Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Development

UAE: Underwater Villas Planned for Dubai’s Artificial Island Complex “The World”

A series of futuristic underwater villas in Dubai’s “The World” are about to be launched for sale, just weeks after Private Island News revealed that work on the artificial island project has restarted.

(Aerial View from Wikipedia)

A community of futuristic, underwater villas has this week been unveiled to a select group …Read More: UAE: Underwater Villas Planned for Dubai’s Artificial Island Complex “The World”

Development

UAE: Work Set to Continue on Controversial Artificial Island Project The World Dubai

Construction company Dutch Docklands has confirmed that the next stage of the UAE’s’ much maligned World Islands project is set to continue, with Australasia touted as its latest addition.

The World Dubai – Aerial View from Wikipedia

Construction company Dutch Docklands has confirmed that the next stage of the United Arab Emirates’ …Read More: UAE: Work Set to Continue on Controversial Artificial Island Project The World Dubai

Development

Pacific: United Arab Emirates Agrees to Fund Solar Energy Projects in the Pacific Islands

Tavanipupu, Solomon Islands

The United Arab Emirates has signed a partnership agreement with a series of highly vulnerable Pacific Island nations to develop four new USD 50 million, 1.8 MW solar voltaic energy projects.

The Solomon Islands – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Whilst they may not be known for having the best track …Read More: Pacific: United Arab Emirates Agrees to Fund Solar Energy Projects in the Pacific Islands

Development

UAE: Ambitious Solar-Powered Private Island Development Planned for Ras al-Khaimah

Falcon Island - Courtesy of www.constructionweekonline.com

On Falcon Island it’s not just the holiday-goers that will be soaking up the sun – the island itself is set to be powered exclusively using solar energy.

Falcon Island – Courtesy of www.constructionweekonline.com

Man-made islands are nothing new in the United Arab Emirates – indeed, love them or hate them, the …Read More: UAE: Ambitious Solar-Powered Private Island Development Planned for Ras al-Khaimah

Environment

UAE: A New Conservation Victory for the Discovery Islands

As the legacy of nature-loving Sheikh Zayed, a set of six paradise isles in the Persian Gulf have been permanently preserved as a haven for rare species.

(Discovery Islands Courtesy of www.desertislands.com)

At first glance, the dry, arid desert of the United Arab Emirates doesn’t seem like the most hospitable …Read More: UAE: A New Conservation Victory for the Discovery Islands