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The life aquatic with Jean-Michel Cousteau

The life aquatic with Jean-Michel Cousteau

On Wednesday night, the talk at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts by famed oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau may begin with a splash. In previous speeches, Cousteau, eldest son of undersea explorer Jacques, has recalled the time his father taught him to dive with an Aqua-Lung at 7 years old by tossing him off the Calypso research vessel and into the ocean. Since then, the lecturer, documentarian and founder of Ocean Futures Society — created after Jacques died in 1997 — has produced some 80 environmental films, and has won an Emmy and a Peabody award. One of Cousteau's PBS documentaries, 2006's "Ocean Adventures: Voyage to Kure," prompted...

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