Tag Archive for 'Jean-Michel Cousteau'

The film ‘Plastic Shores’ examines the marine plastic debris problem

March 15th, 2012 by La Mode Verte

La Mode Verte Productions announces a new documentary ‘Plastic Shores‘, about the growing problem of plastic debris in the world’s oceans. ‘Plastic Shores’ investigates the irrevocable harm that single-use plastics do to the marine ecosystem and human health. The film interviews well-known figures and experts including Roz Savage, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Congressman Sam Farr. The […]

Ted Turner, Dr Sylvia Earle and Sir Richard Branson unite to put ocean conservation on global agenda

September 12th, 2011 by OceanElders

Ted Turner, Dr. Sylvia Earle and Sir Richard Branson have joined together to help launch OceanElders to help put ocean conservation at the forefront of the global agenda. The newly formed non-profit organization brings together global leaders to use their wide range of experience and influence, supported by science and data, to pursue the protection […]

Second World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in Aberdeen, Scotland from 26 to 30 September 2011

January 18th, 2011 by University of Aberdeen

The first World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in Valencia, Spain in 2008 attracted about 500 international scientists, and had a waiting list of over 250 who could not be accommodated in the Conference venue. Aberdeen and St. Andrews Universities have agreed to host a second World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in September 2011. The oceans […]