By Jasmine Oropeza Marine mammals are important to the marine ecosystem, as over 3 billion people throughout the world depend on marine biodiversity for their livelihoods. Preserving marine biodiversity is critical to the health of the planet. The United Nations (UN) has outlined its goals for conserving and sustainably using the ocean and its marine […]

August 10, 2022 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Blue Hour 3: The Warehouse (AltaSea) It’s that time of the year when AltaSea is gearing up for our annual fundraiser, Blue Hour. This year, Blue Hour will take place on October 8th in one of our historic warehouses at […]

BY HOWARD FINE AUGUST 8, 2022 San Pedro-based marine research center and “blue economy” incubator AltaSea has spent its first eight years focused on building out its 35-acre campus at the Port of Los Angeles. But even as that effort continues, AltaSea is now turning its attention to the business of fostering marine-focused companies and […]

By Audrey Xu According to the Institute for STEM Education and Research, in the past decade, STEM education has become one of the largest reform movements in K-12 education. Many people think STEM education is effective in improving student’s education performance and outcome.  A meta-analysis paper from Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology concluded that there […]

AltaSea’s third open house of the year will feature a discussion on aquaculture, with kid-friendly science activities including a floating research lab and art workshop July 20, 2022 04:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles announced today that Dr. Anthony Michaels, a nationally-recognized leader in sustainability, innovation and […]

The interplay of land and water is the genesis and ecosystem of life. Shouldn’t we support and protect this? Drew Pedrick, Founding Principal, MCTIGUE In this, our third newsletter, we focus on water, how there is increasingly more of it in some places and less in others. We consider these impacts of climate change and discuss […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Building Blue & Green Communities…One Small Business at a Time (Entrepreneur Education Center Inc./AltaSea) Join the Entrepreneur Educational Center, Inc. (EECI) and AltaSea for the second of six business seminars designed specifically for minority entrepreneurs interested in saving the environment. Learn how […]

The L.A. STEM Collective includes museums, aquariums and more from across Los Angeles County. LOS ANGELES UNIFIED JULY 1, 2022 KATE SEQUEIRA CAROLYN JONES/EDSOURCE Students across Los Angeles Unified are participating in programming from a group of museums, aquariums and STEM organizations from across L.A. County this summer. From learning about engineering with Tinker the Robot […]

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 recent report on climate change mitigation from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) delineated seven pathways that humanity could follow in order to avoid unchecked, catastrophic global warming. Four […]

ELKA WORNER|JUNE 23, 2022 SHARE  Share on FacebookShare on Twitter AltaSea’s proposed Engagement Center and Science and Engagement Center at the Port of Los Angeles. Rendering courtesy of AltaSea by Elka Worner The architect of some of California’s groundbreaking climate legislation plans to convert a 35-acre campus at the Port of Los Angeles into a […]

Livestream event to focus on: “Leveraging Blue Economy Solutions for A Sustainable Goods Movement Ecosystem” June 22, 2022 02:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In conjunction with the 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference, AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles will host an UN Ocean Conference Side Event: “Leveraging Blue Economy Solutions for A […]

June 8, 2022 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Blue + Green Webinar Series (AltaSea) The Blue + Green 2022 webinar series will include 4 one-hour webinars scheduled Thursdays from June 2, 2022 – June 23, 2022 at 4 pm. The goal of the project is to shine a […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. June 8th marks World Ocean Day, the annual day dedicated to collective action in celebration of the oceans that make life on our blue planet possible. As the threats facing our […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jacob Scott [email protected] LOS ANGELES, CA (May 24, 2022) – AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, in collaboration with Cal State Northridge’s (CSUN) Institute for Sustainability, The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs, and Santa Monica College announced their second annual series of webinars focused on aquaculture, called […]