Frans Lanting, Author: Frans Lanting has been hailed one of the great nature photographers of our time. Lanting’s books include Into Africa, Jungles, Penguin, and Living Planet. Lanting is a World Wildlife Fund ambassador and has received numerous awards as a photographer and conservationist, including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Chris Eckstrom, Author: Chris Eckstrom is a writer, editor, and videographer. She is the author of Forgotten Edens and contributor to many National Geographic books. She won a Lowell Thomas Award for Best Magazine Article. The editor of Lanting’s books, she has also produced stories for the National Geographic Channel. Partners in life and work, Lanting and Eckstrom live in Santa Cruz, CA.