Useful Links

In addition to Zenith’s Natural Death Care Centre in Australia, here are some links to other international natural death care organizations, practitioners, innovators, and recent media and publications about natural death. If you know of other natural death care organizations, media, or publications, please share  with us.

Organizations and Trainings:

Zenith Virago (Australia)

INELDA (International End of Life Doula Association, GLOBAL)

Caring Connections (USA)

Compassion & Choices (USA)

CINDEA (Canadian Integrative Network for Death Education Alternatives, Canada)

The Conversation Project (USA)

Final Passages (Sebastopol, California, USA)

Funeral Consumers Alliance (USA)

Funeral Ethics Organization (USA)

Green Burial Council (services the USA, Canada, and Australia)

National Home Funeral Alliance (USA)

Mesothelioma Center Grief Guide (USA)

UK Natural Death Centre (United Kingdom)

Books and Articles:

Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul by Stephen Jenkinson (Canada, USA)

Dying: A Natural Passage a beside manual for being with dying by Denys Cope (USA) 

Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death a reference book by Lisa Carlson and Joshua Slocum (USA)

The Intimacy of Death and Dying: Simple Guidance to Help You Through by Claire Leimbach, Trypeyna McShane, and Zenith Virago (Australia) 

Your Ultimate Guide on Digital Death (and How to Handle It)” blog post on


A Family Undertaking (2004) a documentary by Elizabeth Westrate (USA)

A Will for the Woods (2013) a documentary by Browne, Kaplan, Hale, and WIlson (USA)

Griefwalker (2008) a documentary by Tim Wilson (Canada)

In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye (2017) a documentary by Heidi Boucher (USA)

Solace: Wisdom of the Dying (2008) a documentary by Camille Adair (USA)

Tender (2013) a documentary by Lynette Wallworth (Australia)