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Kon-Tiki - short history

Kon-Tiki - short history

Kon-Tiki - short history

The Royal Highness Soamsawali Princess of Thailand visited The Kon-Tiki Museum on Thursday 29.th of July. She had a guidet tour in the museum and took allso own photoes of the exhibitions. The Prinsess had a good laugh when she met the maskot of the Museum, "Tom The Whaleshar". A televison program about her stay in Oslo and at The Kon-Tiki Museum was broadcasted nationaly in Thailand on Friday 30. July at 20.00 local time.

See photoes from the Thai Princess visit to The kon-Tiki Museum. (Photo: Arild Haug Kaarmo)
Information about Early Man and the Ocean filmfestival and Early Man and the Ocean conferanse. General information : Early Man and the Ocean 2010

SUMMER - exhibition at The Kon-Tiki Museum from 28.04. 2010

Thor Heyerdahl and his work against pollution. Ra II 1970 - 2010. Read more.

Thor Heyerdahl talks about pollution in The Atlantic Ocean. Click to see film


Olav Heyerdahl took part in The Plastiki expedition - an expedition in which will sail from San Fransico to Sydney with focus on the environment. The Plastici set sail 20 of March 2010.

The Plastiki draw attention to the health of our oceans, and in particular the large amounts of plastic debris, by showcasing waste as a resource and demonstrating real world solutions through the design and construction of the Plastiki.

Adventure Ecology founder and environmentalist David de Rothschild has unveiled the Plastiki, a pioneering 60ft catamaran made from approximately 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles and srPET: a fully recyclable material.
Reed more about The Plastiki expedition