Swimmer, with early support from San Pedro’s AltaSea, embarks on a grueling journey across the Pacific
June 5, 2018

Donna Littlejohn After seven years of preparation, Paris-born Ben Lecomte began a 5,000-mile swim across the Pacific Ocean that will benefit a number of causes, including San Pedro’s AltaSea which was one of the project’s early supporters. The swim began …

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AltaSea: Beacon – Special Edition – June 4, 2018
June 4, 2018

AltaSea, The Swim Launch Pledge Drive as Ben Lecomte Begins Pacific Crossing The Swim, Ben Lecomte’s audacious project to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco to raise awareness about Pacific Ocean pollution, has begun, and with it, a joint program …

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AltaSea: Trending – May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. MARINE SCIENCE The quest to map the mysteries of the ocean floor (BBC) The sea’s terrain plays a critical role in our ecosystem. Underwater crests and valleys determine …

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Next Leg of The Longest Swim Looms For Crew and Ship
March 14, 2018

AltaSea is preparing to say bon voyage to the support crew and ship of The Longest Swim, Ben Lecomte’s audacious project to swim across the Pacific this summer to raise awareness of plastics pollution clogging and killing the ocean. Along …

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AltaSea Joins The Longest Swim As Ben Lecomte Prepares to Cross Pacific Ocean
September 12, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 12, 2017 AltaSea Joins The Longest Swim As Ben Lecomte Prepares to Cross Pacific Ocean  Record Holder’s Initiative to Highlight Plastics Pollution, Generate Ocean and Human Research Data Will Appear at Sept. 16th AltaSea Open House …

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