Jean-Michel Cousteau's blog

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 ...

Crude, Dirty, and Dangerous

March 6, 2013
Oil from Deepwater Horizon Please join us in our effort to spread the world about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It is the choices we make now that will determine the prospect of our future ...

Thank You Ocean Report with Jean-Michel Cousteau

February 22, 2013
Orca photograph by Carrie Vonderhaar Thank You Ocean talks with Jean-Michel Cousteau, who says that people and orcas share surprising similarities ...

Chinese Dragon Mart Cancun Will Affect Puerto Morelos Marine Park

February 21, 2013
Dragon Mart I am disheartened to report to you a new attack upon the beautiful and unique landscape of México, this time in the northern tip of the Yucatán Peninsula ...

In Loving Memory of Denis Martin-Laval

February 19, 2013
AF-123_0.jpgI grew up with the crew of the Calypso….my brothers and friends. The loss of Denis came as another shock ...

Living Classrooms in the Undersea World

February 7, 2013
A young girl snorkels in the Living Classrooms of the Undersea WorldI am not a teacher but a guide, sharing my passion of our interdependence on a healthy, thriving marine ecosystem; letting the families share in this bonding experience as they take a peak into the undersea realm ...

In Loving Memory of Jean-Charles Roux

February 5, 2013
Jean-Charles Roux in his studioIt is with my deepest sadness to share the news of the passing of Jean-Charles Roux, a dear friend to both me, my father and the entire Cousteau extended family ...

Protecting Fiji’s Beautiful Seas

December 6, 2012
RodneySimpson_Fiji001_0.jpgWhen I first started exploring the breathtaking reefs of Fiji, I took for granted these untouched reefs as a place far off the beaten path and far from the destructive habits of humans. But how quickly that has changed over the past 30 years ...

Dive Team Safety

November 4, 2012
Matthew Ferraro and Carrie Vonderhaar at Duke University Hyperbaric Chamber during their Diver Medical Technician class at DANAs you can imagine exploration and filmmaking necessitate much more than having a camera and a boat. There are a myriad of layered logistics and preparations that must be addressed before we ever leave the dock ...

Countdown to a Final Chance at Freedom - Morgan

October 16, 2012
MorganI know there are many issues competing for our attention now, but there are only moments until Morgan’s court case. The countdown to the determination of her fate is ticking. The time is NOW to act ...
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