Alexandra Cousteau (born June 21, 1976) is the daughter of Philippe Cousteau and the granddaughter of world famous French explorer and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Events 524 - Godomar, King of the Burgundians defeats the Franks at the Battle of Vézeronce. Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Philippe Cousteau ( 30 December 1940 - 28 June 1979) was a French oceanographer, the second son of Jacques-Yves Cousteau Jacques-Yves Cousteau ( 11 June 1910 – 25 June 1997) was a French naval officer explorer, Ecologist, A dedicated environmentalist, Cousteau advocates the importance of conservation, restoration and sustainable management of water resources for a healthy planet and productive societies. To conserve habitat life for wild species and prevent their Extinction or reduction in range is a priority of a great many groups that cannot be easily characterized in terms Water is a common Chemical substance that is essential for the survival of all known forms of Life.
A member of the third generation of the Cousteau family to devote their lives to exploring and explaining the natural world, Cousteau first went on expedition with her father, Philippe Cousteau, when she was four months old and learned to scuba dive with her grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, when she was seven. Scuba diving is swimming underwater, or taking part in another activity while using a Scuba set. She grew up traveling the globe, developed a passion for adventure and learned at firsthand the value of conserving the natural world. An adventure is an activity that comprises Risky dangerous and uncertain experiences
Born in California, Cousteau grew up in France and the United States. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science (International Relations) from Georgetown University in Washington DC. Political science is a branch of Social sciences that deals with the theory and practice of Politics and the description and analysis of Political systems Georgetown University is a Jesuit Private university located in Georgetown Washington D Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D In 2000, Alexandra co-founded EarthEcho International with her brother Philippe Cousteau Jr. to further her family’s legacy in science, advocacy, and education. Philippe Cousteau Jr (born January 20, 1980) is the son of Philippe Cousteau and the grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning " Knowledge " or "knowing" is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding Advocacy Advocacy is the pursuit of influencing outcomes –including public-policy and resource allocation decisions within political economic and social systems Education encompasses both the Teaching and Learning of Knowledge, proper conduct, and technical competency
Alexandra is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer for the Class of 2008. Overview The NGS's historical mission is "to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world's cultural historical and natural She has spoken to audiences at the United Nations, UNESCO, Harvard University, Smithsonian Institution and Sea Rovers, among numerous other institutions, film festivals, and other events internationally. The United Nations ( UN) is an International organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in International law, International security United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established on November 16 The Smithsonian Institution (smɪθsoʊnɪən is an educational and research institute and associated Museum complex administered and funded by the Government of Cousteau is also a published author whose articles and/or columns have appeared in the Woodrow Wilson Center journal, Washington Life magazine, VSD (France), and Elle magazine(Spain) among others. She sits on the Board of Directors of EarthEcho International and the Global Water Challenge, the International Advisory Council of Counterpart International, the advisory board of Jolkona Foundation and the steering committee of the Pew sponsored Shark Alliance. She is also a PADI-certified Divemaster. Scuba diving is swimming underwater, or taking part in another activity while using a Scuba set.