Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Environment

Caribbean: Save Our Sharks! British Virgin Islands Announce Creation of Shark Sanctuary

In an attempt to counteract a dramatic decline of the region’s marine predator population, The British Virgin Islands has transformed its territorial waters into a safe-haven for all shark species.

(Bullshark image from www.wikipedia.com)

The British Virgin Islands has this week become the third country in the Caribbean region to declare its …Read More: Caribbean: Save Our Sharks! British Virgin Islands Announce Creation of Shark Sanctuary

Breaking Island News

Caribbean: Necker Island’s Great House Re-Opens for Business

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Sir Richard Branson’s luxurious Caribbean private island home, Necker Island, is finally back in business after a fire tragically destroyed the famous Great House just over two years ago.

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

After suffering a devastating fire in the early hours of August 22nd 2011, the …Read More: Caribbean: Necker Island’s Great House Re-Opens for Business

Environment

Caribbean: Branson strives for a plastic-free future on Necker Island

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The small change that could make a big difference: Richard Branson moves to eradicate plastic bottles from his private island paradise.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Whether reintroducing rare wildlife to the Caribbean, reducing the carbon imprint of his aircraft fleet, or pledging billions of dollars into the research …Read More: Caribbean: Branson strives for a plastic-free future on Necker Island

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Richard Branson Books Top Tennis Pros for 2012 Necker Cup

Necker Island (Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The most exciting private island sporting event of the year has just announced its roster of world-famous tennis players, with Novak Djokovic as the headliner.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Tennis aficionados should be thrilled at the recent announcement that top tennis pros including world number 2 ranked Novak …Read More: Caribbean: Richard Branson Books Top Tennis Pros for 2012 Necker Cup

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