GEOGRAPHY IN THE NEWS:
Are politically independent floating city-states part of the geography of the future? Earlier this year, French Polynesia agreed to let construction begin on a floating city off its shores in international waters. "Long the stuff of science fiction, so-called 'seasteading' has in recent years matured from pure fantasy into something approaching reality, and there are now companies, academics, architects and even a government working together on a prototype by 2020." www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/business/dealbook/seasteading-floating-cities.html
Leave a Reply.
Blog sharing news about geography, philosophy, world affairs, and outside-the-box learning
This blog also appears on Facebook: