04 Aug '12, 5pm

@Oceana Our oceans start in our backyards--the rivers and lakes in our communities. We are all connected to the oceans.

@Oceana Our oceans start in our backyards--the rivers and lakes in our communities. We are all connected to the oceans.

The granddaughter of famed ocean explorer and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Alexandra Cousteau doesn’t take her family legacy lightly. She spends her days advocating for ocean and water conservation around the world. Oceana welcomed her as a senior advisor to the organization in February, a role she will juggle along with many others, including being a mother to her baby daughter Clémentine. Alexandra is also a National Geographic Explorer and the founder of Blue Legacy International, which works to shape society’s dialogue around water. She spoke with Oceana editor Emily Fisher. Tell me about your family’s history with the oceans. Clearly my family has a long history with the oceans. It’s hard to tell my story without talking about my grandfather because it’s a multi-generational continuation of what he started. He spent years imagining the aqualung, finally co-inventi...

Full article: http://oceana.org/en/news-media/publications/oceana-magaz...

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