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.
Read more at: https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/uae-tow-icebergs-antarctica-drinking-water/3174475/
The Guardian did reports another interesting statement about such an ambitious project.
Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/05/could-towing-icebergs-to-hot-places-solve-the-worlds-water-shortage
Thanks and Credit: Northenstar and The Guardian