Saturday, November 18, 2017

Breaking Island News

Cambodia: Prince Albert of Monaco Promotes Conservation on Song Saa Private Island

The Song Saa Foundation and its Royal Government of Cambodia and Fauna & Flora International partners hosted HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco in the country’s incredible Koh Rong Archipelago.

(Image Courtesy of Song Saa Island Resort)

In his official capacity as President of the Prince Albert II of Monaco …Read More: Cambodia: Prince Albert of Monaco Promotes Conservation on Song Saa Private Island

Breaking Island News

Asia: Tensions Mount in South China Sea as China Develops Artificial Island for Military Airbase

Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands - Photo Courtesy of www.janes.com

Chinese officials have created a 3,000 meter reef in the hotly-contested Spratly Islands, sparking fears that the People’s Republic has plans to build airbase to further stake its claim in the region.

Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands – Photo Courtesy of www.janes.com

Satellite images suggest that Chinese officials are in the process …Read More: Asia: Tensions Mount in South China Sea as China Develops Artificial Island for Military Airbase

Breaking Island News

Ireland: Wild Wallabies Hide Out on Private Island in Republic of Ireland

Lambay Island - Courtesy of UCD.ie

Despite being 10,000 miles away from their natural habitat in Australia, the marsupial species is positively thriving in its unusual, new abode – a remote private island in Dublin!

Lambay Island – Courtesy of UCD.ie

Amongst the wild deer, cattle and rare birds roaming about the rugged landscape of Lambay Island (Dublin), …Read More: Ireland: Wild Wallabies Hide Out on Private Island in Republic of Ireland

Environment

Maldives: Private Island Resorts Unite to Save the Maldives from a Natural Catastrophe

The island resorts of the Maldives are working together to rescue the popular tourist destination from impending natural disaster – Private Island News finds out how.

Luxury Resort Island, Maldives

Whilst the effects of global warming have been well-documented throughout the international press, few people are aware that the world’s lowest-lying country …Read More: Maldives: Private Island Resorts Unite to Save the Maldives from a Natural Catastrophe

Island Gossip

Worldwide: Feel-good Friday at Private Island News

Greek Island in the Ionian Sea - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

As the world winds down for the weekend, Private Island News is celebrating feel-good Friday – sharing a series of island-related anecdotes and imagery that are bound to put a smile on your face.

Greek Island in the Ionian Sea – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Vladi Private Islands team …Read More: Worldwide: Feel-good Friday at Private Island News

Celebs visiting resorts

Belize: Private Island Honeymoon for Vampire Diaries Star Candice Accola

After enjoying a picture-perfect wedding in New Orleans, Vampire Diaries star Candice Accola and her new husband, Fray guitarist Joe King set off on the honeymoon of a lifetime on a private island.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Just days after enjoying a traditional French Quarter wedding at New Orleans’ spectacular …Read More: Belize: Private Island Honeymoon for Vampire Diaries Star Candice Accola

Environment

Canada: Nova Scotia Nature Trust Reveals Mystery Millionaire Donor

Borgles Island - Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust has revealed the famous name responsible for kick-starting Nova Scotia’s largest ever conservation campaign – the 100 Wild Islands Legacy Campaign.

Borgles Island – Courtesy of Nova Scotia Nature Trust

Guests of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust’s 20th anniversary dinner got more than they bargained for last …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia Nature Trust Reveals Mystery Millionaire Donor