Saving Ocean Wildlife Partners

“It’s important for Edward Jones and I to give back to such a great cause. The ocean provides countless benefits to each and every one of us. There is no better time than now to spread the word and help support Saving Ocean Wildlife to ensure the health of our precious marine life.”

~ Jason Somrak, ChFC®, Financial Advisor

The Ocean Foundation’s mission is to support, strengthen, and promote those organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world. We focus our collective expertise on emerging threats in order to generate cutting edge solutions and better strategies for implementation.


NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep the public informed of the changing environment around them.


Michael Atkins has been exploring the world’s oceans as a sailor, scuba and deep submersible diver, marine biologist, oceanographer, and conservationist since 1986. He considers sustainable stewardship and protection of marine ecosystems to be his life-long calling and passion. Dr. Atkins received his PhD in biological oceanography from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and his BA in chemistry and marine biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Michael Atkins In front of Deep Submersible Vehicle MIR1

Juan de Fuca Marine Research

Juan de Fuca Marine Research is focused on researching the Transient Killer Whales. Our partners in Canada will be providing monthly data, photo images and reports on their Killer Whale research throughout the year.

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