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About Hannah

Biodiversity Ambassador

Hannah Emde is a veterinarian who has a life-long dedication to biodiversity conservation. She works in the most remote areas to inspire enthusiasm for the beauty of nature through her own stories and experiences. She highlights the importance of biodiversity and conveys the complex nature of biodiversity in an accessible way. 

Hannah was born in Bonn in 1992 and studied at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover. She has been a licensed veterinarian since 2019. She has completed her internships at various research stations in the jungle and assisted in conservation projects around the globe. She shares her experiences regularly at lectures, on radio and television and on social media.

In 2017, together with a team of professionals, Hannah founded the non-profit organization “Nepada Wildlife e.V.”, which is committed to global nature and species conservation. As a veterinarian, she works on-site in the project areas. These projects include; a research project on lemurs in Madagascar, a species conservation project with bull sharks in Costa Rica, protection of wild macaws in Guatemala, and various research projects in the rainforest of Borneo/Malaysia. 

2020 Hannah published her first book. In March 2024, the bestseller will be supplemented, revised and updated under the title: “Nachtschicht mit Aras“.

In February 2022, her 6-part documentary series “Hannah goes Wild,” went online on ARD Mediathek, in which she meets people who are committed to species conservation in Namibia.

From 2021 – 2023 she was working on a One Health project as a veterinarian and advisor at GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) in development cooperation, where she supported the “International Alliance against Health Risks in the Wildlife Trade”. 

Since April 2024, she is the new tv host of the ZDF series “Terra X: Fascination Earth“.