Monday, April 27, 2015

Development

USA: Could Cards Against Humanity’s Birch Island Extreme Sub-Division Plans be Illegal?

Birch Island, Maine, USA - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Controversy surrounds Chicago-based game company Cards Against Humanity it is revealed that plans to sub-divide a 6-acre private island in Maine into 250,000 separate lots may be illegal.

Birch Island, Maine, USA – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A private island in Maine’s Lake St. George has found itself at the …Read More: USA: Could Cards Against Humanity’s Birch Island Extreme Sub-Division Plans be Illegal?

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Nova Scotia’s Unclaimed Islands Return to Public Hands

Catalone Lake - Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

When land in Nova Scotia has no known owner, the property in question is listed as “owner unknown” within the Province’s land registration database. But what does this mean?

Catalone Lake – Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

When land in Nova Scotia has no known owner, the property in question is listed as …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia’s Unclaimed Islands Return to Public Hands

Environment

Nova Scotia: Last Call for Private Island Owners in Cape Breton

Catalone Lake - Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

Do you own any islands in Catalone Lake, Cape Breton County? If so, you’ve got until June 26 2015 to let the Department of Natural Resources know before it claims them for the Crown

Catalone Lake – Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

A series of small islands in Cape Breton have been earmarked …Read More: Nova Scotia: Last Call for Private Island Owners in Cape Breton

Celebs visiting resorts

Worldwide: With these Star-Studded Private Islands, You Could Rub Shoulders with the Rich & Famous

Hall's Pond Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Islands are often viewed as an exclusive refuge for the rich and famous. With the help of Vladi Private Islands, however, you too can rub shoulders with the stars. If you’ve got the cash, that is.

As mentioned on Wednesday’s edition of Private Island News, you too could be rubbing shoulders with the stars, …Read More: Worldwide: With these Star-Studded Private Islands, You Could Rub Shoulders with the Rich & Famous

Island Market

Caribbean: Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Call Johnny Depp Your Next-Door Neighbour

Hall's Pond Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Islands are often viewed as an exclusive refuge for the rich and famous. With the help of Vladi Private Islands, however, you too can rub shoulders with the stars. If you’ve got the cash, that is.

Hall’s Pond Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Private islands have long since been …Read More: Caribbean: Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Call Johnny Depp Your Next-Door Neighbour

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Nova Scotian Conservation Group Adds New Island to Protected Area

Squid Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association is celebrating bringing another island into public ownership, with Squid Island forming the latest addition to their ever-expanding protected area.

Squid Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

With the help of the Province of Nova Scotia, the Mahone Islands Conservation Association (MICA) has succeeded in …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotian Conservation Group Adds New Island to Protected Area

Island Issues

Seychelles: Former President Sir James Mancham Re-Elected to Comesa Committee

Seychelles Global Citizen: The Autobiography of the Founding President

The former President of the Seychelles, Sir James Mancham, has this week been re-elected for his second term as a member of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Committee of Elders.

Sir James Mancham – Founding President of the Seychelles

The founding President of the Seychelles, Sir James Mancham, has …Read More: Seychelles: Former President Sir James Mancham Re-Elected to Comesa Committee

Environment

Seychelles: North Island - A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

(Image of North Island Courtesy of VPI)

A delegation from the Seychelles Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change called by at North Island to witness the private island’s progress to becoming an ecological giant.

North Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

During an official visit earlier this week, the Seychelles’ Principal Secretary for the Environment, Alain …Read More: Seychelles: North Island – A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

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