Sir David Attenborough wins UN ‘Champion of the Earth Lifetime Achievement award’ – United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has named Sir David Attenborough as the recipient of the Champions of the Earth Award 2021 under the Lifetime Achievement category.
- Sir David Attenborough is a English natural history broadcaster and naturalist.
- Sir David receives award for his dedication to research, documentation, and advocacy for the protection of nature and its restoration.
Winners of Champions of the Earth Awards 2021:
|Category Name||Winner Name||Country|
|Policy Leadership||Mia Mottley (Prime Minister, Barbados)||Barbados|
|Inspiration And Action||Sea Women of Melanesia||Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands|
|Science And Innovation||Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka (Founder and CEO of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH))||Uganda|
|Enterpreneurial Vision||Maria Kolesnikova||Kyrgyz Republic|
Who is Sir David Attenborough
- He is known for his innovative educational television programs, especially the nine-part Life series forming the Life collection.
- He has made documentaries include The Green Planet and A Plastic Ocean.
- In his life, he has been honoured with 3 Emmy Awards and 8 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.
About Champion of the Earth Lifetime Achievement award
- The award is conferred by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to recognize decades of consistent action on behalf of the planet and its inhabitants.
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