When was David Attenborough Great Barrier Reef filmed?

David Attenborough first filmed on the Great Barrier Reef in 1957 – and the world’s largest living organism certainly made an impression.

What is David Attenborough’s most famous documentary?

The best documentaries by Sir David Attenborough

  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet. This very special documentary was as David put it, his ‘witness statement’.
  • Planet Earth II.
  • Extinction: The Facts.
  • Deep Ocean: Giants of the Antarctic Deep.
  • Seven Worlds One Planet.
  • Our Planet.

What Reef is David Attenborough talking about in his interactive website?

the Great Barrier Reef
David Attenborough returns in this landmark series to his most magical place on earth, the Great Barrier Reef.

Who narrates Great Barrier Reef?

actor Russell Crowe
Narrated by multi-award winning actor Russell Crowe and directed by Emmy-award winning cinematographer Richard Fitzpatrick, this blue chip, million dollar series filmed over four years dives beneath waves of the richest and most complex eco-system in the world.

What are David Attenborough’s greatest achievements?

We look back at some of the incredible ways Sir David has helped shape our lives.

  • 1965. Civilisation – in colour!
  • 1969. Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
  • 1975. Back to nature.
  • 1979. Inventing epics.
  • 1994. A rose by any other name…
  • 2001. Your first glimpse.
  • 2015. Pushing boundaries.
  • 2015. Saving the world.

What are the coral reefs?

A coral reef is an underwater ecosystem characterized by reef-building corals. Reefs are formed of colonies of coral polyps held together by calcium carbonate. Sometimes called rainforests of the sea, shallow coral reefs form some of Earth’s most diverse ecosystems.

Why are the coral reefs bleaching?

The leading cause of coral bleaching is climate change. A warming planet means a warming ocean, and a change in water temperature—as little as 2 degrees Fahrenheit—can cause coral to drive out algae. Coral may bleach for other reasons, like extremely low tides, pollution, or too much sunlight.

How long is IMAX Great Barrier?

40 minutes
The Great Barrier Reef/Running time