Saturday, October 21, 2017

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Nova Scotia’s Passion for Island Conservation

Backmans Island

Years ago, the Canadian government sold off tracts of land – including small islands – to private buyers. With strong public support, non-profits and the Government of Canada are now putting this land back in the public domain.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

…Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia’s Passion for Island Conservation

Development

Futurist James Martin’s Historic Bermudan Isle

The tiny Agar’s Island may very well be the oldest “private island” in North America. Now, this unique isle is home to a man who has made a fortune predicting humanity’s future.

The Independent UK has published a fascinating article about the visionary educator and futurologist James Martin, who owns the four-acre Agar’s Island, …Read More: Futurist James Martin’s Historic Bermudan Isle