Malaika Vaz

Untamed Planet

Malaika is a National Geographic Explorer, TV presenter and wildlife filmmaker. Since founding her production company Untamed Planet in 2017, Malaika has been directing and hosting films and television series for media networks like National Geographic, Al Jazeera, BBC and Discovery Channel. Her recent films have documented transnational wildlife trafficking, endangered species conservation and the human-wildlife interface in remote regions across the globe.

“It’s imperative that we see rewilding our planet as our armor against the fallouts of climate change. Given that this process helps conserve nature, protects global public health and often greatly benefits national economies – we need to be investing in rewilding at scale.”