Jean-Michel Cousteau's blog

Family Expeditions - I am a Proud Father

June 3, 2014
Jean-Michel, Fabien and Céline Cousteau - Photo by Carrie Vonderhaar As a proud father, I look forward to watching the accomplishments of my children and the month of June proves to be a milestone! Both of my children are leading their own expeditions, carrying on the legacy started by their grandfather ...

7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

April 22, 2014
Jean-Michel Cousteau - Photo by Carrie Vonderhaar As we enjoy Earth Day celebrations taking place around the world this week, we at Ocean Futures Society feel it is a golden opportunity to remind us all that the land and the sea are bound together in one Earth ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

My Mother, The Real Captain of Calypso

March 28, 2013
Simone Cousteau When I think of the amazing adventures with my father Captain, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the true heroine of the adventure is Simone Cousteau, my mother ...
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