270,000 NAUTICAL MILES
“If you do not expect the unexpected, you will not find it, as it is elusive.” -Heraclitus
Since it was designed and built in 1975 by the Institute of Ecotechnics, the crew of the Heraclitus has studied oceans, coral reefs, rivers, lakes, estuaries, and explored the origins and futures of human cultures.
Explore the expeditions listed in the menu on the right.
John Allen’s insights on the Ethnosphere have informed our expeditions. Read his seminal paper: