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How The Host Of 'River Monsters' Hopes His Show Will Inspire Environmentalism

"So many of us take the natural world for granted."

Each year, Earth Day provides an opportunity to rally for sustainability and the protection of our natural habitats, many of which Animal Planet host Jeremy Wade explores on his show "River Monsters." 

Wade hopes his show will bring viewers closer to a number of underwater critters they would rarely get a chance to see -- and that in turn, this will encourage people from all backgrounds to care about environmental issues. 

Learn more about Earth Day and "River Monsters" in the video above. 

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