“We have to create as much positive change as we can for our environment and for our fellow humans as well,” the 18-year-old said. “And just to treat one with kindness, and I think he exemplified that perfectly. And I’ll always just feel so lucky that I had the most amazing dad in the world, who was literally a superhero.”
And one month ahead of Steve Irwin Day—the annual international event in honor of his life and legacy on Nov. 15—Robert announced the release of his new photography book, Robert Irwin’s Australia.
“This is a story of natural beauty, environmental turmoil and hope told through my lens,” the photographer wrote on Instagram Oct. 7. “It’s a proud moment for me and a passion project that has been years in the making. Discover my perspective of this incredible country, and how photography and conservation go hand in hand.”