Sunday, October 22, 2017

Breaking Island News

Marine Conservation History Made on South Africa’s Prince Edward Island

Located deep within the sub-Antarctic Indian Ocean, South Africa’s all-but-uninhabited Prince Edward Islands have been declared a Marine Protected Area by green-thinking politicians.

Conservationists the world over are celebrating a formal announcement to declare South Africa’s Prince Edward Islands as a Marine Protected Area (MPA). Long since heralded as a site of significant biodiversity, …Read More: Marine Conservation History Made on South Africa’s Prince Edward Island

Island Issues

Indian Ocean: Mauritius Sweetens India Trade Deal with Two Islands

The tiny nation of Mauritius has taken drastic measures to preserve an advantageous relationship with India – the government has offered up two gorgeous tropical isles as a bargaining chip.

(South Agalega Island, Mauritius)

One of the gems of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is found just to the south of …Read More: Indian Ocean: Mauritius Sweetens India Trade Deal with Two Islands