Isabelle Groc is an award-winning writer, conservation photographer, book author, documentary filmmaker, and speaker focusing on wildlife conservation, endangered species, and the relationships between people and the natural world. With Master degrees in journalism from Columbia University and urban planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she brings a unique perspective to documenting the impacts of human activities on threatened species and habitats.
Isabelle's photography and stories have been published in magazines and news outlets all over the world. She is the author of three non fiction books, Conservation Canines: How Dogs Work for the Environment, Sea Otters: A Survival Story, and Gone is Gone: Wildlife Under Threat.
Isabelle has written and directed a dozen films on wildlife and nature. Her documentary, Toad People, has received international recognition including an Impact Panda Award at the Wildscreen Film Festival in Bristol, UK, the world’s biggest festival of natural history storytelling. Isabelle is a fellow of the Explorers Club and the Royal Geographical Societies of Canada and the UK. She grew up in France and now lives in Vancouver and Salt Spring Island, BC