Conservation Fellow

Sir David Attenborough

David Attenborough one of Sukau Rainforest Lodge conservation fellow

Sir David, is one of the world’s most respected TV broadcasters and well known for his face and voice in natural history documentaries. He grew up in Leicester, the UK and went to Cambridge to pursue his studies in “Natural Science”. After graduation in 1947, he did national services in the Navy. Then in 1952, he joined the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and that’s where his career started. He has his first opportunity to undertake expeditions to remote parts of the globe to capture intimate footage of rare wildlife in their natural habitat. From 1965 to 1969, Sir David was the controller of BBC2; he initiated a wide range of programs including Live Snooker, Match of the Day, The Likely Lads and Mastermind.

Sir David is well known for his natural history series that he wrote and produced. His ease of presentation has attracted the interest of new generation viewers. Readers’ Digest found that Sir David is one of the most reliable and trusted British celebrities.

His major series include:

  • Life on Earth (1979)
  • The Living Planet (1984)
  • The trials of Life (1990)
  • Life in the Freezer (About Antarctica, 1993)
  • The Private Life Of Plants (1995)
  • The Life of Birds (1998)
  • The Life of Mammals (2002)
  • Life in the Under growth (2005)

We are truly proud to honor Sir David by naming Villa no. 9 after him.

Sukau Rainforest Lodge is an award-winning ecolodge situated along the Kinabatangan River in Malaysian, Borneo offering the best of wildlife and nature experience. Sister company of Borneo Eco Tours.

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Lot 1, Pusat Perindustrian, Kolombong Jaya, Mile 5.5, Jalan Kolombong, 88450 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (60) 088-438300
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