24 May '11, 10am

What can the average person do to save coral reefs? @celinecousteau, @OnEarthMag

What can the average person do to save coral reefs? @celinecousteau, @OnEarthMag

Mixing ocean conservation with video and film comes naturally to Celine Cousteau . Her legendary grandfather guided a generation of TV viewers through "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau" and introduced millions to marine science. The late Philippe Cousteau, Celine's uncle, helped produce Jacques' shows, as did her father Jean-Michel, who has since taken up the baton with his own "Ocean Adventures" series for public TV. Celine and her brother Fabien both appear in "Ocean Adventures," while their cousins Alexandra and Philippe each pursue marine-oriented media and conservation projects, as well. It helps that every one of the Cousteaus looks great in a wetsuit. With her new production company, "CauseCentric Productions," Celine hopes to adapt the Cousteau touch to the sensibilities of a new generation. A recent two-day fundraiser called "Ocean Inspiration: A Tribute to ...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/blog/celine-cousteau-updates-her-g...

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Protect the coral reefs—the life you save might be your own. Great Q&A from @grist:

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grist.org 12 May '11, 7pm

Photo: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service -- Pacific Region Coral reefs are in big trouble worldwide -- and that's not just bad ...