LAMI hits Chile with Youth Crew student presentations on Microplastics

Two Animo HS students, Briceida Montes and Melissa Zepeda, educators on the LAMI & Coastal Conservancy sponsored Explore the Coast sails have been educating scores of middle and high school students on microplastics. Teachers workshop will advance microplastic education and reduce ocean plastic pollution. Research done from aboard LAMI tall ships is featured in their…

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Ocean plastic pollution: under the magnifying glass in Chile

Workshops held for science teachers and students in Valdivia by LAMI Youth Crew members Professors and teachers had the opportunity to be part of the Workshop “Microplásticos: the oceanic trip of garbage”, in the Coastal Laboratory of Aquatic Resources Calfuco just outside of Valdivia, Chile. The workshops were led by Mark Friedman, science teacher at…

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Celebration of the Sea 2018

Hello Fellow Sea Lover, A reminder that the Celebration of the Sea 2018 will take place at the Port Royal Marina and Yacht Club on May 26, 2018, starting at  3 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the Animo Marine Biology Club.  Many in the Marine Biology Club go on to study marine science and become our…

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LA Waterfront Town Hall 2018

On March 20, 2018, the Port of Los Angeles hosted a community town hall to update stakeholders with the latest information about current and planned projects in development on the LA Waterfront, with presentations by the Port’s Executive Director Gene Seroka on the San Pedro Public Market and the Port’s Director of Waterfront and Commercial…

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Rising Tide Conference at AltaSea

By Mark Friedman, RL contributor and LA Maritime Institute marine science educator. A crowd of 125 innovators, entrepreneurs, environmental activists and marine biologist turned out for the first ever Rising Tide Conference at AltaSea’s City Dock No. 1 campus on March 28. The two-day conference included keynote speakers such as AltaSea’s new chief executive officer…

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Listen to the voices of LAMI featured on Born to Talk!

Thanks to Alice and Noah for joining me on the #BornToTalkRadioShow as we talked about all the exciting programs offered at the Los Angeles Maritime Institute. These Tall Ships provide students and adults the opportunity to learn about sailing as well as classroom science-related activities. Students from all over along with volunteers have hands-on experiences.…

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Saturday Muster Weekly Post

Hi everyone, This is Captain Patterson here… saying thanks to everyone that has been helping during the holiday season. We now have the Swift of Ipswich back at the LAMI campus and we will be doing some light maintenance as well as site clean-up. We have been organizing building G and cleaning up the yards,…

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