The Cousteau Society
P.O. Box 506 Etna - NH 03750-0506, Italy
Protection of marine life, Marine conservation education and awareness, Ocean exploration
Founded in 1973 by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, The Cousteau Society has more than 50,000 members worldwide. Under the leadership of President Francine Cousteau, the Cousteau Society continues the work of Jaques Cousteau in exploring and observing ecosystems throughout the world, and in the process have helped the understanding and appreciation of marine life. By establishing protected areas for endangered species and advocating on behalf of marine life, TCS has become a familiar name in marine conservation. Its French counterpart, L'Equipe Cousteau is based in Paris, France.