The Burning of the Amazon Forest

September 6, 2019
Screen Shot 2019-09-03 at 1.41.18 PM_1.pngI have been watching the images of fires burning in the Amazon with horror ...

Russia Begins the Process of Returning Captive Whales to the Ocean

June 22, 2019
srednyaya-bay-orca-release-yuri-smityuk-TASS_0.jpgRussia has loaded 8 animals – two orcas and six beluga whales – into trucks with water reservoirs to begin to move them 1,100 miles back to the Shantar Islands in the Sea of Okhotsk....

Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Letter to President Putin

June 17, 2019
safe_image.php__0.jpgOn behalf of the Jean-Michel Cousteau/Whale Sanctuary Project team, Jean-Michel Cousteau submitted the following to President Putin for consideration of a public response during President Putin's annual hotline Q&A with the Russian people ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau loves beluga whales!

May 22, 2019
Screen Shot 2019-05-21 at 10.12.14 AM_0.pngBeluga whales are highly intelligent cetaceans that live in cold, northern oceans. They communicate with each other and their mothers pass on information to their children...

Earth Day 2019

April 22, 2019
1237.jpg.800x600_q90_0.jpg As we honor the wonderful Earth Day celebrations around the world, we at Ocean Futures Society believe it is a golden opportunity to remind us all about the gifts and services the ocean provides ...

A Historic Moment: An Agreement with Russia to Return Captive Whales to the Ocean

April 8, 2019
signing w gov 2-crop-502_0.jpgI am thrilled and it is with great excitement that I am able to report that our collaborations with officials and scientists in Russia has led to the best possible outcome for the captured whales and for the world....

Please Help Us Save the Russian Whales

April 4, 2019
whale-jail-izvestia-1-seapens-TASS-YuriSmitjuk_1.jpgI’m onsite in Russia right now with the unprecedented opportunity of helping save 10 orcas and 87 belugas that were illegally captured for sale to China.....

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Statement on the Japanese Government's decision to withdraw from the IWC

January 5, 2019
The Japanese government announcement of their decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial whaling is very disappointing, but it is not surprising ...

Sunscreens and Coral Reefs – Making the Connection

November 15, 2018
Murphy002_0_0.jpgAlternatives to these toxic sunscreens include wearing long sleeve rash guards and using sunblocks with non-nano zinc oxide or titanium ...

DECLARACIÓN DE JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU Y OCEAN FUTURES SOCIETY SOBRE EL CIERRE DEL PARQUE MARINO CHOSI EN JAPÓN.

October 4, 2018
Screen Shot 2018-10-04 at 4.22.39 PM_1.png El Parque Marino Chosi en Japón cerró sus operaciones por falta de asistencia del público y dejó a estos animales totalmente desatendidos ...
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