March 16, 2022 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS 30th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting & Lunch (LAMI) Sunday, March 27 from 12:00PM – 3:00PM Join LAMI Friends and Family along with the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce as we dedicate Building G in honor of our founder, Jim Gladson. […]

AltaSea is the only nonprofit organization in LA focused on climate change and job creation to receive funding. March 16, 2022 01:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Senator Alex Padilla (CA) has announced that he has secured $600,000 in funding for AltaSea’s Ocean STEM Pathways program at the Port of Los Angeles, a major […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. This past week, AltaSea and its partners at the University of Southern California (USC) officially opened a seaweed lab on the AltaSea campus. The 6,000 square foot lab will conduct research […]

The 6,000-square-foot Sustainable Seaweed Aquaculture Lab will pursue groundbreaking research on regenerative aquaculture.   BY Grayson Schmidt MARCH 7, 2022 Sergey Nuzhdin examining kelp at the Nuzhdin Research Laboratory at AltaSea. (Photo/Scott Applebaum) For years, Sergey Nuzhdin has been working to create a more sustainable world through aquaculture. After what he called a “modest” start — a few […]

USC celebrates a new venture with research accelerator AltaSea — a project which may one day help California grow stronger, healthier mussels, oysters and kelp that can withstand the effects of global warming. BY Emily Gersema MARCH 7, 2022 USC joined AltaSea, Holdfast Aquaculture and Carlsbad Aquafarms leaders to celebrate AltaSea as the hub for aquaculture […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. Inventor Simeon Pietrkosky co-founded Aquaai in 2014 after his young daughter learned about the crises facing the ocean and asked her father to invent a robot that could help save the […]

February 9, 2022 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Saving the Oceans and Ourselves One Island at a Time – Lecture by Dr. Gregory Stone (Cabrillo Marine Aquarium) Friday, February 25th at 7:00pm. Dr. Gregory S. Stone is an internationally recognized ocean scientist, explorer, author and conservationist. Among […]

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cost-effective and circular energy storage is needed to utilize renewable energy and move away from fossil fuels. Markets like California have reached the end of the road; it is not possible to add more wind and solar power to California without adding an energy storage solution. TEXEL and the Port of Los Angeles based innovation hub, AltaSea, have […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. Divirod is a water risk infrastructure and analytics company that is building a comprehensive and scalable water data network. The company uses a network of data sensors to fill gaps in […]

January 12, 2022 Edition A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. ALTASEA COMMUNITY LAEDC’s Stephen Cheung On LA’s “Blue-Green” Build Back Better Regional Grant Challenge (VERDEXCHANGE) Los Angeles was selected in December by the US Economic Development Agency as a finalist in the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge. AltaSea is part […]

January 11, 2022 04:24 PM Eastern Standard Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles CEO and former CalEPA Secretary Terry Tamminen issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom released his 2022 proposed California State Budget: “Governor Newsom continues his historic leadership in putting California’s financial muscle behind equitable climate solutions. The […]

Submitted on January 6, 2022 – 9pm Issue: Winter 2022 Los Angeles was selected in December by the US Economic Development Agency as a finalist in the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge. The coalition of LA stakeholders—led by the LA County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)—is competing with regions nationwide for up to $100 […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. To maintain the possibility of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, global emissions must be reduced by 55 percent by 2030. Accelerating the clean energy transition is […]