Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society Celebrates World Ocean Week

June 8, 2020
World_Oceans_Week_2020_Title_Slide_Template_SUNDAY_5_Oceans_1.jpgThis week we celebrate the vital importance of the ocean to the quality of our lives with many events planned for World Oceans Week ...

Letter to Russian Government re. Ban on Capture of Cetaceans

May 31, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-05-31 at 10.15.57 AM_1_0.pngCharles Vinick of the Whale Sanctuary Project and I have sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to support a ban on the capture of cetaceans for cultural and educational purposes ...

Protecting the Indigenous People of the Amazon

May 8, 2020
CEV4194_1.jpgThese actions could lead to the spread of COVID19 to the most vulnerable on this planet. We cannot stand by and let this happen ...

Giving Tuesday Now

May 5, 2020
JM_Cousteau_live_1.jpgToday, on Giving Tuesday, I am grateful for the support I have received that helps us pursue our mission ...

Environmental News January — February 2020

Quote for the week

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”
— Chris Maser

The Health of the Planet

March 20, 2020
_CEV3927_1.pngDue to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Ocean Futures Society is taking steps to ensure the safety of our office, team, volunteers, and visitors ...

La Salud del Planeta

March 20, 2020
_CEV3927_1.pngDebido a la pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19), Ocean Futures Society está tomando medidas para garantizar la seguridad de nuestra oficina, equipo, voluntarios y visitantes ...

Whale Sanctuary Project selects Port Hilford, Nova Scotia, for North America’s first sanctuary for captive whales

February 25, 2020
Best-Sanctuary-Site-Image-DSC00748-720-px_0_0.jpgThe Whale Sanctuary Project has announced that it will work together with Sherbrooke and the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia to create a seaside sanctuary in Port Hilford for whales being retired from entertainment parks ...

Russian Captive Whales Returned to Their Ocean Homes

February 10, 2020
IMG_5491_2.jpgLast November, the Russian Government completed the return of 10 orcas and 87 belugas back to the ocean after they had been illegally captured off Russia for sale to theme parks in China. It is the largest animal rescue effort ever attemptedd ...


6 de febrero de 2020
Screen Shot 2020-02-04 at 11.40.52 AM_0.pngMi equipo y yo en Ocean Futures Society lamentamos la pérdida de dos valiosas personas que trabajaban denodadamente para salvaguardar una reserva de mariposas Monarca cerca de la ciudad de Ocampo en el estado mexicano de Michoacán ...
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