Jacques Cousteau Quotes

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.




Jacques-Yves Costeau, Marine Explorer, 1980

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Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
  • Born: June 11, 1910
  • Died: June 25, 1997
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Oceanographer

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.

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