Tuesday, December 12, 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: A Truly Unique North Sea “Private Island” For Sale

Norwegian oil giant Statoil is offering its soon-to-be decommissioned North Sea rig Huldra for sale, with one suggested use being a unique vacation home.

(Image Courtesy of Statoil)

The sweeping ocean views are stunning; the far-flung location is perfectly secluded, and the modern 20-room accommodations could host enough friends and …Read More: Europe: A Truly Unique North Sea “Private Island” For Sale