1. I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.

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  2. It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.

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  3. People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.

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  4. Being in touch with the natural world is crucial.

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  5. The whole of science, and one is tempted to think the whole of the life of any thinking man, is trying to come to terms with the relationship between yourself and the natural world. Why are you here, and how do you fit in, and what's it all about.

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  6. An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.

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  7. Everyone likes birds. What wild creature is more accessible to our eyes and ears, as close to us and everyone in the world, as universal as a bird?

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  8. Birds are the most popular group in the animal kingdom. We feed them and tame them and think we know them. And yet they inhabit a world which is really rather mysterious.

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  9. There are some four million different kinds of animals and plants in the world. Four million different solutions to the problems of staying alive.

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  10. It's coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It's not just climate change; it's sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world is doing it for us right now.

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  11. As far as I'm concerned, if there is a supreme being then He chose organic evolution as a way of bringing into existence the natural world... which doesn't seem to me to be necessarily blasphemous at all.

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  12. I'm swanning round the world looking at the most fabulously interesting things. Such good fortune.

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  13. The climate suits me, and London has the greatest serious music that you can hear any day of the week in the world - you think it's going to be Vienna or Paris or somewhere, but if you go to Vienna or Paris and say, 'Let's hear some good music', there isn't any.

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  14. The process of making natural history films is to try to prevent the animal knowing you are there, so you get glimpses of a non-human world, and that is a transporting thing.

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  15. London has fine museums, the British Library is one of the greatest library institutions in the world... It's got everything you want, really.

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