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Who is the son of Philippe Cousteau Jr?

Who is the son of Philippe Cousteau Jr?

Philippe-Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr. is the son of Philippe Cousteau and the grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Cousteau has continued the work of his father and grandfather by educating the public about environmental and conservation issues.

Where did Philippe Cousteau Jr go to college?

He graduated from St. Andrews University where he earned an M.A. in History. He has co-hosted a series called Oceans on BBC Two, and has served a correspondent on CNN and for the public radio show, Living on Earth. Similarly he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the category “Outstanding Lifestyle/ Travel/ Children�s Series Host” .

When did Philippe Cousteau start working for Animal Planet?

In 2007 Philippe co-hosted his first full length documentary with Steve Irwin called Ocean’s Deadliest. From 2007-2009 Philippe was the Chief Ocean Correspondent for the Animal Planet Channel, where he is working on various ocean and water focused documentary programs.

How old was Philippe Cousteau when he became a diver?

He was born at Toulon, France and made his first aqualung dive in the Mediterranean at the age of 4. But throughout his life he devoted as much time to flying as he did to underwater exploration. He earned a glider pilot’s license at the age of 16. In 1976, he narrowly escaped death in the crash of a helicopter on Easter Island.

Where was Philippe Cousteau on the Conshelf III?

In 1965, Cousteau was an Oceanaut on the Conshelf III, an undersea habitat for saturated diving down to 325 feet near Ile Levant in the Mediterranean Sea. In addition to his duties as Oceanaut, Cousteau was an underwater photographer and did all of the underwater filming, which became a National Geographic documentary film that aired in 1966.

How old was Philippe Cousteau when he invented the Aqua Lung?

Born in Toulon, Philippe Cousteau first dived with an aqua-lung in 1945 when he was 4 years old. His father brought home a miniature version of the aqua-lung he had co-invented a few years before.

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