By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. Braid Theory, an advisory firm focused on science and engineering-led companies, is in the business of helping blue tech startups thrive. Since 2016, Braid Theory has focused on giving blue economy […]

May 11, 2022 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Environmental Sustainability Forum (AltaSea and The Port of Los Angeles) Solutions to Petroleum Dependence, Pollution and Climate Change on Land and at Sea Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Moderator: Terry Tamminen, AltaSea President and CEO […]

A kelp forest Photo by Oleksandr Sushko on Unsplash

by Kristen Kessler. Kristen has a background in elementary education, and has been an environmental activist for several years. The oceans are fighting a daunting battle against climate change. As the amount of atmospheric  carbon dioxide (CO2) increases, the oceans are burdened with the task of having to absorb increasing quantities of CO2. The oceans […]

“By focusing on this new technology, the United States could be the leader in an entire subset of the energy spectrum.” By Terry Tamminen and Inna Braverman / April 12, 2022 The sun doesn’t always shine, and the wind doesn’t always blow, but there’s always motion in the ocean. And that is good news for California’s energy future. At a […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Sea Sick (The Broad Stage) Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 Award-winning journalist Alanna Mitchell is a master storyteller, and this power is center stage in her mesmerizing solo show, Sea Sick. Culled from her work with leading ocean scientists […]

For Immediate Release:                       April 6, 2022  Grand Vision Foundation Presents  Small Island Big Song  A Live Music and Multimedia Concert  Championing Environmental Awareness and Cultural Preservation  Warner Grand Theatre Wednesday, April 27, 2022   SAN PEDRO, CA – Grand Vision Foundation presents Small Island […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. Off the coast of San Pedro, Pacific Mariculture is developing the first offshore mussel farm in United States federal waters. The project’s goal is to create a sustainable shellfish farm that […]

Grand opening of USC’s Nuzhdin Aquaculture Lab and Holdfast Aquaculture Lab Photo Credit: Taso Papadakis AltaSea and the University of Southern California (USC) officially opened a seaweed lab on the AltaSea campus. The 6,000 square foot lab will conduct research on regenerative aquaculture as well as aquafarming technologies. The Nuzhdin Research Laboratory marks the beginning […]

Emily Sawicki featuredNews From dense kelp forests ready to be harvested for food to wave-powered energy turbines lighting up city skies, there is a wide world of possibilities within the emerging “blue economy.” But time is running short to institute fresh new ideas that might fight warming sea temperatures and rising acidity, protecting ocean water […]

By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Interim Managing Editor Published March 31, 2022 From left are Councilmember Curren Price, EECI CEO Barbara J. Stanton, AltaSea Founding Executive Director Jenny Krusoe, Ozie B. Gonzaque, State Senator Steven Bradford and AltaSea CEO Terry Tamminen. (Sonia Spears photo) Careers in the “blue” or ocean economy will become more accessible for South […]

AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles and global Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) maker Tekever have entered into an MOU to collaborate on key ocean and marine initiatives. The AltaSea/Tekever collaboration will commence with the creation of a K-12 educational program featuring real-time virtual participation in Tekever marine and environmental missions in global waters. These […]

The jobs and opportunities are coming. And Barbara Stanton and Jenny Krusoe are laying the groundwork to make sure young people in Los Angeles’ minority communities will be ready. Stanton’s Entrepreneur Education Center Inc. and AltaSea, an emerging marine science research campus at the Port of Los Angeles, in San Pedro, recently signed an agreement […]

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltaSea and the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering’s Institute for Carbon Management (ICM) have announced an agreement to demonstrate carbon removal technologies on the 35-acre AltaSea campus at the Port of Los Angeles later this year. ICM will showcase its pioneering SeaChange technology that leverages the oceans to effect carbon removal. This innovative technology will […]