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 […]

The Blue Economy Meets Green Energy @ AltaSea AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles has announced final plans for the installation of a solar energy array atop its 180,000 square foot ocean research and development facility located on the wharf at the Port of Los Angeles, which will make it the nation’s largest solar […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jacob Scott jscott@vectisstrategies.com 412-445-7719 The installation will be the Nation’s largest solar powered ocean R&D facility and the second-largest solar installation at a US Port. The solar energy will power ocean-focused tech startups focused on sustainable aquaculture and 3D geolocation underwater mapping to deep sea submersibles, along with Titanic discoverer Bob […]

Originally published in Community College Daily (From left) AltaSea CEO Tim McOsker, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Blue Robotics founder Rusty Jehangir, and Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Bill Allen discuss one of Blue Robotics’ underwater remotely operated vehicles.   By Kathryn Jefferey and Tim McOsker The country is inching closer […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. Economic prosperity and environmental conservation, while often framed as disparate goals, are better viewed as interdependent components of creating a livable future for humanity. Ocean-based industries constitute 3.5% of global GDP […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. ONLINE EVENTS Blue + Green Session 5: Aquaculture and California (AltaSea) – Tuesday, June 29th, 4:00 PM OCEAN OF INCLUSION The Blue Hour: Ocean of Inclusion (AltaSea) Save the Date! On October 9, 2021 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Korean Bell of Friendship, Angel’s Gate […]