Russian Whales Press Conference

April 4, 2019
Screen Shot 2019-04-04 at 6.55.52 PM_0.jpgPlease watch the press conference: Jean-Michel Cousteau and The Whale Sanctuary Project together with Russian Minister of Natural Resources!....

Jean-Michel Cousteau leads team of experts from The Whale Santuary Project to Russia

April 3, 2019
whale-jail-6-siberiantimes-crop-640_0.jpgOn Tuesday April 2nd Jean-Michel Cousteau and the Whale Sanctuary Project Team received their Russian VISAs in Washington DC and embarked for a stop in Moscow before heading to Srednyaya Bay, Russia....

Keiko Experts Offer Help to Free Russian Orcas and Beluga Whales

February 6, 2019
The following letter was sent to Russian President Vladimir Putin, offering the expertise of several leaders of the Keiko/Free Willy Project that successfully returned the orca Keiko to his home waters in Iceland......

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Statement on the Japanese Government's decision to withdraw from the IWC

January 5, 2019
The Japanese government announcement of their decision to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial whaling is very disappointing, but it is not surprising ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau at EarthX Mexico

December 13, 2018
PHOTO-2018-11-15-22-39-58_0_0.jpg I want to express my respect and admiration to all the brave environmentalists and journalists who have lost and continue to lose their lives in Mexico, Latin America and other parts of the World. They struggle for what is honest and just, to defend Human Rights and our beautiful Blue Planet against the forces that only believe in power, selfishness, and greed ...

DECLARACIÓN DE JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU Y OCEAN FUTURES SOCIETY SOBRE EL CIERRE DEL PARQUE MARINO CHOSI EN JAPÓN.

October 4, 2018
Screen Shot 2018-10-04 at 4.22.39 PM_1.png El Parque Marino Chosi en Japón cerró sus operaciones por falta de asistencia del público y dejó a estos animales totalmente desatendidos ...

Statement by Jean-Michel Cousteau regarding the closing of Chosi Marine Park in Japan

October 4, 2018
Screen Shot 2018-10-04 at 4.22.39 PM_1.png The Chosi Marine Park in Japan closed its operations for lack of attendance by the public and they have left these animals totally unattended ...

Global Climate Action Summit 2018

September 12, 2018
ClimateMarch003_5X7_NAN3-1_0.jpg It is inspiring to see so many people from around the world expressing their concerns about the health of our planet, just as my family has for decades ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau's Letter to Peter Fankhauser, CEO Thomas Cook Group

© Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures SocietyWe know so much more about wild animals today than we did decades ago when humans first started removing them from their families and forcing them to entertain us in captivity. Science tells us that orcas are intelligent, social, far-ranging, and psychologically complex animals with long lifespans ...

Climate Change - Now is the Time for Action: COP 23

November 16, 2017
IraMeyer_PolarBear_Print_1.jpgWe have seen our planet from space, had access to the deepest canyons of the ocean, deciphered the infinitesimal DNA structure of life, and discovered unimaginable species—but we’ve also seen our own destructive influence on the planet’s complex network of life ...