Saturday, April 21, 2018

Development

Canada: First Nations Condemn Plans to Transform Island into LNG Site

Lelu Island & the Skeena Estuary - Photo Courtesy of OceanEcology.ca

First Nations groups in British Columbia have expressed outrage at proposals to transform an island into a liquefied natural gas terminal, citing a gross infringement of aboriginal rights.

Lelu Island & the Skeena Estuary – Photo Courtesy of OceanEcology.ca

First Nation groups in British Columbia (Canada) have united to condemn plans to …Read More: Canada: First Nations Condemn Plans to Transform Island into LNG Site

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Arctic: Russian Military Helicopters Discover New Island in Arctic Waters

During a routine mission in the Laptev Sea, two Russian helicopter pilots stumbled across a previously unknown island between the Port of Tiksi and the New Siberian Islands.

Yaya Island – Photo Courtesy of www.russia-ic.com

During a routine mission to transport military equipment unspecified equipment to the New Siberian Islands, two Russian …Read More: Arctic: Russian Military Helicopters Discover New Island in Arctic Waters

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Switzerland: Controversial Plans for Man-Made Islands In Lake Zurich

Ufenau - Photo Courtesy of Farhad Vladi

Private Island News reveals controversial new plans to create a host of man-made islands within Switzerland’s Lake Zurich. According to authorities, people and nature will profit.

Lützelau – Photo Courtesy of Farhad Vladi

The head of Swiss-based planning group Zimmerberg (ZPZ) has revealed controversial plans to construct a series of artificial islands …Read More: Switzerland: Controversial Plans for Man-Made Islands In Lake Zurich

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UAE: Ambitious Solar-Powered Private Island Development Planned for Ras al-Khaimah

Falcon Island - Courtesy of www.constructionweekonline.com

On Falcon Island it’s not just the holiday-goers that will be soaking up the sun – the island itself is set to be powered exclusively using solar energy.

Falcon Island – Courtesy of www.constructionweekonline.com

Man-made islands are nothing new in the United Arab Emirates – indeed, love them or hate them, the …Read More: UAE: Ambitious Solar-Powered Private Island Development Planned for Ras al-Khaimah

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Ireland: Lambay Island Set For Controversial Luxury Development

One of Ireland’s most enigmatic private islands is set to be transformed into a luxurious retreat in a daring development that could take as long as ten years to complete.

Lambay Island – Courtesy of UCD.ie

As news breaks that the enigmatic owners of Lambay Island have agreed to open the doors …Read More: Ireland: Lambay Island Set For Controversial Luxury Development

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Caribbean: Cruise Industry Makes Further Advances Across Caribbean Islands

The port authority of a popular private island destination has this week signed terms with two major cruise liners in a long-term move to boost tourist numbers by up to 425,000 guests per year.

Sandy Spit – British Virgin Islands (Image Copyright Farhad Vladi)

Just months after announcing their intention to develop …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Industry Makes Further Advances Across Caribbean Islands

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Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

Isla Viveros - Courtesy of Tevami.com

Donald Trump’s Panamanian private island project is rapidly approaching completion, with the resort’s official opening already touted for 2014.

Isla Viveros – Courtesy of Tevami.com

Millionaire mogul Donald Trump is pressing forward in his efforts to complete the construction of Panama’s first ever private island beach club. Located in Panama’s picturesque Pearl …Read More: Panama: Donald Trump Starts Work on Panama’s First Private Island Beach Club

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Seychelles: Private Island Developers Court Chinese Investors

Eden Island - Photo Courtesy of www.scmp.com

A prominent Seychelles developer turns to private islands to entice property investors from Hong Kong and China to the famous Indian Ocean archipelago.

Eden Island – Photo Courtesy of www.scmp.com

A Seychellois developer has turned his attention to the lucrative Chinese and Hong Kong markets on the search for potential investors for …Read More: Seychelles: Private Island Developers Court Chinese Investors

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