Deya Ward is a zoologist, filmmaker and speaker who is passionate about the natural world and conservation of natural ecosystems. Having completed her masters degree in wildlife filmmaking two years ago, Deya has worked at the BBC on David Attenborough’s landmark series Seven World’s One Planet and is now working with another production company on a wildlife series produced for Netflix. Although Deya is an advocate of all wildlife, her hero is the orangutan, and she spent 8 months living with these animals in the jungles of Borneo where she also picked up her impressive Idonesian skills.
#Begins at 08:00 minutes
Film : ‘The Lost Person of the Forest’ a film by Deya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1BjqViv0HU&t=15s
Bbc palm oil article: Written during my time at the BBC working on Seven Worlds One Planet: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1Wbwgx6HCMbF8SrnSTMt08b/palm-oil-how-you-can-save-asia-s-jungles
Tree app: https://www.thetreeapp.org
George monbiot articles: ‘Climate Breakdown article archive: https://www.monbiot.com/category/climate-change/”
Forest 500: Online ranking of 500 leading deforestation drivers https://forest500.org
Championing Change - Episode 1 Deya: https://vimeo.com/328875463 (I mentioned some of these anecdotes in the podcast!)
Edited by Kitty Mccargo-Walklate and Ben Tulloh, firstname.lastname@example.org.