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Ocean Inspiration: A Tribute to Jacques Cousteau

A tribute to Jacques Cousteau’s 100th anniversary.

Recognize, reward, and celebrate ocean advocacy.

Support ocean conservation and encourage action.

Created by Céline S Cousteau in collaboration with World Resources Institute

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Cocktail Celebration

May 18, 2011, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
The Sea Grill, Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY

  • Master of Ceremonies: Amy Robach, anchor of the Today Show
  • Awards ceremony: Innovation in ocean advocacy
  • Premiere viewing: Excerpt from the new film “My Father the Captain” by Jean-Michel Cousteau
  • Sustainable cuisine: Featuring top New York chef Jawn Chasteen
  • Live and silent auction: Patagonia excursion, whale watching trip, electric vehicle rental package, La Prairie Spa package, Fuerza Bruta Tickets, Sophie Theallet gown, and more. See the Auction Preview!
  • Dance & music performances: Derek Stratton choreography and Henri “Scars” Struck
  • Film screening: 100-second video tributes to Jacques Cousteau
  • Presenting: Reefs at Risk Initiative

Cocktail Celebration Tickets $250. Proceeds benefit the World Resources Institute's Reefs at Risk Initiative.

Free Public Forum

May 20, 2011

Oceans Panel
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
World Resources Institute, Washington, DC

[!]Note:[/!] We are currently at capacity for this event. Please contact if you wish to be added to our waiting list.

  • Future of the Oceans with Dr. Carl Safina and other experts
  • Stories from Jacques Cousteau Expeditions with Anne-Marie Cousteau (photographer with Calypso), Marc Blessington (diver with Calypso), and more

Arts at launch of Blue Vision Summit
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Carnegie Institute of Science, Washington, DC

  • Dance performance
  • Live music

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