Mike leads the fight against ocean plastic pollution with Parley for the Oceans. He resides in the Gulf of Maine.
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Mike grew up in Newport Beach, California, where he learned that the ocean was not only a place of beauty and life, but also the best natural playground one could ever dream of. Ocean activism and preservation has been at the forefront of Mike’s career. He has worked on marine conservation initiatives all over the world, from the Maldives to Alaska. Mike also led direct action campaigns for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, where he has stood on the front lines defending whales in San Ignacio Lagoon and sharks in the Galapagos.