The Burning of the Amazon Forest

September 6, 2019
Screen Shot 2019-09-03 at 1.41.18 PM_1.pngI have been watching the images of fires burning in the Amazon with horror ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau's statement on release of captive whales

June 28, 2019
Screen Shot 2019-06-28 at 9.18.09 PM_0.jpgThe video and photo images that are circulating from Thursday’s release of 2 orcas and 6 belugas raise serious questions about the welfare of the orcas and beluga whales who are being returned to the ocean in Far Eastern Russia ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Letter to President Putin

June 17, 2019
safe_image.php__0.jpgOn behalf of the Jean-Michel Cousteau/Whale Sanctuary Project team, Jean-Michel Cousteau submitted the following to President Putin for consideration of a public response during President Putin's annual hotline Q&A with the Russian people ...

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 ...