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 [email protected] 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 […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. The future of food is fraught. By 2050, human population growth will increase the demand for food by 60 percent, while climate change, soil degradation, and urban expansion simultaneously reduce our […]

By Emily Vidovich. Emily has a background in environmental journalism and sustainability and is a member of the George Washington University Class of 2019. Earth is 70 percent ocean, yet many aspects of it remain a mystery. We have better maps of the surface of Mars than we do of our own planet’s ocean floor, […]

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 […]