Fabien Cousteau

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Cousteau's Grandson Wants to Build This

Fabien Cousteau seeks funding for a $135 million underwater station

(Newser) - The legendary Jacques Cousteau loved working underwater amid incredible sea life. Now his grandson Fabien—himself an accomplished aquanaut and ocean conservationist—is revisiting that passion by trying to fund an aquatic habitat the Smithsonian calls an "international space station of the sea." The Proteus station would include... More »

Fabien Cousteau Breaks Grandpa's Underwater Mark

Grandson emerges after 31 days in lab

(Newser) - Like grandfather, like grandson. Fabien Cousteau emerged onto land yesterday after spending 31 days in an underwater lab off the Florida Keys, reports the Guardian . The mission in the Aquarius Reef Base, located 63 feet below the surface, comes 50 years after grandpa Jacques Cousteau spent 30 days living underwater... More »

'Creeping Crud' Among Risks When Living Underwater

Fabien Cousteau and his team to stay below for 31 days

(Newser) - The health risks of deep-sea diving are one thing—but imagine living underwater for 31 days in a lab no bigger than your average bachelor apartment. That's what Jacques Cousteau's grandson, Fabien Cousteau, and five others are doing in Aquarius, the world's last undersea research lab. They... More »

Cousteau Grandson Spending October Underwater

Fabien Cousteau looks to break grandfather's record

(Newser) - While you're spending October planning what candy you'll hand out on Halloween, Fabien Cousteau will be spending the month underwater. He's aiming to spend a record-breaking 31 days in the deep blue, surfacing on October 31, on the 50th anniversary of his grandfather Jacques Cousteau's record-setting... More »

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