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When my grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, explored the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence on board the Calypso in 1980, as part of a National Film Board documentary, there was still a thriving cod fishery, supported by teeming schools of caplin.When I joined Oceana Canada...

Sacramento BeebyAlexandra CousteauWhale watchers were elated last summer by the rare sight of more than 40 short-finned pilot whales frolicking in the Southern California surf. But the excited onlookers were likely unaware of the hidden dangers lurking below the waves, threatening the lives of these...

Orlando Sentinel Op-EdBy Alexandra Cousteau This week, Orlando will welcome attendees from all over the world to the annual Diving Equipment and Marketing Association show. I get excited any time people in the diving community gather to share their love of the world they get to...

by Alexandra Cousteau and Ted DansonThe Pacific Ocean off California is unlike any other place in the world. Its fluorescent sunsets and powerful waves have been the inspiration for pop culture, art, education and conservation. Visitors and locals alike flock to California’s 840 miles of...