Tag: island

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The Bizarre Scheme to Transform a Remote Island into the New Dubai

What happens when an impoverished island nation enters into a deal to sell its own citizenship in bulk.

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Trouble in Paradise

Pitcairn Island is impossibly remote, populated by descendants of a ship of British mutineers. Revelations that child molestation and rape had been a way of life for generations exposed them to the outside world.

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Welcome to Utopia

On a remote island, a former airline executive and his wife are preparing for the world to end. Others are starting to join them.

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Amakusa: Islands of Dread

The history of a Japanese archipelago and its inhabitants, through rebellions and famine, a 20th century exodus for prostitution work across Asia, and finally depopulation and isolation.

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The Last Island of the Savages

A voyage to North Sentinel island, home to one of the last entirely isolated populations on Earth.

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The Last Penal Colony

The island of Coiba off the coast of Panama is both a nature preserve and an open-air prison.