Philippe Cousteau

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Philippe Cousteau "is the CEO of EarthEcho International, a non-profit organization he co-founded with his sister Alexandra in memory of their father. Philippe is the Chief Ocean Correspondent for Animal Planet and is currently a host for “Oceans,” a Discovery Channel/BBC co-production premiering in the fall of 2008. He has been featured in television and radio programs across the country; has authored articles for numerous publications; and was, along with his sister, guest editor of the November 2007 issue of Women’s Health, the first magazine to ever feature a “Blue Issue.” Philippe serves on the Board of Directors of The Ocean Conservancy, Marine Conservation Biology Institute, and the National Environmental Education Foundation, as well as the Advisory Board of Discovery Communications Planet Green and Oceana's Ocean Council. He is also a member of the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Initiative Council. Philippe is co-founder of Azure Worldwide a strategic consulting and development company. He holds a Master's degree in history from the University of St. Andrews." [1]

His daughter is Alexandra Cousteau.

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  1. Directors, Marine Conservation Biology Institute, accessed January 16, 2009.
  2. International Board, Wild Aid, accessed December 1, 2011.
  3. Ocean Council, Oceana, accessed May 26, 2009.
  4. Advisory Board, Blue Legacy, accessed February 19, 2010.