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Ocean Inspiration: A tribute to Jacques Cousteau's 100th anniversary is an occasion to celebrate, recognize, and reward the achievements of ocean advocacy in any and all its forms.

Celebrating the Oceans” Gala
Cocktail Reception & Fundraiser

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The Sea Grill
Rockefeller Center
19 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10020

  • Master of Ceremonies: Amy Robach, anchor of The Today Show
  • Awards ceremony: Innovation in ocean advocacy
  • Premiere viewing: Excerpt from the new film “My Father the Captain” by Jean-Michel Cousteau
  • Sustainable cuisine: Featuring top New York chef Jawn Chasteen
  • Live and silent auction: Patagonia excursion, whale watching trip, electric vehicle rental package, La  Prairie Spa package, Fuerza Bruta Tickets, Sophie Theallet gown, and more
  • Dance & music performances: Derek Stratton choreography and Henri “Scars” Struck
  • Film screening: 100-second video tributes to Jacques Cousteau
  • Presenting: Reefs at Risk Initiative

For questions regarding the Cocktail Celebration, please email


“Looking to the Future” Public Forum

Friday May 20, 2011
World Resources Institute
Washington, DC

We are currently at capacity for the May 20th event.
Please contact if you wish to be added to our waiting list.

  • Future of the Oceans Panel: With leading explorers, scientists, and experts including Dr. Carl Safina
  • Stories from Jacques Cousteau’s Journeys : Inside stories on Jacques Cousteau expeditions

You can find more information about the full event at or join the online conversation on Facebook.

By registering for an Ocean Inspiration event, you understand that event organizers may film and or photograph participants for use with the Ocean Inspiration website and related materials.

A portion of the proceeds from Ocean Inspiration will be designated for World Resources Institute’s Reefs at Risk Initiative. World Resources Institute is joining forces with CauseCentric Productions to create a micro-documentary for the Reefs at Risk Initiative, produced by Céline Cousteau.

You can also support Ocean Inspiration with a tax-deductible contribution.

Support Ocean Inspiration with a tax-deductible contribution.