Oceans of Thanks

November 24, 2020 As we begin slowly surfacing from the depths of 2020 it’s time to take a deep breath and thank you all for your dedication to supporting & protecting Planet Ocean. ...


October 19, 2020
SeaScope_title_frame_2.jpgI am excited and pleased to announce that our successful series of short ocean videos, SeaScope is now on YouTube for the world to enjoy ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau supports the initiative in Kasakhstan to ban keeping dolphins in captivity

September 9, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-09-08 at 10.47.34 AM_0.pngJean-Michel Cousteau supports the initiative in Kasakhstan to ban keeping dolphins in captivity ...

Diversity is Synonymous of Stability

August 20, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-08-20 at 12.18.32 PM_0.pngIn the ocean and on land, from the smallest to the largest plants and animals, everything is connected. When there is greater diversity of species the system is stronger ...

Please Don't Interact with Curious Beluga Whales in the Ocean

August 6, 2020
Beluga_0.jpgJean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society and The Whale Sanctuary produced this PSA to help people understand that we need to minimize our contact with these wild belugas to help keep them natural and wild ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society Celebrates World Ocean Week

June 8, 2020
World_Oceans_Week_2020_Title_Slide_Template_SUNDAY_5_Oceans_1.jpgThis week we celebrate the vital importance of the ocean to the quality of our lives with many events planned for World Oceans Week ...

Letter to Russian Government re. Ban on Capture of Cetaceans

May 31, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-05-31 at 10.15.57 AM_1_0.pngCharles Vinick of the Whale Sanctuary Project and I have sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to support a ban on the capture of cetaceans for cultural and educational purposes ...

Protecting the Indigenous People of the Amazon

May 8, 2020
CEV4194_1.jpgThese actions could lead to the spread of COVID19 to the most vulnerable on this planet. We cannot stand by and let this happen ...

Giving Tuesday Now

May 5, 2020
JM_Cousteau_live_1.jpgToday, on Giving Tuesday, I am grateful for the support I have received that helps us pursue our mission ...

Environmental News January — February 2020

Quote for the week

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”
— Chris Maser