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Marine World

EPA Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld had some interesting discussions about the marine world, environmentalism, and the future of our oceans with Jean-Michel Cousteau of the Ocean Futures Society and Nikolai Maximenko of the International Pacific Research Center. Take a listen to some of the highlights of the conversations.

Please note: The opinions and statements presented by the guest speakers do not represent EPA policy or constitute endorsement by EPA.


Jean-Michel Cousteau

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Jean-Michel Cousteau has investigated the world’s oceans for much of his life. He founded Ocean Futures Society, a non-profit marine conservation and education organization in 1999.
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Nikolai Maximenko

Nikolai Maximenko is a senior researcher at the International Pacific Research Center. His models of Pacific Ocean currents are being used to study the movement of marine debris. He earned a PhD in physical oceanography from the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow.
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