Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Environment

Caribbean: Sir Richard Adds a Scarlet Ibis to Necker Refuge

The eco-friendly Virgin tycoon has made headlines with his latest attempt at conservation on his private isles: reintroducing a fiery red ibis to the BVI.

(The gorgeous plumage of the Scarlet Ibis)

Some wealthy moguls with their own private islands simply use them for rest, relaxation, and epic parties – …Read More: Caribbean: Sir Richard Adds a Scarlet Ibis to Necker Refuge

Island Issues

Sir Richard Branson to Give Rare Lemurs Sanctuary on Moskito Island

Neckar Island

The flamboyant head of the Virgin conglomerate wants to create a refuge for threatened lemurs on one of his two islands in the BVI – however, this plan has sparked a local controvery.

UK billionaire Sir Richard Branson is reportedly intending to import two dozen ring-tailed lemurs to his private Moskito Island in April. …Read More: Sir Richard Branson to Give Rare Lemurs Sanctuary on Moskito Island