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. […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jacob Scott jscott@vectisstrategies.com 412-445-7719 Blue Hour: Ocean of Inclusion will blend art with ocean conservation in a visual journey, beginning at Angels Gate Cultural and ending next to the Korean Bell of Friendship, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. LOS ANGELES, CA (September 9, 2021) – AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Webinar: From Hydrothermal Vents to Seafloor Mapping: A Deep Dive into the Ocean with the Ocean Exploration Trust Team – September 10, 12:00pm – 1:00pm Project Blue @ Fall: Live Chat with Greg Stone – September 24, 12:00pm – 1:00pm The Blue Hour: Ocean of […]

Cover Photo: Seawall in Ventura County, California. Credit: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. The new Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) states that human-driven climate change is […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. When the oceans are healthy, they sustain life on earth by providing oxygen production, ecosystem services, and climate regulation. Over the past century, human activity has increasingly altered the environment, imposing […]

August 11, 2021 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. HERE’S THE BLUE DEAL Sourcing Materials for a Renewable Energy Future: Deapsea Metal Mining as an Alternative to Land-Based Metal Extraction (AltaSea) A report from the World Bank estimates that 3 billion tons of metals and minerals will be needed […]

From VerdeXchange.  Click here to view the original article. AltaSea is a cutting edge, 35-acre blue tech and ocean research campus at the Port of Los Angeles, serving as the ‘world’s greatest water cooler’ of innovation for the blue economy. VX News spoke to AltaSea CEO Tim McOsker and Port of LA’s Mike Galvin about the innovative industries and partnerships transforming San […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Dr. Sergey Nuzhdin’s 6,000 square foot aquaculture lab joins Holdfast Aquaculture and Carlsbad Aquafarms, accelerating AltaSea as the hub for aquaculture in Southern California   LOS ANGELES, CA (July 19, 2021) – AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles has announced a new partnership with University of Southern California (USC) professor Dr. Sergey Nuzhdin of […]

July 14, 2021 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. ALTASEA NEWS As we reopen, let’s also reskill the workforce (Community College Daily) Read this great article co-written by AltaSea CEO Tim McOsker! The country is inching closer to the long-awaited reopening of our economy. As businesses begin to go […]

The Blue Hour: Ocean of Inclusion This current year has held a lot of hope, and it is exciting to see our lives progress towards a more “normal” atmosphere.  AltaSea is directing attention to hosting another successful Blue Hour, our annual fundraiser supporting our education and outreach programs. AltaSea is happy to announce that we have been […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. While there is an abundance of renewable energy sources on the surface of the ocean, including solar, wave, and wind power, methods for generating electricity within the ocean’s depths are less […]