Jean-Michel Cousteau's blog

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

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 ...

Sharks at Risk

October 3, 2011
Shark FisheryI respectfully ask all you fellow divers, Ocean Futures Society supporters, to become ocean champions by doing your part to ensure sharks will remain in our oceans for another 400 million years ...

Fish Bones Can Neutralize Lead in Soil

August 23, 2011
Fish Bones can neutralize lead in soilThere is no doubt in my mind that now is the most critical time for us to step forward and clean up our planet. I am inviting you to join me in a new project, one in which scientists have made an interesting discovery ...

A Chance at Freedom

July 28, 2011
MorganI have been following the case of the young orca, Morgan, with particular interest. Morgan was captured on June 23, 2010 by the Dolphinarium Harderwijk off the north coast of the Netherlands—a rare event since no orcas have been sighted in the area since 1947 ...

Making the Connection: Ice Cover in the Arctic

July 15, 2011
Ocean Futures diver in Arctic IceAs divers, we have a responsibility to not only share our personal experiences of adventures beneath the waves and the hidden treasures we discover on every dive, but to continually educate ourselves ...
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