Jean-Michel Cousteau's blog

Protecting Fiji’s Beautiful Seas

December 6, 2012
RodneySimpson_Fiji001_0.jpgWhen I first started exploring the breathtaking reefs of Fiji, I took for granted these untouched reefs as a place far off the beaten path and far from the destructive habits of humans. But how quickly that has changed over the past 30 years ...

Dive Team Safety

November 4, 2012
Matthew Ferraro and Carrie Vonderhaar at Duke University Hyperbaric Chamber during their Diver Medical Technician class at DANAs you can imagine exploration and filmmaking necessitate much more than having a camera and a boat. There are a myriad of layered logistics and preparations that must be addressed before we ever leave the dock ...

Countdown to a Final Chance at Freedom - Morgan

October 16, 2012
MorganI know there are many issues competing for our attention now, but there are only moments until Morgan’s court case. The countdown to the determination of her fate is ticking. The time is NOW to act ...

Yet Another Captive Killer Whale Injury

October 8, 2012
NakaiI’m sadden to learn of the recent injury sustained by Nakai, an 11 year-old captive orca at SeaWorld California ...

Living with Sharks

September 13, 2012
Blue Shark by Matthew Ferraro... Recently there has been an increase frequency of sightings of one of the most feared animals in the ocean, white sharks. Frankly, I am thrilled to read about the white shark sightings off our coast ...

The Porsche of the Sea

July 29, 2012
Bluefin Tuna... I must address the disturbing truth that some of the greatest of the seas’ top predators are carrying the burden of our modern society, transferring harmful waste across great ocean basins ...

The Albert Falco National Marine Park

May 14, 2012
Jean-Michel Cousteau at the ceremony honoring Albert FalcoThe "Albert Falco National Marine Park" was announced at the ceremony celebrating the life of the Captain of Calypso ...

Sad Day for Morgan

December 6, 2011
MorganIn as much as these past few days have been very sad for Morgan, the young orca rescued off the coast of the Netherlands; I am not giving up ...

A Turning Point for Sharks

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November 1, 2011
Blue SharkNations across the world have begun to see the value of sharks as drivers of a healthier ocean ...

Update: Morgan

October 13, 2011
MorganIt is with great sadness that we inform you that Morgan, the young orca rescued off the coast of the Netherlands, will not be given a chance to swim free with her native pod ...
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