67. Longing for the Endless Immensity of the Sea with Philippe Cousteau Jr.
“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
One of the often taken-for-granted and overlooked aspects of climate is our oceans. And by oceans, we mean ocean. One. All “oceans” are part of the same system, and they have been absorbing the heat and CO2 that we have been so irresponsibly emitting.
But how can we get people to take action on climate, sustained and long-term? Our guest, Philippe Cousteau Jr. believes it all begins when we fall in love with our oceans. Standing on the shoulders of his father, Philippe Sr. and grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, Philippe reaches even further by taking us with him to explore just how endlessly immense the sea is, how much it has loved us, and how much we love it back.
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