Lifeboat Foundation

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"The Lifeboat Foundation is developing a world-class think tank with a rich cognitive diversity of philosophers, economists, biologists, nanotechnologists, AI researchers, educators, policy experts, engineers, lawyers, ethicists, futurists, neuroscientists, physicists, space experts, and other top thinkers to encourage scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic " [1]

Advisory Boards

Accessed July 2013: [2]

Some of their board include

Human-Nonhuman Relationship Board

"This board focuses on current and future planetary conditions that impact non-human species. The board discusses scientific and ethical considerations in human-nonhuman relationships and the interdependence and preservation at the individual, population, species, and cultural levels.

Religion/Spirituality Board

"This board straddles the intersections of technology/science and religion/spirituality and discusses how religion and spirituality affect existential risks and looks towards common survival strategies that we can derive from this discussion.

Sustainability Board

"This board discusses ways to enable mankind to be sustained for a long time. It looks for methods to sustain energy and food sources while reducing pollution, environental impact, etc.



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  1. Lifeboat Foundation Board, organizational web page, accessed July 10, 2013.
  2. Lifeboat Foundation Board, organizational web page, accessed July 10, 2013.