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Jean Michel Cousteau

Sometimes "Shopping Local" Means Buying Rubies, Diamonds and Pearls

Anneli Rufus | Posted 02.12.2014 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

If a place I visit happens to be associated with any type of gem or jewel, I always want to buy a few of these as souvenirs. Hey, you said "Shop local...

Cousteau and World Cetacean Alliance Making a Splash

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

If we are going to change the world to save ourselves, we have to save the ocean; and if we are going to save the ocean we have to start by saving the cetaceans. We have to protect their habitat and ensure that all marine life can thrive, so that we can too.

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.

Strikes, Bites and Blood: The Graphic Case for Releasing Morgan, the Wild-Born Orca, from Captivity

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

For the young female orca known as Morgan, the brutal bullying by the other orcas at Loro Parque is the sad reality she faces for the rest of her life unless a court in the Netherlands intervenes.

Free Morgan: The Ocean Wants Her Orca Back

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

Morgan's time in captivity doesn't preclude her from being retrained to live back in the wild, but as her court case lingers longer and longer, each day of delay condemns her to a life that is not life.

Fiji's Hidden "Bachelorette" Paradise

Claire Fordham | Posted 09.03.2012 | Travel
Claire Fordham

As my daughter, husband and I stepped off the plane at the tiny Savusavu airport in Fiji, the first thing I saw was a couple of cows tethered to a post.

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.

Fixing BP's Big Fix

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.05.2012 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Image Source: Nalco Corexit 9500 MSDS sheet from http://www.msds.com BP is putting a lot of money behind a TV commercial that opens with "This was t...

Sustainable Tourism, Conservation and Culture Flourish in Fiji

Deborah Bassett | Posted 08.30.2011 | Travel
Deborah Bassett

The Republic of Fiji is comprised of 332 islands. On a recent trip to the town of Savusavu, located on Fiji's second largest island of Vanua Levu, I was pleasantly surprised to discover several eco-friendly treasures.

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.

Seafood Crisis: A vital conversation with Jean-Michel Cousteau.

Trey Borzillieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trey Borzillieri

"We stopped hunting on land and became farmers," said Cousteau. "We have to do the same thing as far as the ocean is concerned."