    • Ok country bumpkin.

      Arthur Oliveira SouzaArthur Oliveira SouzaMánuði síðan
  • I feel like Austin Powers with "the molie" but "the yellowwww"

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    • David is a god to me so be nice with the responses ;)

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  • I love him so much ❤️ sir david

    Aileen AiAileen AiMánuði síðan
  • Have loved his stories throughout my life and know his wisdom to be true. WE MUST ACT and VOTE out those who stubbornly are attached to fossel fuels!

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  • I love you man wish you could be here another century

    Cabral JamesCabral JamesMánuði síðan
  • A truly GREAT man, with a true story to tell.

    Mook MookMook MookMánuði síðan
  • ♡ Thank you dear Sir ♡ Words of wisdom...! 12:57💗💗💗💗 We should start with big players... India, USA, China, Russia, Saudi Arabia...

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  • 99% of the people posting here have at least one car! but thanks for the like on the video :D

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  • And the idiot Donald Trump wants to keep the fossil fuels...

    Phranzis_3Phranzis_3Mánuði síðan
  • Go to (Anthony Patch at ISpast) for the breakdown of the( Covid Mark Of the Beast Vaccine )which also will change your DNA...

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  • Amazing!

    Natacha MarchãNatacha MarchãMánuði síðan
  • Divided by countries is what's gonna sink us one day. Truly said Sir David Attenborough.

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  • Our Only hope for this planet now. Is our children who will inherit this planet that we have slowly destroyed. I only hope it's not to late for them to save it for there children.

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  • He is good in his field, but political he is ignorance and bias,

    George FortuneGeorge FortuneMánuði síðan
  • Heart wrenching facts and d interview shud be more than hr to hear his life experiences based on wisdom n truth ..... humanity needs it

    Šoph 19Šoph 19Mánuði síðan
  • The greatest destroyer of ecology. The greatest source of waste, depletion and pollution. The greatest purveyor of violence, war, crime, poverty, animal abuse and inhumanity. The greatest generator of personal and social neurosis, mental disorders, depression, anxiety. Not to mention the greatest source of social paralysis, stopping us from moving into new methodologies for personal health, global sustainability and progress on this planet, is the socioeconomic system itself at its very foundation.

    Eric Occcams5Eric Occcams5Mánuði síðan
  • Very interesting. I love this guy.

    Craig CroxtonCraig CroxtonMánuði síðan
  • He isn't just Brittain's National Treasure, he's a Global Treasure.

    DragonFae16DragonFae16Mánuði síðan
  • What he said.

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  • Don't eat animals, save water, line dry, recycle.

    Fanny BassFanny BassMánuði síðan
  • If you haven't seen this, Do It Now. I did. I cried and seeing this clip made me cry again. Thank you Sir David! Parts of the world are waking up. Donald Trump has put America asleep!

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