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Hong Kong International Airport Master Plan 2030 Land reclamation (English version)
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How The Dutch Dug Up Their Country From The Sea
 
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The Dutch have a saying: “God created the world, but the Dutch created the Netherlands”. Today we will see why. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Like & Share! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/averythingchannel/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AveryThing ----------------------------------------------------------------------- The Dutch polders are the largest land reclamation projects in the world, a true marvel of engineering which added nearly 20% of land to the country, and its fertile land makes the Netherlands the second largest exporter of food in the world. In the last episode we looked at how a large dike was constructed to block seawater from flooding the inner regions of the netherlands. In this episode we’re going to look at how parts of this inland water area was drained and turned into fertile land. While this is part of a series, you don’t need to have watched the first episode to understand this one. I try to make my videos as stand-alone as I can. Ever since the 16th century, large areas of land have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes, amounting to over 50% of the country’s current land area if you include every lake ever laid dry. The process of land reclamation in the Netherlands is mainly done through Poldering. It is the process of draining water from a lake or by placing dikes around an area of water and THEN draining it until you are left with very fertile land. And this is what Lely proposed: build a dike to stop the sea water, then build smaller dikes inside this newly formed lake, and one-by-one drain the water. This land was rich in clay, could be settled, and could be farmed, which in turn meant that the Dutch government could tax them, and make A LOT of money.
Land Reclamation in Dubai
 
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Earth from Space - Reclaimed lands
 
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Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. In this second edition, we look at a Landsat-5 image of the intertidal Wadden Sea and reclaimed lands in the Netherlands. ESA has recently opened archived Landsat data for use by the scientific community, free of charge.
From Swamp to City: Story of Land Reclamation | 10 Things You Don't Know About Singapore
 
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Land reclamation defines Singapore from its very beginnings. Learn about its history and discover how swamp land was turned into prime real estate. About 10 Things You Don't Know About Singapore Actor, director and writer Jonathan Lim dedicates the hour to uncovering new twists and tidbits behind historical tales, figures and places you thought you knew about Singapore but actually did not. For example, did you know that Singapore’s most infamous red light district is also its most religious? Or that Singapore imports more Scotch per capita than any other country? Or that its people get so little sleep that every night, even Singaporean babies sleep 2 hours less than their Western counterparts? Prepare to have your mind blown not once, but ten times over, in 10 Things You Don’t Know about Singapore! Watch more HISTORY. Find out more on https://www.historyasia.com Subscribe to HISTORY on YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/user/historyasiatv Like HISTORY on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/HISTORYasia Follow HISTORY on Twitter : https://www.twitter.com/HistoryAsia
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Maldives 2016 land reclamation Van Oord
 
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Maldives 2016 Land reclamation Van Oord - Snijder I flew a lot with the "drone" so i could record a lot This is what i made of it Don't forget to put the quality on 1080P and put on the speakers Hope you like it - let me know - feedback is welcome Really liked this job All have been shot with the Phantom 3 Professional 1080P 50fr/s check out http://dronefototexel.nl/ find me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ja.nee.35 My YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsP-fNDplJjuFXH57gT6DmA
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Philippines Land Reclamation
 
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The Philippines is a small country with a large population. This makes land a valuable commodity and relatively expensive. Cities often fill in coastal areas with rock taken from the mountains to give them more land for public use. Large areas near Cebu City are built on reclaimed land and other cities, such as Naga, have used reclaimed land for public use. Over the past few years Compostela has been slowly building such a public use area on land reclaimed from the sea. The Compostela Fiesta and Queseo Fiesta were both able to put this land to good use this year.
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Eydhafushi land reclamation project begins
 
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Eydhafushi land reclamation project begins Visit www.eydhafushitimes.com for latest news from baa atoll
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Monaco's Mediterranean Expansion | The B1M
 
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The small European nation of Monaco is facing a housing crisis. As a result, a $2BN, 15-acre expansion into the Mediterranean Sea is now underway. For more by The B1M subscribe now: http://ow.ly/GxW7y Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here: http://www.theb1m.com/video/monacos-mediterranean-expansion Images courtesy of CREVISIO, Andreas Einaudi, Hampus Cullin, Valode + Pistre Architects, Google, Dan Cortese, Jan De Nul Group and Bouygues Construction. This video was originally published on 04 April 2018 with an incorrect image credit at 0:01. The correct credit for this image is CREVISIO. This was amended on 04 September 2018. Learn more about CREVISIO here: http://crevisio.com View this video and more at http://www.TheB1M.com Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheB1M Like us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/TheB1M Follow us on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-b1m-ltd B1M pictures on - http://instagram.com/theb1m/ We welcome you sharing our content to inspire others, but please be nice and play by our rules: http://www.theb1m.com/guidelines-for-sharing Our content may only be embedded onto third party websites by arrangement. We have established partnerships with domains to share our content and help it reach a wider audience. If you are interested in partnering with us please contact [email protected] Ripping and/or editing this video is illegal and will result in legal action. © 2018 The B1M Limited | Share + Inspire
Views: 242297 The B1M
Rare look at China's artificial island-building project
 
