A new study is calling on the world's sailors to help map the oceans' phytoplankton.
Researchers from the Plymouth University's Marine Institute have developed an app for people to submit readings from Secchi disks - a method used since 1865 to measure the abundance of phytoplankton.
The team hopes the data will help them understand what is happening beneath the waves.
LIVING MANTA RAY HYBRID FOUND IN THE SUDANESE RED SEA – FIRST RECORD IN THE WORLD!
The first hybrid Manta ray has been identified off the Red Sea coast of Sudan following a pioneering research trip in late 2012 carried out by scientists from The Cousteau Society, The Deep and The University of Windsor in collaboration with Sudan’s Wildlife Conservation General Administration, The Red Sea University and The Red Sea State Government.
Alcyone invited to the 1st Meeting of Innovative Craft in Deauville
Alcyone will be one of the special guest to the1st meeting of innovative craft which will be held in Deauville (France) this week end (13 to15 July 2013).
A new Marine Protected Area in New Caledonia
New Caledonia announced the creation of a Marine protected area by April 2014. The MPA will include the whole New Caledonian exclusive economic zone (1 300 000 square kilometers) and the Coral Sea. This project, which will be formalized in April 2014 at the Oceania 21 conference, will involve all Caledonians and ensure a sustainable economic development of the island.
Creation of a Steering Commitee for the reforestation of Rapa Nui
In the presence of Francine Cousteau, President of The Cousteau Society, Executive Director Eduardo Vial of CONAF and Aida Baldini Forest Manager at CONAF, a Steering Committee was established for the project of ecological restoration of Easter Island. The creation of this working group is one of the first stages of the project, after the cooperation agreement between CONAF and The Cousteau Society was signed on April 17th.
Sudan expedition 2013: A blazing experience by Lisa Capelli
When I received the e-mail by the Cousteau Society that said: “Your are the two Cousteau Divers that have been selected for the Shark expedition in Sudan”, I couldn’t believed! It was a dream that I had always desired!!!!!
1 400 000 trees for Easter Island
Francine Cousteau, President of the Cousteau Society and the Minister of Agriculture of Chile signed on April 16 a historic agreement with the Rapa Nui people representatives to reforest the eroded lands of Easter Island.
Sudan expedition 2013: Observation of a COUSTEAU DIVER by Burçak Öztekin
I come from Ankara, an inland capital city located in the heart of a country surrounded by water on three sides, the city well known to have trained majority of the divers n
Calypso and Alcyone have been labelled “Boats of Heritage Interest”
Calypso and Alcyone, Equipe Cousteau's floating legends and faithful companions of all Captain Cousteau's adventures around the world, have been awarded the label «Boats of Heritage Interest” (Bateaux d'Intérêt Patrimoniaux), by the French Maritime and River Heritage Foundation, headed by Gérard d'Aboville. This label was founded with the goal to promote and honor most remarkable historic boats.