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First Tahitian Seasteading Gathering

Under the high patronage of the President of French Polynesia, Mr. Édouard Fritch, and co-sponsored by Blue Frontiers. Join the gathering of the first seasteaders in paradise May 15-18, 2017. View our distinguished speakers and program on the conference webpage. Interested in attending – apply today.  

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Video: Joe Quirk – What is Seasteading?

Originally from Lateline ABC Australia. Transcript: JOE QUIRK, SEASTEAD INSTITUTE: Seasteading is building politically independent cities that float on the ocean. Half the Earth’s surface is unclaimed by any government, so these would be start-up countries on the blue frontier. Seasteaders bring a Silicon Valley sensibility to the problem of governments not innovating sufficiently. And […]

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Sustainable Community Summit

[From the desk of Joe Quirk] I want to give you a free pass to an on-line event that offers a sneak preview of the seasteading book – and could also help us earn some funds. I was first captivated by seasteading for its potential to unleash political startups on a mass scale, but when I met the entrepreneurs who plan […]

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2017 – the year seasteading begins

We are on the edge of changing the world. It’s hard for me to believe this is reality. On January 13th, 2017, President Fritch will come to San Francisco from Tahiti to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with us solidifying our agreement to collaborate on developing the first seastead in a lagoon in French Polynesia. We […]

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Video: Prototyping the City of the Future

(Written by Joe Quirk) It’s good to know you can rely on your colleague. While I was headed to Moscow to introduce business leaders to the Floating Island Project (video forthcoming), our friend and partner Greg Delaune, who accompanied us at his own expense to Tahiti to help us present to President Fritch, offered Randy the […]

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Huffington Post: “Oceantop Living in a Seastead – Realistic, Sustainable, and Coming Soon”

Yesterday, Huffington Post contributor James Carli published an accurate article about our endeavor to develop the first seastead in French Polynesia. “Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk recently announced grand – and expensive – plans for humans to populate Mars in the near future.” Carli writes. Then asks, “But what if there were a more practical way to inhabit another […]

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Seasteading in French Polynesia

[By Executive Director Randolph Hencken. 2 minute read] Seasteading is an opportunity to develop new technologies for living on the oceans that could translate into more sustainable habitats elsewhere. It has the power to provide new lands for people whose current habitats are threatened by sea level rise, overcrowding, or other dangerous conditions. Our Goals […]

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French Polynesia Open to Seasteading Collaboration

(Seasteading Delegation: Tom W. Bell, Egor Ryjikov, Marc Collins, Joe Quirk, Randolph Hencken, Nicolas Germineau, Greg Delaune and Bart Roeffen) [Blog by Randolph Hencken, Executive Director] Tonight, we are flying home from Tahiti after a promising exploratory mission here in French Polynesia. At the end of our meeting with President Édouard Fritch, his cabinet and […]

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