We could wreck natural world, David Attenborough tells Prince William

We could wreck natural world, David Attenborough tells Prince William

We could wreck natural world, David Attenborough tells Prince William

Prince William has given an unexpected insight into what it's like being a father to three children under the age of five, joking about his brood being a handful during an interview with Sir David Attenborough in Davos.

"We are now so numerous, so powerful, so all pervasive, the mechanisms we have for destruction are so wholesale and so frightening that we can exterminate whole ecosystems without even noticing it". Humanity has done "appalling damage upon marine life, the extent of which we don't fully know", said Attenborough.

WORLD leaders and top CEOs are meeting in Davos in Switzerland from January 22 to 25 to discuss how to steer policy amid worries of slowing economic growth, damaging trade wars and Brexit. "We are in danger of wrecking that".

Attenborough's message was not totally gloomy, however, and said that people now had the knowledge to "live in harmony with nature" and a recent embrace of solar power and lower pollution industry gave him for a more environmentally conscious future.

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The interview with the second in line to the British throne came a day after Sir David Attenborough warned "The Garden of Eden is no more", referring to the Old Testament paradise garden.

"To do that we need political and business commitment at the highest level".

Prince William and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern while on Ms Ardern's Europe tour. "The work to save the planet is largely going to happen on our watch".

Sir David, 92, was in Davos to present a special screening featuring never-before-seen footage from his new series, Our Planet, which will be aired on Netflix in April and was in discussion with the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William. We can wreck it without even knowing we are doing it, and if we wreck the natural world, in the end we wreck ourselves.

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When asking why it had taken world leaders to act on environmental issues, William said: "Why do you think world leaders and those in key positions of leadership; why do think they've taken so long ... there have been quite a few faltering steps to act on environmental challenges?"

Along with this new technology, Attenborough said our understanding of the impact of human activity on the natural world had grown exponentially.

"Everything we do has echoes and implications across the natural world".

When Sir David suggested climate change might lead to "all kinds of different trees growing here in another 50 years", the Queen quipped: "It might easily be, yes".

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On Monday, Sir David was given a Crystal Award for his leadership in environmental stewardship at the WEF, and used his acceptance speech to call for a plan to tackle environmental problems. It's not just beauty and wonder: it is essential to human life.

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