Friday, June 22, 2018

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

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Maldives: A Solar Future for “The Best Hotel in the World” as Gili Lankanfushi Goes Renewable

Gili Lankanfushi's Solar Panel - Photo Courtesy of HotelierMaldives.com

A Maldives private island resort recently voted as TripAdvisor’s “Best Hotel in the World” is showing its green credentials after investing in the region’s largest floating solar panel.

Gili Lankanfushi has teamed up with Austrian company Swimsol in order to bring a more sustainable future to the Maldives Republic The luxury resort has invested …Read More: Maldives: A Solar Future for “The Best Hotel in the World” as Gili Lankanfushi Goes Renewable

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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?

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New Zealand: Conservationists Transform Private Island into Unique Wildlife Experiment

Rotoroa Island - Photo Courtesy of Rotoroa.org.nz

A private island in New Zealand’s Hauraki Gulf has been transformed into a unique wildlife experiment, complete with walking trails, heritage buildings and even holiday homes.

Rotoroa Island was once a facility to recovering alcoholics and addicts, but has since undergone an incredible transformation into a bold, new wildlife experiment With the help of …Read More: New Zealand: Conservationists Transform Private Island into Unique Wildlife Experiment

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New Zealand: Government Steps in to Save Island Sanctuary

Great Barrier Island - Photo Courtesy of AucklandSphere.org

The New Zealand Government has moved a step closer to securing the future of one of Auckland’s most historic sanctuary’s after a placing a bid for the Kotuku Peninsula on Great Barrier Island.

An 80 ha nature sanctuary has been saved from the threat of development after the New Zealand Government stepped in with …Read More: New Zealand: Government Steps in to Save Island Sanctuary

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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

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Seychelles: North Island - A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

A delegation from the Seychelles Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change called by at North Island to witness the private island’s progress to becoming an ecological giant.

North Island – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

During an official visit earlier this week, the Seychelles’ Principal Secretary for the Environment, Alain …Read More: Seychelles: North Island – A Triumph for Eco-Tourism and Rare Species Protection

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Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island CEO Announced as Young Global Leader

The founder and CEO of Song Saa, Rory Hunter, has been singled out by the World Economic Forum a Young Global Leader as a result of his pioneering work in the field of sustainable tourism.

Song Saa – Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The Song Saa Private Island Team has had …Read More: Cambodia: Song Saa Private Island CEO Announced as Young Global Leader

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