The Future of Sustainable Fish Farming

March 17, 2014
Photo by Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society In an effort to move towards a sustainable future, it will take not only innovative thinking but also global knowledge to make effective decisions. Aquaculture is a growing, and highly demanded industry ...

Freedom for Orcas

March 10, 2014
Orca Photo: Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society I congratulate California for its leadership in addressing this issue. A California state legislator has proposed a new bill, AB 2140 that would ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment in California. This is landmark legislation calling for comprehensive improvement to orca protection laws in California ...

From the Shark Protected Waters of the Bahamas

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February 21, 2014
diver hammer Murph Bahm 214s_1.jpg Jean-Michel Cousteau is filming with an underwater film team in the shark protected waters of Bahamas for an upcoming documentary ...

Simone Cousteau, The Soul of Calypso

February 11, 2014 Simone Cousteau Thanks to my dear good, friend, Mr. Ruben Arvizu who I have known for many years; we all get to enjoy a beautiful tribute to this amazing woman, my mother and healer, nurse and psychiatrist to the all-male crew of Calypso for 40 years ...

Statement about Fukushima Radiation Hazards

January 31, 2014
My concern about the disaster at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant continues as news from many sources continues to pour in. Sadly not much of it is good news but some of what I hear is exaggerated ...

Call to Freedom

October 17, 2013
Dogwoof_Documentary_Blackfish_Quad_New_1600_1200_85_0_0.jpg But one way or another, we are totally responsible for the care and wellbeing of all captive orcas for the rest of their lives, especially those born into captivity ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau becomes one of the first to dive the EXOSUIT

July 16, 2013
exosuit 2 - Copy_1.jpg The EXOSUIT opens the door to another layer of the ocean to explore and 1000s of new species to discover ...

In Loving Memory of Bob Meistrell

June 21, 2013
Bob MeistrellIt is with great sadness I share news of the sudden passing of an ocean legend and a dear friend, Bob Meistrell ...

To The President of The Republic of Costa Rica

June 13, 2013
Jairo Mora Jean-Michel Cousteau and the Ocean Futures team were deeply saddened to hear of the tragic death of Jairo Mora Sandoval while on his evening patrol of protecting leatherback sea turtle nests along Costa Rica's northern Caribbean Coast on Friday May 31st ...

Turning a milestone in Ocean Conservation - Jean-Michel Cousteau's 75th Birthday

May 6, 2013
Jean-Michel Cousteau's 75th birthday Today I turn 75. In the 75 years that I have been on this blue planet, I been privileged to travel to every continent and to sail every sea ...