Sir David Attenborough will be back on the BBC later this month to issue a dire warning to humanity.
Premiering on Sunday, September 13, Extinction: The Facts will examine the ways in which the climate crisis is impacting food and water shortages globally, and could even influence spread of pandemics.
Attenborough will speak with some of the world's leading climate scientists to discuss why world governments have failed to act, as well as what they can do now to stem the tide back in our favour.
The BBC promises that Extinction: The Facts will be an unflinching examination of biodiversity destruction – and why humans must take responsibility for their carbon footprint.
"Over the course of my life I've encountered some of the world's most remarkable species of animals. Only now do I realise just how lucky I've been," the acclaimed filmmaker said. "Many of these wonders seem set to disappear forever.
"We are facing a crisis and one that has consequences for us all. It threatens our ability to feed ourselves, to control our climate, it even puts us at greater risk of pandemic diseases such as COVID-19.
"It's never been more important for us to understand the effects of biodiversity loss, of how it is that we ourselves are responsible for it. Only if we do that, will we have any hope of averting disaster.”
Extinction: The Facts premieres on Sunday, September 13 at 8pm on BBC One.
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