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 […]

Dear AltaSea Community, As we enter the holiday season, AltaSea would like to thank you for your support of our mission. It has been a unique year, to say the least, and we are grateful for all our stakeholders, students, partners, and collaborators. 2020 has also been a year of expansion: new partners, including University […]

This year has been challenging for everyone, with issues ranging from personal and environment health to societal justice. But challenges are meant to be faced and overcome. As AltaSea adjusted to and met the issues facing us, 2020 became a year of growth and expansion. Responding to calls for justice, AltaSea updated its mission to […]

The Blue Hour: A spectacular evening! On 10.10.2020, AltaSea hosted The Blue Hour, a fundraising drive-in featuring special recorded messages from Frankie Faison and Dame Helen Mirren; footage of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park filmed by the Schmidt Ocean Institute; the U.S. debut of a pivotal section of Peter Sellars’ production of Mozart’s Idomeneo; and a unique art […]

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. UPCOMING EVENTS Project Blue Presents The Blue Hour (AltaSea) AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles is proud to host The Blue Hour on October 10, 2020 from 6:45 – 8:45pm next to the USS Battleship Iowa in San Pedro, CA. Gates open at […]

  by Cheantay Jensen   In an effort to raise awareness and support for ocean conservation, the public-private ocean institute at the Port of Los Angeles, AltaSea, has organized a drive-in experience featuring music, art and film, including a massive art installation projected on the USS Iowa and a recorded performance from a section of […]

    First-of-its-Kind Art Installation to Give ‘Popstar Treatment’ to the Ocean During AltaSea’s The Blue Hour on Oct. 10 at 6:45 PM Prolific artists Mason Rothschild and Annie Sperling, in collaboration with Refik Anadol, will premiere their first-of-its-kind installation. Critically acclaimed opera director Peter Sellars will debut a section of his latest opera. Dame […]

First Ever All Hydrogen Powered Ocean Exploration & Conservation Drive-In Experience: October 10th at 6PM AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles is hosting our first-ever The Blue Hour, a spectacular drive-in experience focusing on LA as the global capital of the Blue Economy, and the importance of educating young people on ocean exploration and […]

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. […]