Dr. David Guggenheim aka Ocean Doctor

Dr. David E. Guggenheim (third from left)Dr. David E. Guggenheim (third from left) is a marine scientist, conservation policy specialist, submarine pilot, ocean explorer and educator. He is president and founder of the Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization, Ocean Doctor.

Guggenheim directs Cuba Conservancy — an Ocean Doctor Program, and is in his 13th year leading research and conservation efforts in Cuba focused on coral reefs and sea turtles, a joint effort with the University of Havana. His work was recently featured on 60 MINUTES. Guggenheim led the formation of the Trinational Initiative for Marine Science & Conservation in the Gulf of Mexico & Western Caribbean, a major project to elevate collaboration in marine science and conservation among Cuba, Mexico and the U.S. to a new level.

As an ocean explorer, Guggenheim piloted the first-ever manned submersible dives into the world’s largest underwater canyons in the Bering Sea as a scientific advisor to Greenpeace. He was inducted into the Explorers Club as a National Fellow in 2008.

And many thanks to Dove Joans (pictured at far right) for being a legend in her own right, as she's been getting out there with her camera and has collected over 1,800 "Let's Face It" VPs so far!


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Dr. David Guggenheim aka Ocean Doctor


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