Podcast: interview with Alexandra Cousteau

In this podcast (14 min.) Alexandra Cousteau:

  1. -briefly describes her expedition,

  2. -why her team stopped in Toronto for 10 days, their longest stop during the whole 138 days expedition,

  3. -the role of new information technologies in environmental communication and

  4. -the ecological footprint of the expedition.

File also available on ITunes.

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A. Cousteau explores urban waterways

Alexandra Cousteau's Blue Planet Expedition in North America stopped in Toronto to focus on urban waterways.

While in Toronto, the expedition team filmed a web documentary on the hydrological cycle in cities and how some rivers and creeks simply disappear underground in cities.

October 14, 2010

During her Blue Legacy expedition stop in Toronto, Cousteau focused on hydrology in cities.

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Alexandra Cousteau explores lost rivers piped underground during her stop in Toronto, ON, Canada (Photo: Blue Legacy/Oscar Durand)

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Lost Rivers Founder Helen Mills and Alexandra Cousteau identifying Toronto's Mud Creek with some water soluble paint, under the 401 highway.

Alexandra Cousteau and Lou Di Geronimo, General Manager of Toronto Water, look over the secondary clarifiers at the Ashbridge wastewater treatment plant, Canada's largest wastewater treatment facility from the roof of the old heat recovery building on site.

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The Blue Legacy Expedition bio-diesel bus during a stop in downtown Toronto.

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