Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Environment

Worldwide: Volcanic Eruption Islands – Changing the Planet’s Geo-Political Boundaries

Volcanic Eruption in Tonga - Photo Courtesy of AP Photo / Military of Foreign Affairs Tonga

Inspired by a new map plotting the world’s most recently natural formed pieces of land Private Island News takes a closer look at six volcanic eruption islands which are here to stay.

Volcanic Eruption in Tonga – Photo Courtesy of AP Photo / Military of Foreign Affairs Tonga

During the past couple …Read More: Worldwide: Volcanic Eruption Islands – Changing the Planet’s Geo-Political Boundaries

Island Issues

Japan: Huge Volcanic Eruption Triggers Creation of New Island in Pacific Ocean

Volcanic Eruption in Japan - Courtesy of Yahoo News

A huge volcanic eruption has created a new island in Japan’s Ogasawara Archipelago, just short of 1,000 km to the south of Tokyo.

Volcanic Eruption in Japan – Courtesy of Yahoo News

Located in the Ogasawara Archipelago, some 1000 km to the south of Tokyo, the 200 meter diameter islet looks set …Read More: Japan: Huge Volcanic Eruption Triggers Creation of New Island in Pacific Ocean

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