Saturday, November 18, 2017

Environment

Maldives: How futuristic floating villages could solve some climate change challenges

Ever imagined playing a round of golf on a floating course, walking through an underwater tunnel to the clubhouse, where a glass elevator drops down to the main bar in the middle of a spectacular natural aquarium, all in a village of man-made private islands and villas?

No…this is not a futuristic movie, it is an innovative, government-approved 500 million dollar development project between a Dutch company and the Maldives government.

Maldives

Maldives

To find out how this incredibly ambitious project is going to be pulled off with a zero carbon footprint on the Maldives region, and offer potential long-term solutions to the threat of climate change in the area, see the following links:

http://www.dutchdocklands.com/l/library/download/1274
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/SPORT/golf/04/27/floating.golf.course/

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