PSA // Mother Earth

Jacques Cousteau was not just the inspiration behind The Life Aquatic or even Wes Anderson's use of our beloved Futura (see film below.)  He was a great caretaker and spokesman (and explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher*) of the sea and of preserving our earth for future generations... though he thought our chances for survival beyond the next 100 years or so was bleak given the sh*tty job we've done so far.   

His films are truly inspiring and beautiful:

Though he passed away in 1997, his legacy lives on through the Cousteau Society, of which you can become a member today for the low low price of $30 but if you donate $100+, you'll get your very own red cap!  Or you can just sign his petition to save the whales.


Vintage is for Lovers said...

I love Cousteau! His foundation is based in my hometown, in Virginia and I use to volunteer there as a young girl. I had no idea at the time the impact he was making on the world! Such an inspiration. I had the honor of going to high school with his grandson, who is following in his footsteps. xo Samantha

La Feem said...

Spot on, he ruled!

julia wheeler said...

sam, that is SO RAD!!

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