Rendering via My Modern Met It may not be as expansive as some modern biodomes, but this semi-submersible live-in laboratory looks like a home fit for a modern Jacques Cousteau, albeit one more concerned with lowering greenhouse gasses than documenting...
One-Night Stands Dir: Nicholas Steele Rating: 8 adameve.com In a past life I was Jacques Cousteau, traveling the globe in search of adventure. Just a short baker’s dozen years ago, I spent no less than 28 days a month abroad on skateboarding tours. Show More Summary
Fabien Cousteau, filmmaker, explorer, and grandson of pioneering oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, is set to take a page out of his grandfather’s book by conducting a month-long scientific research mission in the world's only underwater habitat and laboratory. Show More Summary
"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one." -- Jacques Yves Cousteau The movie Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, didn't get amazing reviews, but I really liked it. I thought it was a good allegory not just...Show More Summary
This must be what Jacques Cousteau’s dreams looked like. This gorgeous visual poem from watercolour artist Will Kim is accompanied by an original score composed and performed by Ray Lee. More »
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Ensure you’re more Jacques Cousteau than Captain Chaos.
He may not be Jacques Cousteau, but William Fenical from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is exploring the ocean in a whole new way. According to a paper published in Angewandte Chemie, his team recently unearthed...Show More Summary
Rory and Maeve McCracken – Baton Rouge, LA. In the wake of the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Rory (age 14) and Maeve (age 10) started the organization “kidslovethegulf.org” which raised $8,000 through the sale of T-shirts to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife via the Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program. Show More Summary
The Sea of Brazil #3 Rio de Janeiro Photographed on June 27, 2013 “ The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. ” — Jacques Yves Cousteau
Jacque Cousteau would have turned 103 years old today and though he’s no longer with us, his film and television work lives on—and in many ways Cousteau’s films are better and more pertinent than ever. While current documentaries seem to rely on Hollywood magic and special effects to capture audiences’ attention, Jacques chose to use the [...]
Who wouldn't want to swim with the fishes like Jacque Cousteau? Problem is, scuba diving requires training and lots of expensive equipment to do safely, not what you want to deal with on a Caribbean vacation. But aboard the Curasub, you'll be able to explore the ocean's depths without getting your feet wet. Read more...
Back in the 20th century Jacques Cousteau organized an undersea living pilot. People lived in spacecraft-sized underwater containers for a while, then the project ended. The remains can be seen in photos, or in video (below). (thanks to Randy McCall)
For Céline Cousteau, adventure is in her blood. She is, after all, a third generation explorer. She's also the granddaughter of legendary oceanographer Jacques Cousteau and started exploring the world in childhood. Since then, there's been no stopping her.
The Antikythera shipwreck — source of the famous ancient clockwork Antikythera Mechanism — has remained shockingly unexplored in the 100 years or so that we've known about it. In fact, other than a visit by Jacques Cousteau in 1970s, there hadn't been any official, scientific excavations until last year. Turns out, there's a lot of [...]
The mountain gorillas had Dian Fossey. The coral reefs had Jacques Cousteau. They were researchers who had a job to do and ended up sharing their fascination for endangered wildlife with the world. And the world paid attention. Today,...Show More Summary
Sure, you could use an ROV to feel like a regular Jacques Cousteau (or James Cameron, for that matter), but nothing beats the real deal: a personal submarine. UK department store Harrods used its Technology Showcase 2.0 event to highlight...Show More Summary
On a visit to the nearby Patuxent Wildlife Research Refuge, I stopped to read the signage about America’s “Conservation Leaders” and was surprised to see Frederick Law Olmsted right there, with Audubon, Thoreau, Jacques Cousteau and Morris Udall. The sign described his work pioneering Yosemite Valley before it became a park, and many other parks, [...]
“People will protect what they love, and they love what they know,” says robotics engineer Eduardo Labarca, paraphrasing Jacques Cousteau. That’s why he and his team at Mountain View, California-based 9th Sense Robotics want to start up an online marine exploration project known as AcquatiCo. Show More Summary