AltaSea, CSUN, LA Coalition, and Santa Monica College to Hold Second Annual Webinar Series Focused on Aquaculture for the Economy and Ecosystem

AltaSea, CSUN, LA Coalition, and Santa Monica College to Hold Second Annual Webinar Series Focused on Aquaculture for the Economy and Ecosystem
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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, in collaboration with Cal State Northridge’s (CSUN) Institute for Sustainability, The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs, and Santa Monica College announced their second annual series of webinars focused on aquaculture, called “Blue + Green 2022.” Pre-registration for the events is required and can be found here: https://altasea-project-blue.org/blue-green-2022/. The series comprises four, one-hour webinars, scheduled on the first four Thursdays of June. The webinars will feature aquaculture and sustainability experts from some of the top colleges and research institutions in the world, as well as founders from some of the most innovative startup companies. As defined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), aquaculture is “the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of fish, shellfish, algae, and other organisms in all types of water environments.” One of AltaSea’s tenants, Pacific6, holds the permit for the first offshore aquaculture facility in U.S. Federal waters. “Our goal with this series is to shine a spotlight on the emerging aquaculture sector in the blue economy – an area that is important to the sustainability of our oceans,” said AltaSea CEO Terry Tamminen. “We’re pleased to partner with CSUN’s Institute for Sustainability and the Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs to promote the incredible potential and importance of the aquaculture sector.” Aquaculture and the supporting technologies bring together many key ingredients, including the future growth opportunities that support coastal ecosystems, the economy, jobs, and the local communities. This webinar series reimagines partnerships between business, government, universities, and communities through regenerative ocean research, exploration, and equity-based economic development. “This year, we are particularly excited to highlight Indigenous aquaculture practices and tribal food sovereignty initiatives,” said Natale Zappia, Director of the CSUN Institute for Sustainability. “Our planet’s oceans have the answers to some of…

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