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Philippe Cousteau Jr.’s EarthEcho International Announces New Youth Leaders Joining the Fight for a Healthy Ocean & Sustainable Future for All

July 8, 2021

EarthEcho International announces the 2021 class of EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council members and Water Challenge Ambassadors.

Award-winning Cinematographer Chris Parks and Explorer Philippe Cousteau, Jr, Host a Series of Digital Art Auctions to Benefit Ocean Conservation

June 27, 2021

Chris Parks, an artist with a reputation for creating vast expansive worlds and impossible to film visuals, without digital enhancement and known for his iconic works for Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life and Darren Aronofsky’s The Fountain as well as his groundbreaking 3D supervision on films such as Gravity, Fantastic Beasts and where to find them and Edge of Tomorrow, is teaming up with explorer, social entrepreneur and ocean advocate Philippe Cousteau, Jr. to auction off a series of Parks’s original fluid painting NFTs (Non-fungible Tokens). The proceeds will benefit the ocean conservation work of Cousteau’s environmental education nonprofit EarthEcho International.


June 14, 2021

EarthEcho International, the global nonprofit dedicated to building a youth movement to protect and restore our ocean planet, today announced the three middle school teams selected as the grand prize winners of the OurEcho Challenge. The winning teams were part of a STEM competition designed to engage young problem solvers in protecting the diversity of species and ecosystems that make life on earth possible. The competition is made possible through the support of Aramco Americas. Team Algae Biofiltration, Team Habitat Hotels, and Team Springtails were selected after presenting their projects virtually to a panel of judges and members of the public on June 11, 2021, during a Facebook Live event. A panel of judges—comprised of youth, environmental and corporate leaders, engineers, scientists, and educators—reviewed presentations from 10 finalist teams and selected the three grand prize winners based on their projects’ inspiration, scientific rigor, feasibility, and how well the team communicated.

2021 World Ocean Day Events

June 5, 2021

Activating youth is key to building a durable conservation movement that can move with the speed and audacity needed to transform the future. So, whether you are already an active part of the EarthEcho Youth Action Network, or are simply looking for ways to celebrate World Ocean Day, we put together some options for all to get involved!

Philippe Cousteau on the State of the Ocean - World Ocean Day 2021

June 1, 2021

The last 60-70 years have seen the greatest destruction of the world’s ocean and frankly, despite all the talk of sustainability, we don’t want to sustain the way the ocean is today, we need to restore it. And the good news is that we have tools to do just that, restore the ocean, and we know that they work…which is pretty exciting when you think about it.