Jacques-Yves Cousteau

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau


Born
in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, France
June 11, 1910

Died
June 25, 1997

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Born in 1910, was a French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, and filmmaker, who studied the sea. Although he is most famous to us from his television programmes, he also co-developed the aqua-lung, and pioneered marine conservation as a political and scientific priority.
In the Calypso, an ex-Royal Navy minesweeper, Cousteau visited the most interesting waters of the planet. During these trips he produced many books and films. He gained three Oscars for; The Silent World, The Golden Fish, and World Without Sun, as well as many other top awards including the Palme d'Or in 1956 at the Cannes Film Festival.
Cousteau liked to call himself an "oceanographic technician". He was in reality a sophisticated lover of nature who found a way of communi
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The Silent World

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The Ocean World

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The Living Sea

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Diving For Sunken Treasure

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Dolphins

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Oasis In Space The Act of Life Quest for Food Window in the Sea The Art of Motion Attack and Defense
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“For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”
Jacques-Yves Cousteau

“The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”
Jacques Cousteau

“Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.”
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