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FishFood
01-21-2011, 09:14
The World is sinking: Dubai islands 'falling into the sea'

But the World, the ambitiously-constructed archipelago of islands shaped like the countries of the globe, is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence cited before a property tribunal.
The islands were intended to be developed with tailor-made hotel complexes and luxury villas, and sold to millionaires. They are off the coast of Dubai and accessible by yacht or motor boat.
Now their sands are eroding and the navigational channels between them are silting up, the British lawyer for a company bringing a case against the state-run developer, Nakheel, has told judges


The World is sinking: Dubai islands 'falling into the sea' - Telegraph (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/dubai/8271643/The-World-is-sinking-Dubai-islands-falling-into-the-sea.html)

Glad to see engineers using our oil money wisely.

inventor
01-21-2011, 09:18
No worries. It's turtles all the way down.

Davetowz
01-21-2011, 16:57
I'd dive it when it sinks

davepoff
01-23-2011, 20:08
Now I will be able to afford one as the property values will probably go down :)

Vercingetorix
01-24-2011, 07:13
Now I will be able to afford one as the property values will probably go down :)

-1 for bad, very bad, pun.

davepoff
01-24-2011, 20:26
Really, you could eventually have the ocean at your front porch.

bennerman
01-24-2011, 23:33
Really, you could eventually have the ocean at your front porch.

Imma smack you >=|

tacofranklin
01-25-2011, 07:20
Now I will be able to afford one as the property values will probably go down :)

we can go halfsies and start our own scuba park.

bigman241
01-25-2011, 07:44
I was thinking the same thing but I have a better idea for the scuba park. THe Aquatica research station off of the movie deep blue sea. Minus the huge sharks
we can go halfsies and start our own scuba park.