Chris Packham calls on television industry to make production carbon neutral within three years

Chris Packham CBE has called on the television industry to pledge that environmental television productions will be carbon neutral within three years, as he delivered the BAFTA Television Lecture at London’s Barbican Centre on Tuesday 21 January. The award-winning wildlife and natural world broadcaster, conservationist, photographer and writer also called on the industry to reject misinformation and to continue to put facts at the heart of content. Calling for the television industry to do much more to reduce its impact on the environment and to continue to highlight the problem,…

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Stars get on board to protect the strange things and fantastic beasts of the Antarctic Ocean

‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. They will help make the case for an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary backed by campaigners, scientists, over 40 international celebrities and 800,000 people around the world. Following a Twitter challenge, resulting in more than 200,000 retweets in five hours, David Harbour secured a place on the Greenpeace ship alongside singer-songwriter and actress Alison Sudol. They have joined an expedition to gather scientific evidence of the need for an Antarctic Ocean…

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Old Mout Cider hatch a plan to get the UK saving kiwi

Kiwis for kiwi has joined forces with Old Mout Cider UK, to generate support for kiwi conservation. The cider company has reunited conservation champions and presenters of BBC’s cult television programme, The Really Wild Show, Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan, to launch a one-off, kiwi-dedicated programme, entitled The Kiwi Wild Show. As part of a kiwi-saving mission, Michaela visited New Zealand to meet with a team of scientists, conservationists and rangers from Kiwis for kiwi, the national charity that creates safe habitats for kiwi to grow and thrive. Its vital…

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