Agriculture on land may not be able to keep up with the demand for food. We need alternative choices of food and animal feed. The solution can be found in cultivating seaweed.
With seed funding from Patri Friedman & João Germano’s ZIG Fund, Shannon Lim works to develop floating islands in Singapore through his company OnHand Agrarian. The platforms will be made with creatively applied, existing technology which will create floating real estate at one-fifth the cost of land in Singapore.
“I certainly think if we had competition in governance, we would do a lot better,” Thiel remarked on The Rubin Report. Peter Thiel appeared on Dave Rubin’s show and frankly… Read More »Peter Thiel Speaks for 6 Minutes about Seasteading
Ricardo Radulovich – Professor of Water Science, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grantee, Sea-Farmer, and Senior Aquaculture Specialist for The Seasteading Institute – can now add “Radical Social Entrepreneur” to… Read More »Ricardo Radulovich: Radical Social Entrepreneur
The ocean has seen significant changes over the last few centuries, as fishing and dredging have pushed natural ecosystems to their limits. Regions that once supported abundant fish populations have… Read More »Ocean Fertilization Project Raises Questions
The Seasteading Institute was recently invited to present our mission to students and faculty at the California Maritime Academy, one of seven degree-granting maritime programs in the United States. The Academy… Read More »California Maritime Academy Welcomes Seasteading on Campus
We occasionally receive feedback from people who want to know why The Seasteading Institute doesn’t simply attempt to build a seastead straight away.
Join us for an evening of exciting talks, brainstorming and socializing with some of the most interesting people in the seasteading movement. This time we continue with practical topics, and Mike Doty will present a talk on Aquaculture for Seasteads. He will cover the possibilities for the industry in general, and look specifically at salmon as a species to be farmed (sales, feed conversion, growth rate, etc).
To combine a profitable business model and a platform suitable to survive in international waters is one of the challenges of the seasteading movement. We have seen in the Sink or Swim Business Plan Contest, that aquaculture (fish farming) is one of the most promising business in international waters.