Gatekeeper to the Arctic
Jacques Yves Cousteau was a naval officer, filmmaker, scientist, explorer, photographer and researcher.
His focus and passion was on the sea. He once said, “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”
That net of wonder caught hold of a young man named Mariano Koen-Alonso, who grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When he was 18-years-old, he went to Patagonia to attend university where his love of the sea grew.
“I had the ...