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2011-01-21 10:10:00

The “World” project — an artificial archipelago of 300 small islands arranged in the shape of a world map — is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence presented to a property tribunal in the emirate.

2008-08-04 12:01:03

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2005-10-26 20:10:34

By Andrew Hammond DUBAI (Reuters) - Billion-dollar islands being built off the coast of Dubai offer wealthy tourists a chance to leave the world behind, but environmentalists say the Gulf's delicate marine ecosystem is paying the price for this perfect escape.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.