National Aquarium

Céline Cousteau, Jacques Cousteau's granddaughter, named to National Aquarium board

Céline Cousteau, Jacques Cousteau's granddaughter, named to National Aquarium board

Céline Cousteau, the granddaughter of pioneering oceanographer Jacques Cousteau and a prominent filmmaker and environmentalist in her own right, has been named to the board of directors of Baltimore’s National Aquarium.

"Céline is a compelling storyteller — equal parts social activist, environmental filmmaker and indomitable adventurer," John Racanelli, the aquarium's chief executive officer, said in a news release. "Her voice as one of our ocean planet's most eloquent advocates fits perfectly with our expanding national and global conservation initiatives."

A native of California, Celine Cousteau, 45, is an ambassador for the TreadRight...

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