Natasha grew up in suburban Melbourne with a backyard full of beetles, birds, spiders and skinks.
A lover of the planet by design, she has been a photographer by profession for over 20 years in both New York and Sydney, and her clients have included international magazines, over 40 books, and projects for the UNDP. Her work has allowed her to travel extensively.
Natasha is a volunteer with her local wildlife rescue organization WIRES, hold a Bachelor of Arts from UCONN, is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, and a pre-selection judge for the 2017 New York Wild film festival.
In a previous life, after university she was also a book producer for Bantam, Doubleday Dell in NYC.
As an extension of the book, Natasha began a new podcast called My Home Planet in mid 2016 in which she interviews more planet heroes. She also piloted a program with local schools, aimed at reconnecting children to nature through the creative use of technology.
She lives in Sydney, Australia with her family, including two girl dogs called Fred and Charlie.