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The â€œWorldâ€ project â€” an artificial archipelago of 300 small islands arranged in the shape of a world map â€” is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence presented to a property tribunal in the emirate.
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.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.