AUBURN – Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of the late ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, will return to Auburn University on Saturday, March 5, to present the keynote address on restoration efforts along the Gulf coast and his new restoration non-profit organization, “Plant A Fish,” as part of the premiere of BLUE on Tour March 3-5.
Cousteau’s address will take place from 5:30 to 6 p.m. in the Sciences Center Auditorium, located at 315 Roosevelt Concourse, followed by a screening of the film, “America’s Underwater Treasures.” There will be a 30-minute question and answer session with Cousteau after the film at 7 p.m.
AUBURN – Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the late undersea explorer and filmmaker Jacque-Yves Cousteau and an internationally known environmentalist and filmmaker in his own right, will present the E.T. York lecture, “One Water One People,” at 7 p.m., Sept. 22 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. His presentation will focus on water-related environmental issues.
Cousteau grew up exploring the sea and the world with his grandfather and his father, Jean-Michel. After earning a degree in environmental economics from Boston University, Cousteau meshed his family legacy of championing environmental protection with his business acumen by successfully spearheading the development of new environmentally sustainable products and business models.