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Podcast: Lotta Moberg – The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones

I wouldn’t understand the power of seasteading if I didn’t understand the power of Special Economic Zones. What are those? Let’s ask the expert.     Lotta Moberg has written several academic papers on Special Economic Zones, as well as this essay in The Daily Caller I mention in our conversation. She recently published an applauded book, The Political Economy […]

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How Cities Will Save the Rainforest With Floating Production!

Guest Blog by Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther, founder of DeltaSync and Waterpioneer at Blue21 which will be building our Floating Islands in French Polynesia.  Rutger’s scientific vision is featured in the seasteading book.   At Blue21 we have published research results after years of study on the BlueRevolution. It shows the potential of floating developments for coastal cities and it was recently published in the Journal […]

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Conference Videos – J. Kalani English, Tua Pittman, Lelei Lelaulu

Who are the original seasteaders? Get ready to be astonished by the Polynesian perspective. It’s like nothing else I’ve ever heard. Our next round of talks from the First Tahitian Seasteading Gathering is live, featuring three prominent and well-respected Polynesians: the State Senate Majority Leader in Hawaii, a leading Master Ocean Navigator, and a former Special Advisor for […]

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Conference Videos – Joe, Randy and Vice President Rohfritsch

The First Tahitian Seasteading Gathering was a huge success! Our speaker series featured experts on the cutting edge of everything seasteaders care about— environmentalism, blue technology, aquaculture, and political innovation. If you weren’t able to join us in person or catch the livestream on May 15, 16 & 18, we’ll be releasing the talks over the next few […]

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National Geographic Explorers Debate – Ocean or Mars?

“Pick one: Would you rather live in a colony on Mars or in the ocean? In the coming years, both could be possible.”  National Geographic Explorer This was a huge win. Every year, the National Geographic Society hosts the Explorers Festival, bringing together the most fascinating and innovative scientists, conservationists, explorers, and storytellers from around the world. This year, they sponsored […]

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Can Seasteading Help in the Humanitarian Refugee Crisis?

By Marcus Brancaglione Marcus is Founder and current President of the NGO ReCivitas, a think tank that develops innovative social technologies, widely published academic journals, books, conference materials and university extension courses and extension publications (developed through classes under his professorship). Since 2008, he has worked on the development of policies regarding Basic Income Guarantee, referenced in […]

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Seasteading Press: Left, Right, Green, Feminist and Free

  2017 has proved to be the turning point for seasteading. The book and our efforts in French Polynesia have been featured across the political spectrum in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, The New Republic, ABC, BBC, Reuters, KQED, EcoWatch, FEE, Guernica and a long list of other major new sources. The world’s first seastead should open in 2020 instead of […]

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The Ultimate Seasteading Podcast

“I fell in love immediately.” Talking to the incomparable David Frizzell, Leadership Consultant and host of the Team Guru Podcast, reminded me of how I felt when I first grokked the possibilities of seasteading “It blew the top of my head off,” said David. “And I said I want to be a part of that.” […]

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Oxford English Dictionary Adds “Seasteading”

In 2011, when Randy Hencken first joined The Seasteading Institute, he ran a small campaign to have “seasteading” included in the dictionary. This week, that dream came true. The Dictionaries department at Oxford University Press feature seasteading in their blog post and highlighted the addition on their social media channels. They even made a cute cartoon about seasteading. Less than a […]

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