Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Breaking Island News

Micronesia: Australian Man Wins Private Island Resort in $49 Dollar Raffle

Kosrae Nautilus Resort

A lucky Australian man was announced as the new owner of a profitable private island resort on Tuesday evening after securing the winning ticket in the world’s most-talked about prize draw.

A lucky Australian man enjoyed the surprise of his life on Wednesday morning after finding out that he’d won a Pacific private island …Read More: Micronesia: Australian Man Wins Private Island Resort in $49 Dollar Raffle

Breaking Island News

Micronesia: Australian Family Raffle-Off Their Pacific Private Island for Just $49

Kosrae Nautilus Resort

Quite simply – it’s the prize package of the century. For just AUD 49- you could become the proud owner of a private island resort in the South Pacific. What are you waiting for?!

An Australian family has announce plans to raffle-off their personal paradise island in Micronesia for just AUD 49 per ticket …Read More: Micronesia: Australian Family Raffle-Off Their Pacific Private Island for Just $49

Development

South Pacific: Is the Tiny Island of Yap Ready for a Huge Casino Resort?

A Chinese developer has an ambitious vision for the small and remote Yap, but many residents are wary about welcoming thousands of international tourists.

(The remote and beautiful island of Yap)

The miniscule island state of Yap, part of the Federated States of Micronesia, is not the first place that comes to …Read More: South Pacific: Is the Tiny Island of Yap Ready for a Huge Casino Resort?

Environment

South Pacific: Climate Change Documentary on Sinking Micronesian Island

The plight of submerging small island states gets a rare turn in the spotlight with an award-winning documentary, “Someplace with a Mountain”.

(Satellite Image of Poluwat by Google)

When Californian Steve Goodall decided to embark on a sailing trip around the world, he never expected to stumble on a climate-change crisis in …Read More: South Pacific: Climate Change Documentary on Sinking Micronesian Island

Environment

South Pacific: Tiny Island of Kosrae Starts World’s Biggest Shark Sanctuary

This small Micronesian state is barely on the map, but the island of Kosrae is realizing its big ambitions when it comes to maritime conservation.

(Image from www.kosraevillage.com)

After recent visits by high-profile figures like Hillary Clinton and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the South Pacific and its small …Read More: South Pacific: Tiny Island of Kosrae Starts World’s Biggest Shark Sanctuary