Saturday, March 25, 2017

Breaking Island News

Canada: Nova Scotia’s 100 Wild Islands Protection Campaign “Close to the Finish Line”

Middle and Outer Islands - Photo Courtesy of NS Nature Trust

A ground-breaking campaign to protect 100 coastal islands is nearing completion, according to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust.  Just CA$ 300,000 separates the organization from its CA$ 3 million goal.

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is moving ever closer to completing its mission to protect over 100 wild islands off Canada’s Atlantic Coast According …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia’s 100 Wild Islands Protection Campaign “Close to the Finish Line”

Breaking Island News

Europe: A Pound of Coffee and a Private Island? German Coffee Company Offers Islands for Sale

Crebarrin Island - Photo Provided by Vladi Private Islands

Make your dream of private island ownership come true with German coffee specialists, Tchibo. The company has expanded its diverse product range to include seven sensational private Islands! 

A German coffee company has this week added a series private islands to their ever-expanding diverse product range In co-operation with Vladi Private Islands, Tchibo will …Read More: Europe: A Pound of Coffee and a Private Island? German Coffee Company Offers Islands for Sale

Environment

Canada: Progress Made in Plans to Purchase 100 Islands for Nature Protection

Middle and Outer Islands - Photo Courtesy of NS Nature Trust

More than 1,600 hectares of Crown Land along the coast of Nova Scotia have been designated as a so-called “wilderness area,” ensuring the conservation of valuable wetlands and islands.

Nova Scotia’s Government announced yesterday that over 1,600 hectares of Crown land has been designated as a so-called “wilderness area” The designation forms an integral …Read More: Canada: Progress Made in Plans to Purchase 100 Islands for Nature Protection

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Private Island Owner Gives Island Away to Local Province

Goat Island - Photo Courtesy of Mahone Islands Conservation Association

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association is celebrating the protection of yet another private island, after Goat Island was donated to the province of Nova Scotia this month.

Former owners John McLennan and family chose to donate Goat Island to the Province of Nova Scotia for the benefit of future generations The donation of the …Read More: Canada: Private Island Owner Gives Island Away to Local Province

Environment

Worldwide: Private Islands in Public Hands – The Future of the Private Island Market?

Farhad Vladi

The recent decision of a nature trust and provincial government of Nova Scotia (Canada) to buy 100 private islands on the coast of Nova Scotia is a turning point for the private island market, says Farhad Vladi in a letter to Private Island News.

Farhad Vladi – Vladi Private Islands

“The announcement …Read More: Worldwide: Private Islands in Public Hands – The Future of the Private Island Market?

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Nova Scotia’s Unclaimed Islands Return to Public Hands

Catalone Lake - Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

When land in Nova Scotia has no known owner, the property in question is listed as “owner unknown” within the Province’s land registration database. But what does this mean?

Catalone Lake – Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

When land in Nova Scotia has no known owner, the property in question is listed as …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia’s Unclaimed Islands Return to Public Hands

Environment

Nova Scotia: Last Call for Private Island Owners in Cape Breton

Catalone Lake - Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

Do you own any islands in Catalone Lake, Cape Breton County? If so, you’ve got until June 26 2015 to let the Department of Natural Resources know before it claims them for the Crown

Catalone Lake – Photo Courtesy of CapeBretonEstates.com

A series of small islands in Cape Breton have been earmarked …Read More: Nova Scotia: Last Call for Private Island Owners in Cape Breton

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Nova Scotian Conservation Group Adds New Island to Protected Area

Squid Island - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association is celebrating bringing another island into public ownership, with Squid Island forming the latest addition to their ever-expanding protected area.

Squid Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

With the help of the Province of Nova Scotia, the Mahone Islands Conservation Association (MICA) has succeeded in …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotian Conservation Group Adds New Island to Protected Area

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