Maldives To Drown In One Week – Saudis Invest $10 Billion

According to experts, the Maldives are going to drown before the end of the year.

26 Sep 1988 – Threat to islands

The Saudis are so worried about it, they are investing $10 billion in Maldives tourism.

Inhabitants of Maldives Atoll Fear a Flood of Saudi Money – The New York Times

This webcam shows the locals fleeing imminent doom.

Live Cam Maldives – Meeru Island

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3 Responses to Maldives To Drown In One Week – Saudis Invest $10 Billion

  1. richard says:

    The big problems for the Maldives started in the 1970s with the increase in tourism. Coral was used in the construction industry. By the the 1990s it was estimates that in 30 years the coral would be gone, a ban on using coral was put in place and today the Maldives are stable.

    Paper 5: Status of Coral Mining in the Maldives: Impacts and Management Options – By Abdulla Naseer, Marine Research Section, Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture Malé, Republic of Maldives

    http://www.fao.org/docrep/X5623E/x5623e0o.htm

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