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Jean-Michael Cousteau on Killer Whales

Son of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, oceanographer Jean-Michel has followed in his father's footsteps. Call of the Killer Whale, the latest entry in his...

Shallow Pleasures

Il faut aller voir" (We must go and see) was the motto aboard legendary sea explorer Jacques Cousteau's boat Calypso. With his 1956 Oscar-winning...

TIME Global Advisor: Shallow Pleasures

I>Il faut aller voir" (We must go and see) was the motto aboard legendary sea explorer Jacques Cousteau's boat Calypso. With his 1956 Oscar-winning...

Sport: Poet of the Depths

(See Cover) From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is...

People: Jul. 1, 1985

She was christened Alcyone, after the daughter of the Greek god of wind, but the ancient Greeks never saw her like. The sailing ship harnesses the wind with a...

Environment: Dying Oceans, Poisoned Seas

In 1942, when French Undersea Explorer Jacques Cousteau explored the Sargasso Sea, he could see underwater for about 300 ft. Today, he reports, the visibility...

Milestones

DIED Pete Fornatale, 66, pioneering disc jockey at New York City's WNEW-FM, who championed progressive rock on the reconfigured FM radio dial in the 1960s and...

Living Proof of a Vibrant Culture

As we start the new year, here's an ardent wish: that you will offer us as often as possible a present as big as this magnificent cover of TIME, with its title...

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Sailors tell tales of a magical world beneath the sea. Until Jacques-Yves Cousteau pioneered the aqualung, that world was barred to all but submariners and...

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