Killer Whales, Toxic Chemicals, and a Mom

Holly Lohuis March 23, 2010
Jean-Michel Cousteau, myself, and my then- four-year-old son Gavin were tested for these harmful substances, and I was horrified to see how contaminated we were. My concern as a mother is that we really do not know what these numbers mean in terms of children’s long-term health ...

The Truth About Keiko's Death

Keiko March 2, 2010
On March 1st on Larry King Live, Thad Lacinak, who spent 30 years at Sea World and worked as head trainer, made the statement that Keiko died of starvation in the wild after losing more than 1000 lbs. This statement is incorrect ...

Statement on Releasing Captive Orcas

Jean-Michel Cousteau up close with KeikoFebruary 26, 2010
The recent tragic death of an orca trainer has raised the question of whether orcas in captivity should be released. It is a complicated question with no simple answer, but this is my experience ...

Protecting the Gentle Giants

November 3, 2009
"Wisdom is timeless. Unfortunately for us and our global ocean, time is running out." - Jean-Michel Cousteau

Protecting Monk Seals

October 14, 2009
“The Mediterranean monk seals that I used to swim with as a boy are now considered one of the world's rarest marine mammals.” - Jean-Michel Cousteau

OFS in the Press: Diver Magazine: January 2009

The Nature of Whales

Jean-Michel Cousteau's January 2009 article in Diver Magazine.

OFS in the Press: Diver Magazine: July/August 2007

A Tale of Two Marine Mammals

Jean-Michel Cousteau's July/August 2007 article in Diver Magazine.

OFS in the Press: Diver Magazine: June 2007

Sounding Off Over Sonar Risk

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

Keiko Died In Freedom

Jean-Michel Cousteau up close with Keiko With news of Keiko’s death, like so many of us, I am flooded with questions and mixed emotions. The news affects me as if it were the passing of a beloved leader or master teacher ...

Keiko: Wild Whale In Training

Keiko With Keiko, Ocean Futures Society is attempting something that has never been done before -- reintroducing a captive orca to the wild ...
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