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AltaSea: Trending – October 14, 2021

October 14, 2021 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING ALTASEA EVENTS Project Blue Live Chat with Dr. Yi Chao, Founder and CEO of Seatrec – October 22, 12:00pm – 1:00pm MARINE SCIENCE To Save Earth’s Climate, Map the Oceans (The Washington Post) Thirty years ago, I had the privilege of […]

State of California & Port of LA Bet Big on AltaSea – $12M Will Fund Building of West Coast’s Largest Blue Economy R&D Center of Innovation

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The State of California and the Port of Los Angeles have directed $12 million to AltaSea, a nonprofit corporation, to fund the construction of the West Coast’s largest blue economy ocean research and development center. Berth 58 – the site of the initial 60,000 square feet of the planned 180,000 feet of the […]

What’s holding back America’s blue economy?

Daria Solovieva | September 27, 2021 | Fortune This story is part of The Path to Zero, a series of special reports on how business can lead the fight against climate change. This quarter’s stories explore new markets emerging in the sustainability space. The blue economy is simultaneously one of the oldest and newest markets on earth. Throughout […]

The Sea Around Us

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. In her award-winning 1951 book The Sea Around Us, renowned marine biologist and conservationist Rachel Carson introduced the ocean to a wide array of readers, merging poetic writing with scientific accuracy. […]