Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Development

Asia: China Debates Plans for Development of Uninhabited Islands

The province of Zhejiang is blessed with hundreds of beautiful islands, and officials are encouraging public debate about how to develop them.

(Uninhabited Islands near Zhoushan, Zhejiang)

In December, the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang held an unusual public meeting, with the …Read More: Asia: China Debates Plans for Development of Uninhabited Islands

Environment

Australia: The Island Where Wild Dolphins Come Bearing Gifts

The remote continent is renowned for its unique and often strange wildlife, but one scientific study of dolphins off Tangalooma Island Resort takes the cake.

(Image from www.tangalooma.com)

If you like seafood, you’ll love what the bottlenose dolphins of Moreton Bay have …Read More: Australia: The Island Where Wild Dolphins Come Bearing Gifts

Governments buying Islands

UK: British Couple Picked for Dream Job on Remote Skokholm Island

The life of an island castaway isn’t for everyone, but a rare and adventurous breed can thrive in remote places like Skokholm Island off the coast of Wales.

(Image from www.welshwildlife.org)

When a job was advertised for wardens to care for a …Read More: UK: British Couple Picked for Dream Job on Remote Skokholm Island

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Conservancies Cheer Official Protected Status for Troop Island

Two very dedicated conservancies raised enough funds to purchase a gorgeous private island in St. Margaret’s Bay, and now it has just been protected forever.

(Photo Copyright F. Vladi/Vladi Private Islands)

The Canadian province of Nova Scotia may not be world-renowned …Read More: Canada: Conservancies Cheer Official Protected Status for Troop Island