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Oceanic Pathways for Carbon Sequestration

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. Since the day in 1988 when a NASA scientist testified to the U.S. Senate about the certainty of anthropogenic climate change, the global response to the climate crisis can be represented […]

AltaSea: Beacon – Special Edition – July 28, 2021

AltaSea Celebrates New Campus Office! On July 23rd, AltaSea partners and supporters gathered to celebrate the official opening of the AltaSea office at the facility site on Signal Street in San Pedro. This exciting milestone is one of several significant accomplishments for AltaSea so far this year. 2021 Accomplishments and Goals   Quarter 1 AltaSea […]

US seaweed aquaculture lab to advance breeding and commercial production

By Hatchery Feed & Management AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles partnered with University of Southern California professor Sergey Nuzhdin of the Dornsife College, Biological Sciences Department, to establish an expansive seaweed lab – the Nuzhdin Research Laboratory – on the AltaSea campus. The 6,000 square-foot lab will be the home to groundbreaking research […]

Sourcing materials for a renewable energy future: deepsea metal mining as an alternative to land-based metal extraction

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. A report from the World Bank estimates that 3 billion tons of metals and minerals will be needed to create the renewable energy infrastructure necessary to keep global warming below 2°Celsius, […]