First News: First Floating City

By Christine Emelone
Monday, 22nd November 2021, 12:31 pm
Updated Monday, 22nd November 2021, 12:32 pm

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The world’s first floating city is set to be built in South Korea.

The aim of the project is to provide a possible solution for coastal cities that are threatened by rising sea levels.

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    Oceanix City aims to be a sustainable and affordable solution for human life on the ocean

    Oceanix City will consist of different platforms, all anchored to the seabed. They will be flood-proof as they can rise with the sea, and they’ll provide a community of 10,000 residents with fresh food and energy from the water around them.

    Three partners are involved with the project; the city of Busan, UN-Habitat and Oceanix.

    The executive director of UN-Habitat, Maimunah Mohd Sharif, said: “Instead of fighting with water, let us learn to live in harmony with it. We look forward to developing nature-based solutions through the floating city concept.”

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