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Urban Exodus

Sustainable eco-islands gain ground as the antithesis to pollution & city sprawl

Implications - Natural and manmade islands are emerging as hubs for sustainable living for climate refugees and environmentalists who are tired of pollution. Manmade islands are formed from human waste products, while natural islands make the most of their temperate climates (and the eco tourism boom) with abundant solar and wind power.
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Floating Island Boats
Floating Island Boats
Wally and Hermes Yacht WHY 58x38 is More Island Than Yacht
You’d think the best yacht on the market would look like a boat, right? Wrong! Introducing the latest in must have yachts, the Wally and Hermes Yacht WHY 58x38 (on account of its length and breadth). This… MORE
Eco-Island Homes
Eco-Island Homes
The Architectural Island House by Iroje KHM Architects
This architectural island house is floating on river confronting the graceful, natural landscape located in Gapyunggun, Gyeounggi-do, Korea. The shape of the building allows it to blend-in with the surrounding… MORE
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Movable Islands
Spiral Island is an Oasis That Floats on Recycled Plastic Bottles
Spiral Island is both an incredibly unique and impressive idea: the concept is simple, just build a floating island and live on it. The first floating island made by Spiral Island was torn apart during… MORE
play_circle_filled Sustainable Islands
Sustainable Islands
Bonaire is 100% Sustainable Caribbean Eco-Paradise
It’s places like the island of Bonaire that make me think that my pristine paradise is out there somewhere. This island within the Netherlands Antilles will be the first in the Caribbean to run on 100%… MORE
Manmade Islands from Trash
Manmade Islands from Trash
Turning a Gyre of Junk Into a Revitalized Ecosystem
There's a gyre in the Pacific Ocean whose converging currents have created a sea of trash and junk that is twice the size of Texas. University of British Columbia student Michael Barton proposed in his… MORE
Clean-Powered Islands
Clean-Powered Islands
Tuvalu Shoots for 100% Renewable Energy by 2020
The Pacific island nation of Tuvalu has set some bold goals in terms of energy efficiency: Tuvalu aims to be 100% powered by renewable energy by 2020. Tuvalu has been in the news before with regards to… MORE

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