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The U.S. says China is reclaiming land in the South China Sea. Artificial islands under construction could become military bases. China denied CBS News access, but Seth Doane got as close as any Westerner might.
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Why China is building islands in the South China Sea
 
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China claims they aren't military bases, but their actions say otherwise. Help us make more ambitious videos by joining the Vox Video Lab. It gets you exclusive perks, like livestream Q&As with all the Vox creators, a badge that levels up over time, and video extras bringing you closer to our work! Learn more at http://bit.ly/video-lab China is building islands in the South China sea and its causing disputes among the other nations in the region; Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, and Indonesia. The US has many allies in the region and uses its massive Navy to patrol international waters, keeping shipping lanes open for trade To truly understand the international conflicts and trends shaping our world you need a big-picture view. Video journalist Sam Ellis uses maps to tell these stories and chart their effects on foreign policy. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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Artificial Island Project
 
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Artificial Island Project artificial island consider one of mega structures project which need a high technical skills to be designed and constructed and this video give a brief overall view about graduation project for it which illustrate the steps of constructions and design Portsaid University Faculty of Engineering Civil Engineering Department ________________________ Project Team Ahmed Lebleb Amr Dador Mostafa El-shawarby Mohamed Elnaba Abanoub Saad _______________________ Supervised By Dr : Ehab Tolba Dr : El-sayd Galal Eng :Taha Eleryan ________________________ Teacher assistant Eng : Mohamed Hamed Eng : Ahmed El-ghandour _______________________ Architecture Designer Eng : Aya Elghandour ______________________ Rendered and Edited By Mohamed Shalaby Have a nice watch with High Quality Copyright © mohamed shalaby . All rights reserved
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Deerfield Beach Florida Beach Reclamation
 
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At high tide, especially in the summer, the ocean was washing against the sea wall, so sand was pumped from 150 yards offshore and 1/2 mile north, through 24 inch steel pipe to widen and raise the beach.
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Cities: Skylines #22, Draining The Ocean
 
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Land is for humans not fish...
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The polder - unique landscape under sea level
 
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The Netherlands is known for its polders. Approximately one third of the Netherlands lies under sea level. Dams, dikes and sluices keep the water out, and pumping stations ensure that the groundwater remains at safe levels. This water level is expressed NAP (Normaal Amsterdams Peil -- Normal Amsterdam Water Level).
Monaco offshore urban extension - Construction Methods
 
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Discover the construction methods Bouygues Travaux Publics and its Monegasque partners will use to develop six hectares of a new eco-neighbourhood primarily consisting of housing (60,000 m²), public facilities, an extension to the Grimaldi Forum, a public car park, a marina with pedestrian wharves, a landscaped park, a seafront promenade and a shaded, planted walkway running the length of the Japanese Garden.
Views: 78710 Bouygues Construction
Reclamation & Tunnelling
 
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Virtual construction animation to show proposal for reclamation of land for a new highway and tunnel system along a shoreline. NOTE : The final design of the reclamation reduced the amount of fill material required and reduced the overall construction programme. This video does not represent the final solution.
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Why The Netherlands Isn't Under Water
 
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Why Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s Lantau land reclamation plan is so controversial
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has unveiled a 1,700-hectare reclamation blueprint off Lantau to ease the city’s long-standing housing problem. The government plans to build several artificial islands to the east of the city’s biggest island around Kau Yi Chau and Hei Ling Chau. However, the initiative now faces public backlash over environmental impact, lack of consultation and cost.
Land Reclamation: The Process | Gold Rush
 
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When the crews begin mining gold, they always have an end in mind. Watch the process of land reclamation in action. Don't miss ALL NEW episodes of Gold Rush, Fridays at 9/8c on Discovery: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/gold-rush Subscribe to Discovery: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=discoverynetworks Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Discovery
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Holland's Barriers to The Sea
 
