LI President Adam White welcomed Sir David to the stage at the Troxy on Thursday 28 November 2019
Broadcasting legend Sir David Attenborough became the tenth recipient of the LI Medal for Lifetime Achievement at the 2019 Landscape Institute Awards on Thursday 28 November 2019.
Sir David was among over 350 guests at the ceremony in the Troxy in London, where Adam White, President-Elect Jane Findlay and host Arit Anderson also welcomed him as an Honorary Fellow.
Sir David spoke about the climate and biodiversity crisis, telling attendees of the enormous role they have to play in reconnecting people with nature.
‘The world depends on an understanding of the natural world,’ he said. ‘…You have a great responsibility to bring the realities of the natural world to the understanding and the love of human beings worldwide.’