A Life on Our Planet
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Prior to the pandemic, it was rare that I would watch TV and binge watching movies on Netflix for a whole weekend was not even a consideration. This changed a bit this year for me as it did for many. Between random shows I found one documentary that would solidify the need I had to make small constant changes in my personal life as a stepping stone to a positive change in the world. This was David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet.
I remember seeing his adventures in nature shows when I was young and watching the seriousness about his current message touched a nerve in me to take further action. Sadly, the populations of animals that he filmed in his early years are less than half now in existence. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement after a lifetime of him documenting nature and seeing the decline in whole habitats all over the world. Instead of being happily retired, the 93 year old Attenborough made this film and continues to advocate for our Earth, our future.
Although his message is solemn, there is still hope and it is not too late. We still have the ability to make things right. The documentary ends with action items we can all be a part of and encourage others to make similar changes. As Mr. Attenborough stated, “It’s not about saving our planet. It is about saving ourselves.” We can raise the standard of living around the world without increasing our impact on the world.
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet is definitely a must watch. Please share if this documentary moved you to a change and share what was that change.
Monica Peña at [email protected] . I will contact you if I plan to share on social media. Let’s collaborate and influence this world in a positive way together !