- It's time to recapture our sense of wonder about the oceans, says Philippe Cousteau
- Environmental advocate asks people to think hard about all the services it provides humankind
- Having a healthy ocean is an "environmental imperative" that will "dictate future of planet"
- Measures to protect fish stocks and eco-systems can have huge impact on ocean health
Explorer, social entrepreneur and environmental advocate, Philippe Cousteau is a special correspondent for CNN International. He is also the co-founder and president of the leading environmental education nonprofit EarthEcho International.
(CNN)My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.