Edith Widder

Biologist, adventurer, deep sea explorer, innovator & inventor, who — through her organization ORCA — is changing the nature of aquatic conservation!

  • Designs and invents new submersible instrumentation and equipment to enable unobtrusive deep-sea observations.
  • Co-Founder of the Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA), a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of marine ecosystems and involved in helping with the Gulf Oil Spill.
  • Witness the beauty and wonder of Bioluminescence in this great multimedia presentation about her discovery and first photography of a GIANT SQUID!