Friday, April 28, 2017

Breaking Island News

Germany: Rising Tides Place Germany’s North Sea Islands at Risk

Halligen Islands at High Tide - Photo Courtesy of Klett-Interaktiv.de

The crisis of rising sea levels has never been clearer for the residents of Germany’s North Sea islands. The historic Halligen Islands and the popular holiday destination of Sylt are all at risk.

The crisis of rising sea levels is often associated with low-lying island nations such as the Maldives Republic Recent studies carried …Read More: Germany: Rising Tides Place Germany’s North Sea Islands at Risk

Island Market

Europe: Your Own Private Island for Less than the Price of a 160 m² Cottage in Germany

Ratua Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

All over Europe, property prices are going up and up and up… With even tiny cottages attracting as much as EUR 11.2 million, perhaps it’s time to look outside the box for your next investment…

Property prices in Western Europe are on the up, with Northern Germany the latest region to be witnessing record-breaking …Read More: Europe: Your Own Private Island for Less than the Price of a 160 m² Cottage in Germany

Island Issues

Europe: Survey Proves That Germany is Dreaming of Private Island Ownership

Velaa Private Island - Courtesy of Velaa Private Island

A survey carried out by research institute Forsa has established that the average German daydreams of a life of luxury – with the ultimate goal of buying a private island to call their own.

Velaa Private Island – Courtesy of Velaa Private Island

Germany: a nation of industry, efficiency and punctuality – …Read More: Europe: Survey Proves That Germany is Dreaming of Private Island Ownership

Governments buying Islands

Germany: Controversy Surrounds Government Plans To Buy Private Island

Pheasant Island - Courtesy of Wikipedia

The German town of Eutin is gearing up for a bold redevelopment, with controversial plans in place to purchase nearby Pheasant Island – a private island located in the Großer Eutiner Lake.

Pheasant Island – Courtesy of Wikipedia

The sleepy, north-German town of Eutin is set for a new look, with a …Read More: Germany: Controversy Surrounds Government Plans To Buy Private Island

Environment

Europe: Surprise Discovery of Large New Island in Germany

Scientists are astounded by the sudden appearance of a vast sandy island off the German coast in the shallow Wadden Sea.

(Islands of the Wattenmeer, Germany)

With the modern era’s ability to chart and plot each tiny piece of the Earth’s landmass, one would …Read More: Europe: Surprise Discovery of Large New Island in Germany