Going Green

Icebergs to be towed from Antarctica to United Arab Emirates for drinking water


The United Arab Emirates is planning to tow icebergs from Antarctica to its coast to solve its issues with drinking water.

The National Advisor Bureau Limited company plans to provide a new source of freshwater for the region by towing the iceberg from Antarctica to the coast of the eastern emirate of Fujairah. 

The Masdar city-based company then plans to mine the iceberg for drinking water.

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