COUSTEAU, Jean-Michel

USA, France (1938- )

Last updated: December 1, 2017 at 1:27 am

Explorer; environmentalist; educator; film producer; architect; President of Ocean Futures; President of l’Association Green Cross France et Territoires; former Executive Vice President of The Cousteau Society / Équipe Cousteau; produced over 75 films; multiple award winner (Emmy, Peabody, 7 d’Or, Cable Ace); Executive Producer of Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Adventures; first person to represent the Environment in the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games (Salt Lake City, 2002); conducted the world’s first live underwater video chat; member of the world’s first scuba diving family; dove for the first time with his father and brother at age 7; son of Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Simone Melchior Cousteau; father of Fabien Cousteau (1967) and Céline Cousteau (1972).

“How can you protect what you don’t understand?” — Jean-Michel Cousteau

Honours and Awards:

Légion d’honneur (Chevalier, 2016)
Legend of the Sea (Beneath the Sea, 2015)
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2003)
NOGI Award (Science, 1993)
Diver of the Year (Beneath the Sea)

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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