Monday, December 10, 2018

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Micronesia: Australian Family Raffle-Off Their Pacific Private Island for Just $49

Kosrae Nautilus Resort

Quite simply – it’s the prize package of the century. For just AUD 49- you could become the proud owner of a private island resort in the South Pacific. What are you waiting for?!

An Australian family has announce plans to raffle-off their personal paradise island in Micronesia for just AUD 49 per ticket …Read More: Micronesia: Australian Family Raffle-Off Their Pacific Private Island for Just $49

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USA: Three State-Owned Florida Islands Earmarked for Further Nature Protection Status

Proposals are in place to protect Florida’s Dot-Dash-Dit Islands – an island group home to Tampa Bay’s only coastal colony of wood storks. A public comment session is planned for later this month.

Florida’s Dot-Dash-Dit Islands – a group of three mangrove islands in Manatee County, Tampa Bay – have been earmarked to be …Read More: USA: Three State-Owned Florida Islands Earmarked for Further Nature Protection Status

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Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

Norwegian Cruise Lines has just released the first tidbits of information regarding the long-awaited upgrade of Great Stirrup Cay – their flagship private island in the Bahamas.

Great Stirrup Cay

 

Just a few years after purchasing Belize’s Harvest Caye, cruising behemoth Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) has now revealed multi-million dollar plans …Read More: Caribbean: Cruise Line’s Bahaman Private Island to Undergo Exciting Face Lift

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USA: Another Two Lake Michigan Private Islands Preserved For Future Generations

St Martin Island, Wisconsin - Photo Courtesy of www.Nature.org

Wisconsin’s Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge is set to expand by approx. 1,290 acres as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the purchase of St. Martin Island and the Rocky Islands.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy) has announced the purchase of Martin Island and the Rocky …Read More: USA: Another Two Lake Michigan Private Islands Preserved For Future Generations

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USA: Mahoney Island Becomes Part of Maine’s Federal Wildlife Reserve

Maine Coastal Islands - Photo Courtesy of Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Mahoney Island is the latest island to join the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge – a joint initiative operated by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has further consolidated its portfolio of state-owned coastal properties after purchasing Mahoney Island from a …Read More: USA: Mahoney Island Becomes Part of Maine’s Federal Wildlife Reserve

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Caribbean: Food Blogger “Deliciously Ella” Ties the Knot in Perfect Private Island Ceremony

Mustique Island - Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Ella Henderson, star of healthy-eating food blog “Deliciously Ella”, tied the knot to her partner Matthew Mills in a low-key ceremony on popular private island resort of Mustique Island.

The author of one of the internet’s most popular healthy-eating blogs, “Deliciously Ella” eloped to Mustique Island with her partner of two years, Matthew Mills …Read More: Caribbean: Food Blogger “Deliciously Ella” Ties the Knot in Perfect Private Island Ceremony

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Canada: Nova Scotia’s 100 Wild Islands Protection Campaign “Close to the Finish Line”

Middle and Outer Islands - Photo Courtesy of NS Nature Trust

A ground-breaking campaign to protect 100 coastal islands is nearing completion, according to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust.  Just CA$ 300,000 separates the organization from its CA$ 3 million goal.

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is moving ever closer to completing its mission to protect over 100 wild islands off Canada’s Atlantic Coast According …Read More: Canada: Nova Scotia’s 100 Wild Islands Protection Campaign “Close to the Finish Line”

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Middle East: Red Sea Islands Reignite Egyptian Unrest

Tiran Island - Courtesy of EgyptianStreets.com

Angry protesters have taken to the streets of Cairo after President Sisi signed a new border demarcation agreement ceding the sovereignty of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

A new border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia was signed during King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud’s recent five-day visit to Cairo As …Read More: Middle East: Red Sea Islands Reignite Egyptian Unrest

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