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Bringing Ocean Science to STEM: Support AltaSea and Its Partners In LA2050 Grant Proposal

By Jenny Krusoe Though oceans cover about three-fourths of the world, we know far too little about this great remaining frontier of Planet Earth. That’s why it’s vital that we encourage more research, education and innovation regarding the ocean here at the doorstep of Los Angeles. AltaSea has partnered with the Ocean Exploration Trust, Catalina […]

AltaSea: Trending – October 12, 2016

  A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science Leonardo DiCaprio and Google Launched a Free Tool to Crowd-Spy on Illegal Fishing From Space (QZ) For the first time, anyone with an internet connection can see global fishing activity and track commercial fishing vessels in near real-time — for […]

AltaSea marine research center in San Pedro gets $3 million federal grant

The Daily Breeze (http://www.dailybreeze.com) By Staff reports A $3 million federal grant for AltaSea, the new marine research facility being created on the San Pedro waterfront, was announced Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Janice Hahn, D-San Pedro. The grant comes from the Economic Development Administration and the funds will go toward modernizing City Dock No. 1, AltaSea’s […]