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By Dan Yaccarino

Jacques Cousteau used to be the world’s ambassador of the oceans. His well known television sequence introduced whales, otters, and dolphins correct into people’s residing rooms. Now, during this intriguing picturebook biography, Dan Yaccarino introduces younger readers to the guy in the back of the snorkel.

From the 1st second he acquired a glimpse of what lived less than the ocean’s waves, Cousteau was once hooked. And so he set sail aboard the Calypso to work out the ocean. He and his group of scientists invented diving gear and water-resistant cameras. They made motion pictures and televisions exhibits and wrote books so that they may proportion what they realized. The oceans have been an unlimited unexplored global, and Cousteau turned our advisor. And whilst he observed that pollutants was once taking its toll at the seas, Cousteau grew to become our consultant in the right way to shield the oceans to boot.

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Cousteau and his engineer good friend Emile Gagnan created a respiring equipment they referred to as the Aqua-Lung. It was once the 1st desktop that will allow a diver breathe underwater for lengthy classes of time. “I flew with no wings. ” Now Cousteau was once unfastened to really discover. A silent international spread out to him. Cousteau desired to percentage the superb great thing about the ocean with the realm, so he created an hermetic conceal for his digicam. He made lighting fixtures to light up the sea’s mysteries, and located how you can movie underwater. “It involved me to do anything that appeared very unlikely. ” Cousteau got a ship and grew to become it into his own floating study lab and picture studio. He sailed his liked Calypso worldwide. “What is a scientist in spite of everything? it's a curious guy searching through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, attempting to recognize what’s happening. ” Cousteau came upon many treasures within the Mediterranean Sea. And it was once there that he shot The Silent global, the 1st full-length, full-color underwater movie ever made. It took the realm by means of hurricane! “The top technique to realize a fish is to turn into a fish. ” Cousteau’s movie gave humans their first glimpse of the fantastic universe below the waves. each person enjoyed what they observed up to Jacques did, and so they desired to see extra. “There is far to determine and be noticeable via. ” So Cousteau set approximately exhibiting them. He and his crew created even greater diving apparatus and cameras. Cousteau’s workforce invented the Diving Saucer, which can carry humans and descend 350 meters into the sea. subsequent got here the ocean Flea, which held one individual and will pass down 500 meters. Cousteau was once on a neverending quest to head deeper and examine extra. “We needs to circulate on deeper. ” Cousteau explored the frigid waters of Antarctica and located them teeming with penguins, humpback whales, and squid. “May this continent, the final explored by way of humankind, be the 1st one to be spared by means of humankind. ” Cousteau desired to see if humans might really reside underwater. He and his workforce outfitted a sequence of underwater labs the place humans lived and labored for days and weeks at a time. yet they discovered that folks want solar to reside, and so Cousteau’s dream of colonizing the sea used to be to not be. “I am a believer in today—and the next day to come. ” Jacques Cousteau used to be the world’s ambassador of the oceans. He produced fifty books, encyclopedias, and dozens of documentary motion pictures. “When one guy, for no matter what cause, has the chance to steer a rare lifestyles, he has no correct to maintain it to himself. ” His well known television sequence, The Undersea global of Jacques Cousteau, introduced whales, octopuses, otters, and dolphins correct into people’s residing rooms. “There used to be flora and fauna, untouched, a jungle on the border of the ocean. ” whereas exploring off the coast of Australia, Cousteau and his group observed coral reefs, kelp forests, and sponge gardens. They got here head to head with the leafy sea dragon. whilst diving within the waters close to France, Cousteau and his group discovered a sunken send jam-packed with wine jars over 2,200 years outdated! They tasted the wine.

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