February 10, 2021 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS Across the seven Seas (The Ocean Opportunity Lab and TOOL Aquarium) February 11 at 7:00am Tune in to hear Karl Muller from AltaSea along with other panelists representing the ocean and renewable energy industries. Live Chat with Dr. […]

Port of LA Executive Director Gene Seroka commends the partnership’s efforts to drive innovation in the Blue Economy. AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles and Flying Lion, Inc. (FLI) have announced a multi-faceted partnership to develop a world-class Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Center of Excellence, which will provide maritime research support, STEM education, job […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Live Chats and Webinars (AltaSea)  Live Chat with Liane Thompson of Aquaai – “How Robot Fish Can Save the Seas” – Friday, December 15 at 12:00pm MARINE SCIENCE  The Oldest Crewed Deep Sea Submarine Just Got a Big Makeover (WIRED) In early March, a gleaming white […]

Don’t forget! This is your last opportunity to make a tax-deductible gift in 2020. Donate by midnight to take advantage our our special end-of-year membership deal. For a $30 donation, you will receive a special magnet commemorating AltaSea’s The Blue Hour. In addition, you will be offered early access to an aerial tour of AltaSea. Shot both inside […]

Dear Friends, The New Year is almost here! Now is the time to make a tax-deductible donation in 2020. Act now to support AltaSea and take advantage our special end-of-year membership deal. For a $30 donation, you will receive a special magnet commemorating AltaSea’s The Blue Hour. In addition, you will be offered early access to an aerial tour […]

December 15, 2020 On 10.10.20, AltaSea held our first drive-in fundraiser, The Blue Hour. If you didn’t see The Story of the Ocean at the event, be sure to watch it here. This evocative and motivational collection of videos portrays the wonders, dangers, and solutions found at sea. To commemorate the success of The Blue Hour, AltaSea is offering a special […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Live Chats and Webinars (AltaSea) Video Chat with Briana Fodor – “White Abalone Restoration Project Aquarium of the Pacific” – Friday, December 11 at 12:00pm Webinar with Melanie Lundquist, Joe Buscaino and AltaSea – “A New Years Resolution Focused on the Oceans” – Wednesday, January 6 […]

Dear AltaSea Community, We hope that you and your loved ones are preparing for a safe and healthy holiday season. This past year and in response to calls for justice, AltaSea updated its mission to highlight inclusivity and, as a part of that, a commitment to inspire the next generation for a more sustainable, just, […]

Los Angeles, CA – Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Task Force on Out-of-School Enrichment Time today announced a city-wide partnership, with the support of the Broad Foundation, bringing together 26 of Los Angeles’s great STEM organizations to offer free STEM courses for LAUSD students this fall. Participating organizations range from major museums to universities and are working […]

Happy Giving Tuesday! We are so thankful for our generous donors who enable AltaSea to lead on climate change and preserve the ocean through the blue economy. Over the past year, we have expanded our education programming exponentially, bringing ocean science education to over 330 LAUSD schools and to households across the state with our […]

Investing in Ocean Sustainability Join AltaSea for our upcoming webinar to celebrate Giving Tuesday, the annual “holiday” that spotlights the organizations that are positively changing the world through their work. This webinar will feature Giving Pledge philanthropist Melanie Lundquist; Los Angeles City Councilmember and President Pro Tempore of the Los Angeles City Council Joe Buscaino; and […]

  By ROGER VINCENTSTAFF WRITER , THE LOS ANGELES TIMES NOV. 22, 2020 6 AM https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-11-22/former-ports-ocall-village-san-pedro-development-entertainment-retail On the main channel of Los Angeles Harbor where the city’s shipping industry was born more than a century ago, a kitschy imitation of a New England fishing village called Ports O’ Call opened in 1962. The ship “Regina Maris” […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Live Chats and Webinars (AltaSea) AltaSea has scheduled some exciting Live Chats and Webinars over the coming weeks. We hope you will join us for one or all! To sign up for these free online events, please follow the links below. Live Chat with […]

By Global Marine Renewable Introduction The ocean is by far one of the most important that we have here on earth. These massive expanses of water cover a whopping 71% of the earth. They contain some key species and ecosystems that keep our planet going. Every creature and thing on earth relies on the ocean […]