Sunday, December 4, 2016

Environment

The Geology of Forsyth Island and Pohuenui (Part Three)

(Image Copyright Farhad Vladi)

Part three of a factual series about the Geology of New Zealand’s Fascinating Island Group – the Marlborough Sound (translated from a report produced by Dr Firouz Vladi, geologist)

(Image Copyright Farhad Vladi)

The Physiography of the Marlborough Sounds

The Marlborough Sounds and the mountain chains located directly to their south form a …Read More: The Geology of Forsyth Island and Pohuenui (Part Three)

Environment

The Geology of the Forsyth Island and Pohuenui Island (Part 2)

(The lodge on Forsyth Island)

Part two of a factual series about the Geology of New Zealand’s Fascinating Island Group – the Marlborough Sound (translated from a report produced by Dr Firouz Vladi, geologist)

Pacific Plate / Australian Plate

Due amount of volcanic activity in this region, one would perhaps expect New Zealand’s North Island (which comprises – to a …Read More: The Geology of Forsyth Island and Pohuenui Island (Part 2)

Environment

The Geology of the Forsyth Island and Pohuenui Island (Part One)

(Image Copyright Farhad Vladi)

Part one of a factual series about the Geology of New Zealand’s Fascinating Island Group – the Marlborough Sound (translated from a report produced by Dr Firouz Vladi, geologist)

The Geology of New Zealand – An Overview

Pacific Plates Overview

The illustration featured to the left shows a contemporary tectonic outline of New Zealand in …Read More: The Geology of the Forsyth Island and Pohuenui Island (Part One)

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Win A Trip to Sir Richard Branson’s Exclusive Private Island Retreat

Necker Island - Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Great news for our German readers – you could win a trip to Sir Richard Branson’s exclusive private island retreat in order to take part in the final round of the Extreme Tech Challenge.

A new start-up festival located in the German city of Munich is offering participants a unique opportunity to win a …Read More: Caribbean: Win A Trip to Sir Richard Branson’s Exclusive Private Island Retreat

Breaking Island News

Micronesia: Australian Man Wins Private Island Resort in $49 Dollar Raffle

Kosrae Nautilus Resort

A lucky Australian man was announced as the new owner of a profitable private island resort on Tuesday evening after securing the winning ticket in the world’s most-talked about prize draw.

A lucky Australian man enjoyed the surprise of his life on Wednesday morning after finding out that he’d won a Pacific private island …Read More: Micronesia: Australian Man Wins Private Island Resort in $49 Dollar Raffle

Environment

Caribbean: The Private Island Where Endangered Hawksbill Turtles Thrive

Jumby Bay, Antigua - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The private island lifestyle certainly seems to be going down well with Antigua’s hawksbill turtles. The endangered breed is thriving due to a research program funded by private island owners.

A luxury private island in the Caribbean is making a large impact on marine life conservation community – all through generous donations from the …Read More: Caribbean: The Private Island Where Endangered Hawksbill Turtles Thrive

Breaking Island News

Spain: Football Ace Gareth Bale Enjoys Private Island Vacation on Tagomago

Tagomago Island

After sending Wales to dizzy heights at EURO 2016, Gareth Bale splashed the cash on an two-week trip to Ibizan private island Tagomago – the favourite hideaway of Real Madrid team mate Cristiano Ronaldo.

After leading his country to their most successful European campaign ever, no-one would begrudge footballing ace Gareth Bale a few …Read More: Spain: Football Ace Gareth Bale Enjoys Private Island Vacation on Tagomago

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Jumby Bay Turns to Farm-to-Table Philosophy as Eco-Tourism Trend Grows

Jumby Bay (Antigua) has become the latest private island to adopt a more sustainable attitude to its culinary output, turning to local farmers and fishermen for ingredients and inspiration.

The eco-tourism trend is on the up – even within the luxury sector, where hoteliers are taking increasingly innovative approaches to integrate sustainability into their …Read More: Caribbean: Jumby Bay Turns to Farm-to-Table Philosophy as Eco-Tourism Trend Grows

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