Based on the famed French explorer's film series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, these are the definitive guides to America's 13 National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments. Each instalment conducts a grand adventure through each of the four regions of the National Marine Sanctuary system, combining engaging descriptions, stunning photography, and behind-the-scenes stories from the Ocean Futures Society expedition team.
Intelligent inquiries into the health of the world's oceans are provided along with an overview of several incredible underwater treasures. Conveying the beauty of the ocean and the specific measures being put into effect to preserve it, this inspirational collection also features detailed, practical information for planning visits to the sanctuaries.
Included in Explore the Southeast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau are the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary; Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, off Sapelo Island, Georgia; & Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
Jean-Michel Cousteau is the author of America's Underwater Treasures, the Explore the National Marine Sanctuaries series and My Father, the Captain and is a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. He is a recipient of the Emmy award, the Peabody Award, the 7 d'Or, and the Cable Ace Award, and has produced more than 80 films and is the executive producer of the television show Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.