Jan 23rd 2011 12:52PM Very disappointing article. That the project is facing tough times is without a doubt. But this article is quite subjective and there is no hard evidence that the islands are actually sinking. Although risks of erosion are certainly there when the islands remain undeveloped for a long time (10-15 years+). See http://www.constructionweekonline.com/article-10846-nakheels-the-world-risks-erosion-if-not-developed/
The image above is a clear photoshop, australia and new zealand have never been made as that sub area of the World was dubbed Oceania and featured a completely different design.
Here's a real shot of the Palm back in 2006:
You see the islands have never been 'neatly defined islands in the shape of recognizable countries and continents', but always been ragged sandy blobs...
Aug 21st 2010 12:53PM Andreas Schwarz will be the CEO of the revival of Gemballa, he's not in charge of the remains, not until the official restart is announced at least.
Nov 27th 2007 6:18PM Back in september 2006 an LP640 already did 219mph on an highway in Belgium....