There's always interesting news coming out of the Maldives. Today, in a design blog, I learned that the Maldives government is embarking on construction of "floating islands" as one of their moves to combat sea level rise. Floating islands may be familiar to you, as they're featured in Dubai. The interesting fact is while Dubai has made islands in the desert, the planned construction in the Maldives will help house inhabitants of an exising island, alread coping with climate impacts.

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