AltaSea: Trending – July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. MARINE SCIENCE My Depressing Summers in Belize (New York Times) Marine Ecologist John Bruno describes the declining state of coral reefs in the Caribbean.  Since 2009 his team …

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Aboard E/V Nautilus: A Teacher’s First Day Steaming Off The Coast of California
July 19, 2017

(Editor’s note: Luis G. Mora is a teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District, teaching seventh graders in the Harry Bridges Span School in Wilmington, California, near the Port of Los Angeles. Mora was chosen as a Science Communication …

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“Good Food” visits Catalina Sea Ranch
July 3, 2017

One of AltaSea’s first clients, shellfish aqua-farmer Catalina Sea Ranch, got some welcome attention this week from “Good Food,” the smart show about all things edible from public-radio giant KCRW-FM.  Reporter Abbie Fentress Swanson visited Catalina Sea Ranch’s headquarters on …

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AltaSea: Beacon – June 30, 2017
June 30, 2017

LA2050 Goldhirsh Grant Workshops In 2016, AltaSea received the Goldhirsh Foundation’s LA2050 Grant enabling us to introduce students to ocean exploration, technologies and sciences. Students gain access to cutting-edge science and technology, one-on-one interactions with accomplished scientists, tech innovators, entrepreneurs, …

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AltaSea: Trending – June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

MARINE SCIENCE What are Marine Protected Areas? (Protect Planet Ocean) A marine protected area (MPA) is essentially a space in the ocean where human activities are more strictly regulated than the surrounding waters – similar to parks we have on …

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