Hunter Chase | May 15, 2021 | Random Length News The tending of underwater plants for human uses does not need to be destructive — in fact, it can be just the opposite. On May 6, a panel of environmental experts discussed regenerative aquaculture in the first of a series of four webinar discussions on the […]

May 12, 2021 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Dear Friends, AltaSea is an applicant with The Buscaino Community Grants program. If we win, we can make this year’s Blue Hour: Ocean of Inclusion event free to the public! Selection is determined by community vote. Community Voting Period: May 10, 2021 […]

Vote for AltaSea! Help make this year’s The Blue Hour: Ocean of Inclusion free!   Taking place on October 9, 2021, this year’s Blue Hour theme is Ocean of Inclusion.  As our signature event under our Project Blue initiative, The Blue Hour will celebrate both education and the diversity of the Port community.  The LA Harbor Area is a melting pot […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. On April 28th, the first zero-emissions ocean vessel to be completely self-sufficient in energy production docked at AltaSea in the Port of Los Angeles. The catamaran, named the Energy Observer, creates […]

BY SANDRA PONCE DE LEON ON MAY 4, 2021 Published in Gritdaily.com  Climate change is taking a heavy toll on ocean health. Collaboration across industries, sectors, governments, and professions is a must. This begs the question, what are the challenges to accelerating action to mitigate climate change in the oceans? What role can AI play in this? I recently […]

AltaSea’s first annual aquaculture-focused series will feature globally respected experts and provide an opportunity to learn about this important effort to combat climate change April 23, 2021 02:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, in collaboration with Cal State Northridge’s (CSUN) Institute for Sustainability and The Los Angeles […]

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 United Nations (UN) published its first world ocean assessment in 2017, the report’s overarching conclusion was that humanity is running out of time to start managing the ocean sustainably. […]

Our Next Battle Is Already Here Everything is aligned for a big bang of business. By Melanie Lundquist / April 22, 2021 We’re at a pivotal time in our world’s history. We are finally starting to get past the pandemic that devastated many lives. To get here, we—both as a nation and the world—needed to come together, unified, […]

Excerpted from United Airlines – Hemisphere  By Daniel Wellbelove April 6, 2021 Los Angeles Photography: Courtesy of LA Waterfront From Venice’s Muscle Beach to Malibu’s surf breaks, Los Angeles County is home to some of the most iconic oceanfront settings on the planet—but there’s always room for more. Specifically, Wilmington and San Pedro, 25 miles south […]

April 14, 2021 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS  Philanthropist Melanie Lundquist and Councilman Joe Buscaino on Tax Day! – Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 10:00 am AltaSea’s Earth Day Special: The Importance of Marine Protected Areas to our Planet – Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:00PM Blue + […]

McOsker joins a diverse group of leaders and innovators in working to solve urban environmental challenges. LOS ANGELES (April 8, 2021) – Tim McOsker, CEO of AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, was tapped to join the regional advisory board of the Center for Sustainability Solutions Council at the University of Southern California (USC). […]

Multi-Emmy award-winning journalist Val Zavala to moderate the conversation focused on the importance of the ocean, and what the future holds for ocean sustainability.   LOS ANGELES (April 6, 2021) – AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles is hosting an upcoming webinar that highlights the importance of the ocean economy and sustainability incubators like […]

Earth Day 2021 In honor of Earth Day, AltaSea is proud to present a special webinar on Marine Protected Areas: The Importance of Marine Protected Areas to our Planet Thursday, April 22nd at 12:00 PM Speakers: Jose Bacallao, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s Exhibits Director Captain Bruce Heyman, Los Angeles Maritime Institute’s Executive Director Meredith Brooks, Sustainable […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS Webinar: A Deep Dive on Where the Federal Government is Headed on Ocean Conservation & the Blue Economy (AltaSea) Friday, March 12 at 12:00pm Panelists: David B. Brown, University of Southern California’s (USC) Vice President for Federal Relations Chris Castillo, Director of Federal Government […]