Blogs: Marine Protected Areas

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 ...

Love is in the Sea!

February 7, 2012
Pygmy SeahorseFar beneath the waves, glistening under the new moon, the mood strikes right for two fishes in love ...

Southern California Dives into Ocean Stewardship

January 11, 2011
Garibaldi, California's state marine fish, glides through the kelp forestAs for southern California, the future is bright. The new marine parks plan will be good for people and for sea life ...

Protecting our Marine Crown Jewels: A Common Challenge

December 2, 2010
Voyage to Kure ExpeditionToday there are 43 exceptional places in the ocean included on the World Heritage List. Together they represent the ‘Crown Jewels of our Ocean’ for their outstanding beauty, exceptional biodiversity ...

Gulf Oil Spill: More than a Sea Change

Matthew Ferraro holds a crude oil covered crab In the midst of desperate attempts to stem the flow of oil and the agony of waiting to understand its effects, we are left with simple questions like what exactly is happening to the waters of the Gulf? And how quickly can we move from dependence on oil to a sustainable, renewable energy policy ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau dispatches team to Gulf oil spill

Jean-Michel Cousteau at the Prestige Oil Spill in Spain, 2002 Today I am dispatching team members Matt Ferraro, Brian Hall, and Nathan Dembeck to join Gary Holland and myself at St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, to find and explain the realities of this unprecedented oil spill ...

Partnership in Marine Conservation

"The oceans sustain all life on this planet; they connect every human community and unfortunately transport our garbage beyond the horizon. " - Jean-Michel Cousteau

Protecting Our Marine Heritage

“We need to ensure that majestic areas are protected from short-sighted, economically motivated actions because they can result in long-lasting damage that will prevent our children from enjoying these natural treasures. That is what is at stake.” - Jean-Michel Cousteau

OFS in the Press: Diver Magazine: February 2007

America's Underwater Treasures

Jean-Michel Cousteau's February 2007 article in Diver Magazine.