JULIA WHITTY "was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and emigrated as a child to the United States with her Tasmanian father and Anglo-Indian mother. She holds dual American and Australian citizenships.
"Her latest book DEEP BLUE HOME: AN INTIMATE ECOLOGY OF OUR WILD OCEAN will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in July 2010.
"Her award-winning book THE FRAGILE EDGE: DIVING & OTHER ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC was published by Houghton Mifflin in 2007.
"Her award-winning short story collection A TORTOISE FOR THE QUEEN OF TONGA was published by Houghton Mifflin in 2002.
"A former filmmaker, her more than 70 nature documentaries have aired on PBS, Nature, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Outdoor Life Channel, Arts & Entertainment, and with many other broadcasters worldwide. Whitty is on the Board of Advisors of BlueVoice. She lives in California." 
Criticism of Whitty
- Michael Barker, "The Mother Jones Conspiracy?", Swans Commentary, May 3, 2010.
Resources and articles
- About, Julia Whitty, accessed May 14, 2010.