David Attenborough
Keith Larson

Sir David Attenborough, former Boy Scout, is a producer of movie documentaries on ecological issues.  He also is a noted author on birds and animals.

In 1985, Sir David was knighted.  Over the years he has received honorary degrees and a number of prestigious awards including Fellowship of The Royal Society.  He is a Trustee of the British Museum, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and President of the Royal Society for Nature Conservation.

David Attenborough

Palau issued a commemorative series "Environmental Heros of the 20th Century" on February 1, 1999 which featured environmentalists on stamps.  A television screen showing a chambered nautilus is illustrated on the Attenborough stamp.