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Canadian Couple Built Their Own Self-Sustaining Island

 6 - This is Freedom Cove in present day, resembling a small town.

1. Artists Wayne Adams and Catherine King spend their days completely immersed in nature. The Canadian couple lives off-the-grid on a floating sustainable island fittingly named "Freedom Cove".

1 - Artists Wayne Adams and Catherine King spend their days completely immersed in nature. The Canadian couple lives off-the-grid on a floating sustainable island fittingly named "Freedom Cove".

2. This is the beginning of the project, back in 1991.

2 - This is the beginning of the project, back in 1991.

3. A year later in 1992, it now looks like a proper house.

3 - A year later  in 1992, it now looks like a proper house.

4. King and Adams say that the Cove, cast on Cypress Bay in Tofino, British Columbia, has allowed them to interact with nature without interfering in it.

4 - King and Adams say that the Cove, cast on Cypress Bay in Tofino, British Columbia, has allowed them to interact with nature without interfering in it.

5. In 1998 things really started to expand.

5 - In 1998 things really started to expand.

6. This is Freedom Cove in present day, resembling a small town.

6 - This is Freedom Cove in present day, resembling a small town.

7. Freedom Cove is a paradise more than 20 years in the making, and it's not finished yet. Wayne and Catherine continue to brainstorm new pieces to add to their already spectacular puzzle.

7 - Freedom Cove is a paradise more than 20 years in the making, and it's not finished yet. Wayne and Catherine continue to brainstorm new pieces to add to their already spectacular puzzle.

8. The island features greenhouses, an art gallery and a lighthouse tower, all of which are fashioned from recycled materials and painted bright shades of pinks and purples. The couple grows their own food on the expansive gardens that weave through the property and harnesses the Sun's energy from an array of solar panels.

8 - The island features greenhouses, an art gallery and a lighthouse tower, all of which are fashioned from recycled materials and painted bright shades of pinks and purples. The couple grows their own food on the expansive gardens that weave through the property and harnesses the Sun's energy from an array of solar panels.

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9 - Canadian Couple Built Their Own Self-Sustaining Island

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10 - Canadian Couple Built Their Own Self-Sustaining Island

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11 - Canadian Couple Built Their Own Self-Sustaining Island

12. "We live our life in a manner that, we hope, adds to the health of the environment," explains King. "We do our best to live this way every day."

12 - "We live our life in a manner that, we hope, adds to the health of the environment," explains King. "We do our best to live this way every day."
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