Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Island Market

USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

The banyan trees planted by Thomas Edison on inventor Charles Burgess’s Little Bokeelia Island still flourish today, and you could actually purchase this unique piece of history.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Offering complete solitude and an inspiringly beautiful natural environment, a private island seems like the …Read More: USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

Environment

Australia: Tourism Concerns over Vast New Marine Reserve

The isolated continent has long been at the vanguard of environmental policy, and a newly designated marine reserve will make its acres under protection the largest in the world.

(Satellite of the Great Barrier Reef by NASA)

Ahead of this year’s Earth Summit in Rio de Janiero, where the …Read More: Australia: Tourism Concerns over Vast New Marine Reserve