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Britain’s Prince Charles and his Sons to Attend World Premiere of Netflix ‘Our Planet’ TV Series

"If we damage the natural world, we damage ourselves. We are one coherent ecosystem," he added. "It's not just a question of beauty, of interest, or wonder"

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FILE - Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge interviews naturalist Sir David Attenborough during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2019. VOA

Britain’s Prince Charles and his two sons William and Harry were due to attend the world premiere of the Netflix television series “Our Planet” on Thursday to underline the royal family’s support for action against climate change.

British naturalist David Attenborough, 92, who narrates the series, was hosting the event at London’s Natural History Museum.

Charles made his first speech on the environment in 1968 and has long warned of the dangers of climate change. He has been president of the WWF UK conservation organiaation since 2011.

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The eight-part series, which showcases the planet’s most endangered species and fragile habitats, starts on April 5, 2019. Pixabay

“There has never been a time where more people have been more out of touch with the natural world than as now,” Attenborough told Prince William in an interview in January.

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“If we damage the natural world, we damage ourselves. We are one coherent ecosystem,” he added. “It’s not just a question of beauty, of interest, or wonder.”

The eight-part series, which showcases the planet’s most endangered species and fragile habitats, starts on Friday. (VOA)

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India has the Highest Film Viewing on Netflix

70% Netflix users in India watch one film in a week

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According to Netflix, 70% Netflix users in India watch one film in a week. Pixabay

Seventy per cent Netflix subscribers watch at least one film a week in India and as a percentage of overall time spent on the streaming platform, film viewing in the country is the highest for any country worldwide, the streaming giant said on Monday while announcing its list of most popular titles of 2019.

Celebrating shows and films that highlight the diversity of its content and the varied tastes of its members, the streaming behemoth said Sacred Games Season 2 (series) was the most popular release of 2019 in India followed by Kabir Singh (film), Article 15 (film), Bard of Blood (series), Drive (film), Badla (film), House Arrest (film),
6 Underground (film), Delhi Crime (series) and Chopsticks (film) at the 10th spot.

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This year has been an incredible one especially for Netflix films in the country as they have taken four of the top 10 slots. Pixabay

“We’re always looking for new ways to help people find something to watch on Netflix, and knowing what’s popular is a helpful signal. These 2019 ‘What We Watched’ lists should be especially useful over the holidays when Google searches for ‘what to watch on Netflix’ are at their peak,” the company said in a statement.

According to the firm, these lists are ranked by the number of accounts choosing to watch at least two minutes of a series, movie or special during its first 28 days on the platform in 2019.

“We are pleased at how overwhelmingly popular Netflix’s shows and films have become — with our Original series and films featuring prominently in the lists,” the company added.

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This year has been an incredible one especially for Netflix films in the country as they have taken four of the top 10 slots.

The company added that across 2019 and 2020 it will invest Rs 3,000 crore in content in India. (IANS)