Spring 2016 Welcome to “AltaSea: Beacon,” a quarterly newsletter that provides updates on AltaSea’s activities, education and community programs and other initiatives. We hope you’ll share this newsletter with […]

San Pedro Today, April 2016 AltaSea, LA Maritime Institute and Reef Check collaborate on the Student Ocean Scientists program. By Monica Simpson “All hands to dockline!” bellows Captain Rob Laymon […]

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle Finally Solved? Scientists Think They Can Finally Explain Missing Ship Phenomenon […]

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community.  Marine Science Possible New Octopus Species Found Near Hawaii, Scientists Say (Los Angeles Times) In the cutest news […]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse’s wife has a new job on the West Coast. Sandra Whitehouse, who holds a Ph.D. in marine biology from the University of […]

Educational collaboration focused on teaching middle school children how to carry out scientific investigations of the Los Angeles Harbor and coastal waters. (Los Angeles, CA) – March 7, 2016. AltaSea […]

On the heels of this week’s unveiling of new Ports O’ Call development plans, another San Pedro waterfront player — AltaSea — announced two new executives and said groundbreaking for […]

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science What El Niño Means for Other Parts of the Planet (Science Friday) When you hear about […]

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science Ship Noises Could Hurt Endangered Killer Whales, Study Finds (Washington Post) Can you repeat that? Whales […]

AltaSea: Trending – February 3, 2016 Edition A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science MIT Finds a Way to Desalinate Water by Shocking […]

Marine Science Could Renewable Energy Be Stored in Balloons in the Ocean? (Smithsonian) Though solar and wind energy are becoming more and more efficient, storing this energy — for use […]

A biweekly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. Marine Science This Toxin Could be Causing Deadly Brain Damage in Sea Lions – and We Might be […]

The Match AltaSea campaign for three AltaSea partners – Friends of the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Los Angeles Maritime Institute and PortTech LA – was an overwhelming success. Sam Nappi, AltaSea’s […]

Welcome to “AltaSea: Beacon,” a quarterly newsletter that provides updates on AltaSea’s activities, education and community programs and other initiatives. We hope you’ll share this newsletter with others interested in […]

Marine Science See Plans for the 62-Mile Wall That Would Capture Trash in the Pacific (Huffington Post) The amount of garbage in the ocean is a growing problem. Last issue […]