Philippe Cousteau is a multi-Emmy-nominated TV host, author, speaker, and social entrepreneur. He has hosted numerous TV programs for Discovery, BBC, CNN, Travel Channel, and more. Currently he is the host of the syndicated television show Xploration Awesome Planet. In 2004 he founded EarthEcho International, a leading environmental education organization. Philippe and his wife, fellow explorer and TV host Ashlan Cousteau, reside in Los Angeles.
Austin Aslan is the author of the TURBO Racers and the Islands at the End of the World books. Austin has a master's in conservation biology and was an ecotourism Peace Corps volunteer in a Honduran cloud forest. He resides in northern Arizona with his ecologist wife and two children and was recently elected to the Flagstaff City Council.