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Message in a Bottle: David de Rothschild’s Oceanic Eco-crusade

by John Colapinto, The New Yorker; April 6, 2009. What on earth is a billionaire doing cruising the Pacific on a bottleboat named Plastiki? To find the answer to that question requires a bit of history and a bit of imagination. In 1947, the Kon-Tiki set sail across the Pacific Ocean from Peru to Polynesia on a demonstration voyage to show that tribes from South America could have crossed the ocean and settled the Polynesian … Continue reading

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