Jacques-Yves Cousteau AC was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He co-developed the Aqua-lung, pioneered marine conservation and was a member of the Académie française.
|The very survival of the human species depends upon the maintenance of an ocean clean and alive.... The ocean is our planet's life belt.||Environment & Environmentalism|
|To protect the environment, you have to work from the outside, not the inside.||Environment & Environmentalism|
|When people were illiterate, they had to elect the lawyer or the doctor or whoever had access to information and knowledge to represent them in government. But today the peasant has more information than the politician ...||Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training|