Seoul, South Korea, Launches Floating Island

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First piece of Seoul's Floating IslandThis past weekend, the city of Seoul, South Korea, launched the first piece of a floating island called “Viva”, one of three floating islands destined to take their place in the Han River next to the Banpo Bridge this summer. Continue reading

Peter Thiel Offers $100,000 in Matching Donations to TSI, Makes Grant of $250,000

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Peter Thiel, president of Clarium, technology investor, and libertarian philanthropist, has renewed his financial support of The Seasteading Institute (TSI) for 2010. He has pledged to match every donation to TSI made before July 24th, 2010, dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000. In addition, he is giving TSI a $250,000 grant.

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The Seasteading Institute February 2010 Newsletter

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## The Seasteading Institute February 2010 Newsletter ##

>_Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore._

>Andre Gide

## Table of Contents ##

* Highlights
* 2009 Conference Videos

* Poseidon Project
* Platform
* Commercial
* Residential

* Donor Profile: John Chisholm

* Awareness & Community
* Membership Program
* Events
* Media
* Book

* Hiring

* Membership

* Special Thanks

## Highlights

### Second Annual Seasteading Conference Videos

We’re pleased to announce that all of the videos from the Continue reading

20,000 Nations Above the Sea

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“Is floating the last, best hope for liberty?” Continue reading

Na’ama Moran – Medical Tourism on Ships

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Na’ama Moran’s presentation on the business of Medical Tourism on Ships, given at the 2009 Seasteading Conference, can now be viewed online:

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Nice EEZ layer for Google Earth

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[Color-coded EEZ data layer](http://www.justmagic.com/_externsite/GE/World_EEZ.kmz) Continue reading