Saturday, November 18, 2017

Island Market

UK: Historical English Private Island For Sale For Bargain Price of GBP 4 Million!

Magna Carta Island - Photo Courtesy of www.spearswms.com

A private island that laid the foundation for modern democracy within the English-speaking world has been put up for sale for the incredible price of only GBP 4 million.

Magna Carta Island – Photo Courtesy of www.spearswms.com

It’s without a doubt the perfect private island for history buffs – Magna Carta …Read More: UK: Historical English Private Island For Sale For Bargain Price of GBP 4 Million!

Breaking Island News

Japan: An Island is Born – New Volcanic Island Continues to Grow and Grow

Snoopy Island, Japan - Photo courtesty of http://kingdomofstyle.typepad.co.uk

The world’s newest island, Nishino-Shima, now boasts another impressive title: that of the world’s fastest growing island. Private Island News takes a look at the latest developments

Snoopy Island, Japan – Photo courtesty of http://kingdomofstyle.typepad.co.uk

Back in November 2013, Private Island News reported on the birth of a brand new island 1,000 …Read More: Japan: An Island is Born – New Volcanic Island Continues to Grow and Grow

Governments buying Islands

USA: Land Trust Aims to Preserve Private Islands in Maine for Future Generations

The Gosling Islands, Maine - Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

After securing a substantial grant from the US government, a prominent land trust has moved closer to securing the future of the Goslings – a trio of uninhabited private islands in Maine

The Gosling Islands, Maine – Photo Courtesy of PressHearald.com

The Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) has this week moved one …Read More: USA: Land Trust Aims to Preserve Private Islands in Maine for Future Generations

Environment

Canada: Canada Purchases 100 East-Coast Private Islands For Nature Protection

Borgles Island - Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust has announced its intent to create a daring, 46,000 acre protected zone which will protect as many as 100 islands from the threat of development.

Borgles Island – Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust (NSNT) is celebrating the official launch of …Read More: Canada: Canada Purchases 100 East-Coast Private Islands For Nature Protection

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Cheryl Cole Confirms Secret Private Island Wedding on Mustique

The secret’s out! X Factor star Cheryl Cole ties the knot with French boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in a romantic private island wedding on Mustique Island.

(Image Courtesy of VPI)

After enjoying a whirlwind three-month romance with hunky restaurateur Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, X Factor judge and former Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole has once …Read More: Caribbean: Cheryl Cole Confirms Secret Private Island Wedding on Mustique

Environment

Scotland: Scottish Islands at the Forefront of Renewable Wave Energy Technology

The Oyster - Photo Courtesy of www.theinstitute.ieee.org

A series of pioneering renewable wave energy technologies are currently being put to the test within Northern Scotland’s Orkney Islands. Private Island News takes a closer look.

Two Pelamis Machines of the Coast of the Orkney Isalnds – Photo by Colin Keldie at EMEC

The countless islands of Scotland are rarely far …Read More: Scotland: Scottish Islands at the Forefront of Renewable Wave Energy Technology

Breaking Island News

Worldwide: A Fairytale Ending – The World’s Top Seven Private Island Castles

As Spanish media sources report that Spain’s Isla Centinela has been put up for sale, Private Island News celebrates seven of the world’s most beautiful private island castles

Every island has a story to tell, but not all can guarantee a fairy tale ending! With the recent news that Isla Centinela has been …Read More: Worldwide: A Fairytale Ending – The World’s Top Seven Private Island Castles