The number of artificial islands will increase, some as extensions of existing countries, others to create new micronations



McKinley Conway : Author
Currently, the most technologically advanced artificial island projects are found in Dubai. However, a few farsighted developers have experimented with accelerating coral growth to build artificial reefs and islands in mid-ocean and other methods of creating new land.


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