Monday, October 23, 2017

Celebs visiting resorts

Caribbean: Famous Stars and Rare Species Rub Shoulders on Necker Island

On Virgin mogul Richard Branson’s BVI private island, he conserves threatened species and plays host to the world’s best-known celebs.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

When entrepreneur Richard Branson first fell in love with Necker Island in 1979, he could never have known that his newfound tropical paradise would …Read More: Caribbean: Famous Stars and Rare Species Rub Shoulders on Necker Island

Environment

Australia: Tasmanian Devils Saved by New Private Island Home

The small marsupials with a ferocious reputation are highly threatened, and need a secluded new island refuge for the survival of their unique species.

(Image from www.mariaislandwalk.com.au)

Scientists in Australia have made a bold move to save a healthy group of Tasmanian devils …Read More: Australia: Tasmanian Devils Saved by New Private Island Home

Environment

New Zealand: Life Among the Dinosaurs on Stephens Island

It’s an adventure of a lifetime for a New Zealand couple and their young children as they make a home on Stephens Island, a conservation haven where thousands of prehistoric reptiles roam.

(Stephen's Island, or Takapourewa in Maori)

Found at the northern head of the Marlborough Sounds, the remote outpost …Read More: New Zealand: Life Among the Dinosaurs on Stephens Island