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Jacques Cousteau

7 Summits, 7 Seas, 7 Questions for Martin Frey

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

7 Summits, 7 Seas, 7 Questions... Mike Ragogna: Martin, you’ve climbed seven of the world’s toughest summits to mount and crossed seven seas. How ...

The Effects of Climate Change On Coral Reefs and Women at Jacques Cousteau's Underwater Reserve, Guadeloupe

The Advice Project | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
The Advice Project

About 25% of the world's fish (over 4,000 species!) live on coral reefs, and they provide more than 450 million people with food and income. Reefs create islands through the accumulation of sand and sediment, providing homes to people, birds, and turtles, as well as shelter so that delicate seagrass beds and mangrove habitats can thrive.

Philippe Cousteau on Dealing With Climate Change Denial

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 12.08.2015 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

At one time, the very idea that there are people in the world that don't believe in climate science or, at worst, don't care about humanity's impact on the environment, was utterly alien to Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

#FabienCousteau, the Modern Aquaman and Entrepreneurial Explorer of the Seas

David Drake | Posted 12.04.2015 | Science
David Drake

I had been an advocate of saving the oceans for so long and throughout this journey I have created a lot of relationships with celebrities and have rubbed elbows with a number of famous people.

Book Review: Twelve Stones

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion
Christopher Zoukis

Twelve Stones is not a story of how, through determination and sheer rigid will, Ms. Carole conquered Life and made it subservient to her. It's not a tale of self-actualization. Nor is it an example of spiritual mugging.

SEALAB's 50th Anniversary Could Use Some Celebration Too

Ben Hellwarth | Posted 11.22.2014 | Science
Ben Hellwarth

So, before another half-century goes by, let's pay homage to the U.S. Navy project that effectively dissolved the old diving limits and opened the door to vastly expanded human undersea capabilities.

Jacques Cousteau's Grandson Attempts To Live Underwater For 31 Days

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green

The apple never falls too far from the tree. Or, in Fabien Cousteau's case, the sea. According to the BBC, Cousteau -- the grandson of legendary ex...

Naples and the Gems of Florida's Paradise Coast

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

Stroll along Naples' historic Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South and discover lushly landscaped palm-tree lined mini-boulevards with art galleries, antique stores, and clothing boutiques.

Letter to Anderson Cooper

Fabien Cousteau | Posted 05.26.2013 | Media
Fabien Cousteau

With our global environment suffering tremendous human pressure on every level, as an iconic television figure I believe you missed a valuable opportunity, in your 60 Minutes piece showcasing your dives in Botswana with crocodiles, to talk about the plight of crocodylians.

Rio+20 Earth Summit: Miracles Can Happen

Fabien Cousteau | Posted 09.01.2012 | Impact
Fabien Cousteau

The road to success is often riddled with challenges and failures. No matter the outcomes that transpire at Rio+20, we must never give up the fight for the rights of future generations to be able to enjoy what we have taken for granted.

A Hopeful Start for Our Oceans

Fabien Cousteau | Posted 08.18.2012 | Green
Fabien Cousteau

Our beloved bodies of water are now showing how fragile they really are. Whether we see oceans as a natural resource bank account, a key component of our health and well-being, or as a heritage for our children, it is imperative that we include them in our march to a better future.

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 06.11.2012 | Science

Do you know who was the first woman in space? Or the name of the first computer? This week in science history brings you loads of interesting scien...

Jacques Cousteau Started It All

Network Awesome | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Network Awesome

The CONSHELF experiments did not lead to Cousteau's hinted "exploitation of the sea," but they do continue to stir the imagination for anyone who has wondered what it must be like to live under the waves.

JM Cousteau Calls for "Slimming" Action on Climate Change

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.04.2012 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Ocean explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau had some provocative advice for those seeking to combat climate change. Action begins at home.

Eco Etiquette: Alexandra Cousteau, Expecting, Shares Tips For Green (Blue)-Minded Moms and Moms-To-Be

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

When I found out that Alexandra is about to introduce the fourth generation of Cousteau explorer to the world, I invited her to to share her tips for green (blue!)-minded moms and moms-to-be.

Win for the Sea Turtles: Protecting Endangered Species Through Conservation Travel

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Marine biologist Dr. Wallace J. Nichols moves to the beat of his own drum, turning the doom-and-gloom scenarios of the nightly news into win/win scenarios.

Ocean Our Ocean in Revery and Neglect

Fabien Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Fabien Cousteau

We must roll up our sleeves and mop up the mess.

Remembering Jacques Cousteau: Carrying on the Legacy on His 100th Birthday

Jean-Michel Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean-Michel Cousteau

"People protect what they love," my father once said. My wish today, as we mark his 100th birthday, is that we redouble our efforts to cherish our planet and the seas that he championed.

What Would Jacques Do? One Hundred Years of Oil

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wallace J Nichols

On the 100th anniversary of Jacques Cousteau, let's rethink ocean activism in his honor.

People Protect What They Love

Fabien Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Fabien Cousteau

Although we are headed toward an imminent world fisheries collapse -- and quite possibly a world human collapse -- it is not too late to change the course of our actions.

In Wake of BP Spill, Will We Save Our Oceans?

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

As BP Deepwater Horizon shows, in images as grotesque as Cousteau's were gorgeous, we cannot let the ocean's mystery lull us into inaction.

What do the Arctic, a Thermostat and COP15 Have in Common?

Philippe Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philippe Cousteau

The year was 1972 and my father, Philippe Cousteau, Sr., was filming another episode of the famed series The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.

Jessic Biel and Pals Climbing Kilimanjaro to Highlight Unsafe Drinking Water

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Kenna was born in Ethiopia in East Africa and came to the United States with his parents when he was three. Africa is the part of the world where the most people are struggling with unhealthy drinking water.

Why Jessica Biel is Climbing Kilimanjaro without Justin Timberlake

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joseph B. Treaster

It was stories like that, said Mr. Zemedkun's son, the singer-song writer Kenna, that inspired him to organize an expedition of Hollywood entertainers and others to climb the highest mountain in Africa.

A World Without Whales?

Philippe Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Philippe Cousteau

The work of my grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, laid the groundwork for most of what we know about the marine world. Now, ocean acidification could spell the end of oceans as we know them.