Blogs: OFS in the Press

In Loving Memory of Albert Falco

April 24, 2012
Albert FalcoAlbert Falco, Bébert…my “older brother” just left us for the Big Blue ...

OFS’s Carrie Vonderhaar Inducted Into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame

September 16, 2011
Carrie Vonderhaar inducted into Ohio Women's Hall of FameOcean Futures Society is proud to announce Carrie Vonderhaar’s newest achievement as an award-winning underwater photographer with her recent induction into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame ...

Fish Bones Can Neutralize Lead in Soil

August 23, 2011
Fish Bones can neutralize lead in soilThere is no doubt in my mind that now is the most critical time for us to step forward and clean up our planet. I am inviting you to join me in a new project, one in which scientists have made an interesting discovery ...

An Honor for all Ocean Heroes

June 7, 2011
Jean-Michel Cousteau wins AwardJean-Michel Cousteau was honored with an Environmental Hero Award at the annual Environmental Defense Center’s fundraising event, ‘Celebrating Paradise Saved’ this past Sunday, June 5th ...

Welcome to the Family: A Young Orca is Named Cousteau

Welcome to the L-pod family, “little” Cousteau, L113We just received the exciting news of a very welcome baby Orca, L113, who has now survived her first winter, making her chances of survival much greater and so she can now be officially named. The new name for L113 is Cousteau! Welcome to the L-pod family, “little” Cousteau ...

Why Should Our Children Suffer the Burden of Outdated Legislation? It is Time for Chemical Reform!

Holly Lohuis speaks out against Toxic Flame Retardants on behalf on her son Gavin and all speciesThe logic is simple: when placed in products we use daily, flame retardant chemicals can enter our bodies as dramatically as drugs we take, although the route may be different. Potentially toxic chemicals should not be allowed in the marketplace until they have been tested and proven safe. Our children, the environment, and all species deserve this ...

Winners at BLUE Ocean Film Festival

Jean-Michel Cousteau leads a panel, Gulf Oil Spill: Tragedy to Turning Point, at BLUE Ocean Film Festival with Dr. Chris Pincetich, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, Dr. Richard Murphy and Dr. Ira Leifer This past weekend I was proud to participate in the BLUE Ocean Film Festival in Monterey, California, where I was joined by my children, Céline and Fabien, to honor my father and their grandfather in our own special way ...

Time to Return: Reflections from the Gulf

There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of unreported oil and natural gas spills every year around the world, including in the Gulf of Mexico. Deepwater Horizon We all, as consumers, must take some responsibility for this disaster in the Gulf. And we must ask ourselves, how can we live more sustainability so this will never happen again ...

Independence Day

It is now time to interpret the Declaration of Independence as including the inalienable right to a healthy environment as part of the pursuit of Happiness ...

The Spill and Beyond

Man O'War Covered In Oil On our initial expedition there, we were the first to film under water and our footage became evidence that masses of oil were moving beneath the surface and couldn’t be ignored ...