Friday, March 1, 2024

Governments buying Islands

Great Britain: Private Island Preserved For Future Generations

Hook Island, UK - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A British conservation charity has purchased an eight hectare private island in England’s East Yorkshire region, protecting its wildlife and putting a halt to any existing development plans.

Hook Island, UK – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A British conservation charity, The Royal Society for the Protection of …Read More: Great Britain: Private Island Preserved For Future Generations

Governments buying Islands

China: Private Island Plans Enter Trial Phase in Guangdong Province

Map of Guangdong - Courtesy of www.itourbeijing.com

Authorities in Guangdong Province have this week announced plans to trial the use of two private islands along the South China Sea coast.

Map of Guangdong – Courtesy of www.itourbeijing.com

China’s interest in private islands continues to grow with local media reports suggesting that two uninhabited islands off the coast of …Read More: China: Private Island Plans Enter Trial Phase in Guangdong Province

Environment

Global: Seacology – Saving One Private Island At A Time

Seacology.org

Private Island News presents Seacology – a nonprofit environmental conservation organization dedicated to the preservation of island environments and ecology.

Seacology.org

As well as forming luxurious travel destinations, private islands are also hotbeds of ecological activity, providing shelter for an array of rare flora and fauna, many species of which can …Read More: Global: Seacology – Saving One Private Island At A Time

Breaking Island News

Update: Canadian Conservancy Group Successfully Acquires Bella Island

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association has successfully completed the purchase of Bella Island, a private island located in Nova Scotia.

The beautiful Mahone Bay – Photo Courtesy of Rob Garnett at Airscapes

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association (MICA) has this week reported that the acquisition of Bella Island – one of …Read More: Update: Canadian Conservancy Group Successfully Acquires Bella Island

Environment

Update: Fund-raising Campaign For Nova Scotian Private Island Gathers Pace

The beautiful Mahone Bay – Photo Courtesy of Rob Garnett at Airscapes

Fundraisers in Nova Scotia enter the final straight in their attempts to rescue one of the Atlantic province’s last privately owned islands: Bella Island

The beautiful Mahone Bay – Photo Courtesy of Rob Garnett at Airscapes

The Mahone Islands Conservation Association (MICA) has issued a huge thank-you to its supporters …Read More: Update: Fund-raising Campaign For Nova Scotian Private Island Gathers Pace

Island Market

Bahamas: Private Island Market Sees Improvement

Children's Bay Cay, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

A leading Bahamian realtor reports that interest in private islands for sale is at a five year high, with several high-end island estates set to be snapped up soon.

Children’s Bay Cay, Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

After suffering something of a downturn throughout the global recession, the private island market …Read More: Bahamas: Private Island Market Sees Improvement