What Happened to Jeff Corwin After His Animal Planet Show?

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Whatever happened to Jeff Corwin?

Corwin rose to fame in the late 1990s with his Disney Channel show 'Going Wild With Jeff Corwin,' then later moved to Animal Planet and began the 'Jeff Corwin Experience'.

Corwin has a Master's degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Conservation, an honorary doctorate in public education, and has worked with the United Nations Environmental Program to help the conservation efforts of tropical rainforests.

Where is Jeff Corwin today?

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Hi, friends! I hope everyone is well and healthy and staying strong. I have been spending a lot more time in my urban garden. TV production is pretty much on stand by and in order to stay safe, I’m staying home, so there’s nowhere to go. For me, gardening is a great distraction that will also find its way to the dinner table and I’m starting to see all the effort paying off. This perhaps is our best garden yet! Germinating sprigs of hope in an otherwise very trying year for all of us. Quarantine gives me lots of time to weed, cultivate and prune. I just finished weeding a quarter of the beet bed and showered-out organic fish fertilizer to energize our promising crops. It would probably be wise to take a shower, so as not to repel the family and excite the cats (smelling abit like lowtide!) The golden beets are looking so-so, but carrots are coming in fine! Our swisschard is popping off! The eggplant is looking fantastic and the tomatoes are coming in respectably although they tend to be late. We usually wait all summer and get them at the very end. Herbs are solid, going to be an awesome purple bush-bean year. Bees are zipping and humming along keeping our greenery properly pollinated! Just about to cage-in our blueberries (if we don’t, our lovely birds will gobble them all up, but, we plant wild berry trees like Saint johns, elder berry and gooseberries to keep them feathered and fat!) Our peaches look great, which is surprising because we got a late spring frost that we thought killed all the buds. For the first time ever, we’re actually going to get a fig harvest, so, I guess it pays to bury them under mulch during our cold, long New England winter. And wow, we have the brightest purply, bluest hydrangeas ever! In very difficult times, with an uncertain future, sandwiched in the middle of a pandemic, as we all are pulled underwater by civic and political challenges, I struggle not to be swallowed up by the chaos and despair. But in this peaceful moment, when I connect to nature and the bounties of our mother earth, I’m allowed to be thankful, talking stock on what truly is most important - health, family, friends, a vibrant planet and a blooming garden!

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Hi guys, I know this year has been completely turned on it’s head and we are still trying to pick up the pieces but today is #worldoceanday and I want to take a second here to do something for this planet that I love, which has driven my passion to support and help protect wildlife and ecosystems for as long as I can remember. Scientists have stated over and over that viral outbreaks are directly linked to the destruction of the environment. If we protect nature, nature could protect us. Even the biggest changes start with one small step. What if everyone would commit to doing just one thing that would be better for nature? My #onething I do is raise my own bees to help sustain vital bee populations around the world. Please share with me some positivity and good news and let me know what you guys do?! I challenge @theellenshow @bryancranston @kristenanniebell to change one thing, too. That's the idea behind the #onething challenge supported by Ocean Elders @tommyremengesau, @bertrandpiccard, @sylviaearle, @richardbranson, and others. @onething4nature . . . . . . . . . . . #oceantreks #tv #wild #adventure #jeffcorwin #travel #nature #explore #animal #findyourownadventure #wildlife #conserve #conversation #endangered #species #ocean #onething #buildbackbetter

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According to posts on Instagram, Corwin is busy in his garden and raising bees. On Twitter, he shows us how smart his Maine Coon cat is and we love him even more for this post.

His current series 'Ocean Treks' launched in 2016 on ABC, which showcases "his travels around the world to remarkable destinations and a unique underwater world to the audience," per IMDB. We've caught this show on the weekends, and it's a fabulous look at his tales from the field. 

Corin is a wildlife biologist, conservationist, and his entire career has been focused on educating people on the natural world and its natural resources. He's taught all his viewers about countless endangered species. He's had many television series that have been given awards for their outstanding content.

  • 'Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin' won Outstanding Travel Program in the 41st Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2014, and Corwin won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Travel/Children's Series Host in 2016.
  • Corwin also hosted a 2009 television special for MSNBC with the same title of his book Future Earth: 100 Heartbeats.
  • In 2007, Corwin was sponsored by CNN to be an environment correspondent for an Anderson Cooper 360 special called 'Planet in Peril,' along with co-host Sanjay Gupta.
  • He conducted his graduate studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, obtaining a master of science in wildlife and fisheries conservation.

Future generations should watch all his Ocean Trek episodes about ecology. Corwin's adventures on shows like 'The Jeff Corwin Experience' will make anyone want to move to South America and become of the "King of the Jungle."

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