Philippe Cousteau: Our encroachment into nature increases the risk of future pandemics

Source: RT.  Covid-19 has put our economic activity into an induced coma but given the planet a rare chance to take a deep breath. Is it a blessing in disguise, or is it too early to celebrate Earth being given a second chance? We talked about this with the environmental advocate, explorer, filmmaker and Emmy-nominated host and producer, Philippe Cousteau.

From 10% to 30×30 – no time to waste for marine biodiversity

By Virginijus Sinkevicius, for EURACTIV. The EU’s new Biodiversity Strategy will increase the EU’s network of marine protected areas, writes Virginijus Sinkevicius.

Proteger el Océano Austral es indispensable para la salud del océano mundial

Por Philippe Cousteau para EFEVERDE. En 1976, mi abuelo y mi padre navegaron 15.000 kms con el Calypso desde Mónaco hasta la Antártida. Descubrieron allí la majestad intacta del continente blanco. Desde entonces mi abuelo jugó un papel crucial en la campaña que llevó a la creación del Protocolo de Protección Ambiental del Tratado Antártico. Ahora, casi tres décadas después, …

On the Edge – Lewis Pugh

Watch a new short film “On The Edge: Lewis Pugh”. The film shows the lengths to which this incredible man goes to bring the world’s attention to his biggest passion, our planet’s ocean.

Roscongress World Ocean Day Panel

The Roscongress hosted a pre-recorded World Ocean Day panel titled Time is running out. We need bold action to save the ocean. Is this a mission possible?. 

Salvar el océano Austral: objetivo 2020

Por Philippe Cousteau para El País. Philippe Cousteau se suma a la campaña para conseguir proteger siete millones de kilómetros cuadrados de aguas australes en la Antártida.

Pascal Lamy: China Must Take Leadership on Protecting the Environment

Source: Caixin Global. By Pascal Lamy – The global Covid-19 pandemic has paralyzed our way of life, causing hardship, misery and suffering the world over. It has shown how vulnerable our economic system is to these kinds of shockwaves and highlighted the undeniable link between biodiversity and climate crises.

Congratulating Russia on its 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica

Letter to Vladimir Putin by Ashlan and Philippe Cousteau

Time for leadership on the Southern Ocean

Alexandra Cousteau, Philippe Cousteau – Right now, we are all focused on protecting ourselves, our families and our communities from an unprecedented, invisible threat. This crisis has reminded us how important it is to safeguard what’s truly essential, and that should include our planet.

Press Release: Urgent call for better protection of the Southern Ocean on 200 year anniversary of Antarctic exploration

MOSCOW: To mark the 200th anniversary of the sighting of Antarctica by Russian explorer Admiral von Bellingshausen, Lewis Pugh, UN Patron of the Oceans, Antartica2020 Champion, and endurance swimmer, just completed a swim in a sub-glacial river underneath the East Antarctica ice sheet and has now travelled to Moscow to bring attention to the need for Southern Ocean protection.