When Jacques Cousteau was a boy he dreamed always of the water. Often described as a “sickly” child, young Jacques longed for its buoyancy and freedom, even though he wasn’t the strongest of swimmers. At least not yet. That all started to change in the tiny village of West Barnet, Vermont. Show More Summary
The explorer and aquanaut from the famous Cousteau family and eldest grandson of Jacques Cousteau is embarking on his next adventure
He was more than just the storyteller of the sea—he was a revolutionary who changed the way we think about the entire planet.
"People protect what they love.” ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau When I was a kid, my family and I used to love watching “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.” Every week we’d set out the TV tables and share our dinner with the French marine...Show More Summary
Patrick Smith animates an inspiring conversation in the latest episode of PBS Digital Studios' Blank on Blank ‘The Experimenters’ series.
On a fascinating episode of the Blank on Blank animated series The Experimenters, the legendary Jacques Cousteau spoke about his ever-changing search for Atlantis, how the film Jaws was affecting endangered shark populations and the importance of protecting the environment. This conversation took place during a lost 1978 interview with Roy Leonard. The Cousteau society […]
Jacques Cousteau's grandson Fabien plans to use synthetic coral reefs in a new effort toward marine conservation.
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Silent World (1956) Among his...Show More Summary
Nitrogen narcosis is also known as raptures of the deep (“l’ivresse des grandes profondeurs,” as Jacques Cousteau put it), or the Martini effect. It is a consciousness-altering condition that affects divers at certain depths. While a diver is affected, she may feel euphoric and see things that are not really there. Show More Summary
Grandson of Jacques Cousteau has accepted that danger is part of his career spent in nature.
Come for the science, stay for the adorable red hat.
Dive into those oysters like Jacques Cousteau pursuing a narwhal, like Don Draper searching for his soul. Eat them unencumbered by thought. Eat them outside in the snow.
What's so good? The Life Aquatic, the 2004 film by Wes Anderson, may have been the eccentric director’s most exemplary work. The immersive world of the uniformed Zissou society modeled off of Jacque Cousteau may be most memorable though...Show More Summary
by Rich Smith Possibly the greatest scene in documentary history. Incredible. #PlanetEarth2 pic.twitter.com/01dDjDJcdX— ?? (@MrLukeJohnston) November 7, 2016 This is a gift. A gift from David Attenborough, the Jacques Cousteau of our time. Show More Summary
L’Odyssée recreates French ocean explorer’s adventures aboard the Calypso and reveals the man behind the icon Jacques Cousteau, the French ocean explorer who enchanted generations in France and Britain 60 years ago, will find a younger audience this week with the release of a new film of his life. Show More Summary
Mystery 66 of Scooby Dos or Scooby Don’ts is a sea-faring tale that has the gang with Jacque Cousteau Mr. Poisson as he salvages a sunken treasure! The post Scooby Dos or Scooby Don’ts Mystery 66: Scooby Doo, Where’s the Crew? appeared first on Rogues Portal.
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World Without Sun, Jacques Cousteau’s classic portrait of life in a submarine lab with half a dozen paperback-reading, chain-smoking Frenchmen, ends with a scene in which Cousteau’s saucer-shaped submersible briefly surfaces in an air pocket in an undersea cavern. Show More Summary