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From trash to treasure! Richart's Eco island, floating on 125,000 used plastic bottles is moving from a lagoon to a protected ocean bay
120 backers pledged $9,559 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1

    You shall receive a Hi-Res download of Richart's "Two Worlds" Pavement Picture. The original was drawn over a period of two years using pastels on a 4x2 meter piece of recycled paper which was taped to the City streets as he traveled for two years throughout Europe.

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    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    The above plus a message in a bottle. We will put your name and your positive message/quote/poem/prayer/saying/wish in a plastic bottle to be placed under the island. And we will take a picture of it and add it to our flickr account. Your pledge will physically and financially support the island!

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    You shall receive the above plus a download of the first two chapters of Richart's soon to be published book "Spiralogical Conversations". This inspiring story about the famous trash to treasure floating island is written by Tanya Samed in collaboration with Richart and is told in conversations as they met over a period of three years. (includes pictures)

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    All the above plus plus a download of Richart's album of original songs which was recorded live on Spiral Island.

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    Pledge US$ 30 or more About US$ 30

    All the above plus a download of a 45 minute documentary produced by Barbara Sostaric. Filmed over a period of two years, the documentary shows how the famous "Spiral Island" through trials and tribulations evolved into the current floating plastic bottle Island of “Joysxee”

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    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    All of the above plus a download of Richart's entire book "Spiralogical Conversations"

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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    All of the above plus we will plant a mangrove tree on Joysxee in your honor with your name on it. Over time its roots will grow through the sand and wrap around the bottles to further strengthen the island.

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    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    All the above plus we will invite you and a friend to enjoy one night in the guest room on "Joysxee". Listen to Rishi give you an unplugged concert as you enjoy a vegetarian meal, sip wine and taste solar baked cake. Then have a wonderful nights sleep on a gently undulating floating Island, arise to a sunrise breakfast and receive a signed lithographic print of Rishi's two worlds pastel pavement picture.

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    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    All the above plus you will receive 10 of Richart's original drawings

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    All of the above plus a VIP table for two with wine and a vegetarian buffet on the day we birth Joysxee into the Bay of Isla Mujeres. There shall be much celebration as we are pushed by a 200 hp boat from the lagoon through the channel and into the clear turquoise water of the bay.

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    Pledge US$ 3,000 or more About US$ 3,000

    All the great rewards above and your name as a benefactor shall be engraved in the spiral pathway which leads out from the central heart-shaped wave-generator.

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    All of the above plus Richart will write and record for you a song on the subject of your choice.

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    Pledge US$ 7,000 or more About US$ 7,000

    Everything above plus Richart will create for you a painting on the subject of your choice.

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    YOUR OWN ISLAND!!!! At this pledge amount you get all the above rewards plus Richart will build you a 10 meter diameter floating plastic bottle island covered with sand with mangroves planted on it.

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