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Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau
Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau

Special Feature: Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau

They are conservationist super couple! SIDEWALKS correspondent Lori Rosales talks to Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau about seeing whales and how they are part of the new interactive editorial series, “Captive: The Movement to Free Marine Mammals.”

Video Content: Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau (2016)
In the expanded interview, SIDEWALKS correspondent Lori Rosales talks to conservationists Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau about how they met and joining TakePart.com for the interactive editorial series, “Captive: The Movement to Free Marine Mammals,” an in-depth series focuses on the movement to free thousands of these highly intelligent creatures worldwide, including whales, dolphins, manatees and other species.

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Mini-Biographies:
Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau are an conservationist supercouple.

Inspired by the legacy of his grandfather Jacques Cousteau, Philippe Cousteau, Jr. is an Emmy®-nominated TV personality, author, speaker, and social entrepreneur. Born in Santa Monica, CA, he is the co-founder of EarthEcho International, an environmental education organization dedicated to inspiring youth to take action for a sustainable planet. Cousteau, Jr. served as Chief Ocean Correspondent for Animal Planet, co-hosted “Oceans” on BBC Two, was a correspondent on CNN, and was heard on the public radio show, “Living on Earth.”

Ashlan Cousteau, better known to TV audiences as Ashlan Gorse, is an entertainment journalist and environmentalist. She is known for her appearances on E! Entertainment Television, including “E! News Now.” She worked as MSNBC reporter and was segment producer for its weekend entertainment shows, “Hot List” and “At the Movies.” Cousteau has appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor,” “The Today Show,” “The Early Show,” and “The Insider,” as well as on cable networks CNN and TV Guide.

Interview Credits:
Recorded: June 24, 2016
Host / Producer: Lori Rosales
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: TakePart

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