Good to see luminaries like Attenbrough starting to speak their mind on the true cause of the biggest ecological problem the world faces, over population.The television presenter and naturalist said that the increase in population was having devastating effects on ecology, pollution and food production.
“There are three times as many people in the world as when I started making television programmes only a mere 56 years ago,” he said, after becoming a patron of the Optimum Population Trust (OPT) think-tank.
“It is frightening. We can’t go on as we have been. We are seeing the consequences in terms of ecology, atmospheric pollution and in terms of the space and food production.
It's a difficult debate to have because those who try and bring the issue to top of mind are often considered to be proponents of eugenics of some sort. Especially when we are at odds with nonsense, destructive Government policies like the Baby Bonus etc