For the second time since the Deepwater Horizon explosion, Jean-Michel Cousteau and the Ocean Futures Society team are returning to the Gulf of Mexico at a critical time ...


Santa Barbara, CA
On May 7, world-famous ocean conservationist, environmental leader, and documentary film producer, Jean-Michel Cousteau will address a global audience about the importance of policy and how it relates to the health of the oceans and ourselves ...


Santa Barbara, CA
Ocean Futures Society is excited to announce that an Ambassadors of the Environment program will open at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, California, on Earth Day, April 22, 2010. This program will bring Jean-Michel Cousteau’s innovative environmental education experience to the guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, as well as to the surrounding communities of Dana Point and Laguna Niguel ...


Santa Barbara, CA
Ocean Futures Society is pleased to announce the publication of a long-awaited, unique, and unforgettable biography by Jean-Michel Cousteau on the career and life of Jacques Cousteau, the frontiers he opened and the legend he created, and how Jean-Michel accepted to carry the flame of his father ...


Santa Barbara, CA
Through an exclusive Aggressor Fleet live-aboard program, divers can learn about our diverse coral reef ecosystems, support future research and earn a Reef Ambassador Specialty Certification. Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society, SSI (Scuba Schools International) and Aggressor Fleet have teamed up to create a unique educational course that divers may apply to their Master Diver Certification ...

Santa Barbara, CA At the ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, January 10th for a new Ocean Science Education Building being built through a new partnership between the National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), Jean-Michel Cousteau was one of the ocean enthusiasts honoring the need to increase ocean awareness ...

Santa Barbara, CA December 17 & 19, 2009, Santa Barbara environmental leaders: Santa Barbara High School’s Don’s Net Café ROP, Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society, The Santa Barbara Surfrider Foundation, Art From Scrap, Ty Warner Sea Center, Santa Barbara Channelkeeper and the “Where’s Your Bag?” campaign are collaborating to promote local environmental change with awareness events to celebrate “A Day Without A Bag”.


Santa Barbara, CA Having departed November 21st, 2009, fourteen staff members from the Catalina Island Ambassadors of the Environment (AOTE) program are cycling 750 miles in three weeks from San Francisco to San Diego, visiting schools, universities, businesses, community events, organic farms, and other public and private venues along the California coast.


MARCO ISLAND, FL The Marco Island Discovery Center, Inc. (MIDC) President, Lynne Irvine, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society on August 1, 2009 to open an Ambassadors of the Environment (AOTE) camp on Marco Island in June 2011.


Savannah, GA “Call of the Killer Whale,” a two-hour episode of "Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures" on PBS, won the prestigious Best Broadcast Program or Series Award at the Blue Ocean Film Festival June 14th.

The film festival, one of the top natural history film competitions in the world and the only one dedicated to ocean films in the U.S., chose “Call of the Killer Whale” from among more than 200 entries.