DUBAI – THE MARINE HEALTH 2006

The Marine Environmental Impacts of Artificial Island Construction, Dubai, UAE
Bayyinah Salahuddin
2006

“Planting a tree doesn’t bring back a whole forest. If you
plant a native Sable tree outside your home in Florida,
does this replace the trees that were cut down to build your
house? Nakheel cannot replace or mitigate for the coral
they’ve killed.”

—Dr. Bernhard Riegl, on Nakheel’s destruction of
coral, particularly at The Palm Jebel Ali

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