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The Delta Works in the Netherlands (Holland) is the largest flood protection project in the world. This project consists of a number of surge barriers, for examples: 1- The Oosterscheldekering is the largest of the 13 ambitious Delta Works series of dams and storm surge barriers and it is the largest surge barrier in the world, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) long. The dam is based on 65 concrete pillars with 62 steel doors, each 42 metres wide. It is designed to protect the Netherlands from flooding from the North Sea. 2- The Maeslantkering is a storm barrier with two movable arms; when the arms are open the waterway remains an important shipping route however when the arms close a protective storm barrier is formed for the city of Rotterdam. Closing the arms of the barrier is a completely automated process done without human intervention. The Great Wall of Louisiana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xOWEbq6WRM Levees http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/levees.html Thames Flood Barrier http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/thames-flood-barrier.html MOSE Project http://engineers-channel.blogspot.com/p/mose-project.html
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Fishermen Under Siege: Land Reclamation Is Destroying Penang's Fishing Tradition
 
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This is a short documentary about how the fishermen of Penang in Malaysia are losing their livelihoods as land is reclaimed from the sea for high-end urban development. #Penang #Malaysia #Landreclamation Get my book, Ghost Cities of China: https://amzn.to/2Mvr2iX My gear for this video: Cinema camera: http://amzn.to/2FmgeQS Big camera: http://amzn.to/2hHXIVb Small camera: http://amzn.to/2zpLFnA Drone: http://amzn.to/2ieAGsW Gimbal camera: http://amzn.to/2hIirIk Action cam: http://amzn.to/2xIkoj3 Favorite lens: http://amzn.to/2yqRJhC Sound recorder: http://amzn.to/2kO17X6 Subscribe for more videos here: http://tinyurl.com/subscribe-vagabond-journey Who am I? Https://www.vagabondjourney.com LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/wadeshepard My book: http://amzn.to/2iAlg2a To purchase clips from this video contact us at vagabondsong[at]gmail.com.
Views: 5802 Wade Shepard
Sea reclamation project won't work.
 
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The Pheu Thai party's megaproject to reclaim 300 square kilometres of new land in the Gulf of Thailand could have a severe environmental impact and fail to protect Bangkok from flooding, an environmental academic says.
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The Palm Island, Dubai UAE - Megastructure Development
 
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An awe-inspiring engineering feat, Dubai Palm Islands is definitely the largest artificial islands on earth. These Islands are three man made islands in the form of massive palm trees connected to the beaches of Dubai. The first island is the Palm Jumeirah, Jebel Ali Palm second and the third is the Palm Deira which is the biggest of them all. This artificial archipelago located off the coastline of United Arab Emirates in Persian Gulf. Dubai islands project was commissioned by Sheikh Mohammed in an effort to maximize beachfront property. Dubai's palm tree-shaped resort island on land built from the sea will contribute 120 km of beaches. Aside from the construction of the ambitious expansion, there is also the problem of constructing a mini city, which consists of 4,500 high-end residential homes, miles of roads, luxurious hotels and many amenities that will require basic human resources including electricity, safe drinking water and many more. This enormous project will position Dubai as one of the top tourist destinations in the world. I will tell you why these islands have appeared and that they must satisfy. Dubai is an emirate that open sea about 50 km (an estimate) and the sites required for building projects are on the beach. To view course and especially to "park" in front of the yacht's property or even assembly. Well when the beach was not available, and demand persists, the beach had invented. And it appeared artificial islands. Hence so sophisticated forms of the islands: they had to provide a larger opening to the ocean. This new concept quickly caught on. 'Only a' product 'high-end, the latest wrinkle in the most creative developers metropolis. A new source of land, location of the trick of the planet Earth! The job went, the two islands were settled immediately, with mixed development, spectacular, exorbitant, and finally in Dubai's specific style ... In parallel to the World archipelago started building and other projects are still on the drawing board Nakheel, developer. But crisis compels us to winter a little ... Where is the dream of similar islands: In Lebanon, wants to build a cedar shaped islands, the symbol of this country. Russia wants to try an island / an archipelago in Black in Sochi at the 2014 Olympics, at least that is speaking through the past years. Also in Japan there are several large airports built on artificial islands. The Palm Islands are artificial peninsulas constructed of sand dredged from the bottom of the Persian Gulf by the Belgian company Jan De Nul and the Dutch company Van Oord. The sand is sprayed by the dredging ships, which are guided by DGPS, onto the required area in a process known as rain-bowing because of the arcs in the air when the sand is sprayed. The outer edge of each Palm's encircling crescent is a large rock breakwater. The breakwater of the Palm Jumeirah has over seven million tons of rock. The Palm Islands are an artificial archipelago (islands) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Major commercial and residential infrastructures will be constructed by Nakheel Properties, a property developer in The UAE. The Belgian and Dutch dredging and marine contractors, Jan De Nul and Van Oord, some of the world's specialists in land reclamation, were hired to complete construction. The islands are the Palm Jumeirah, the Palm Jebel Ali and the Palm Deira. Each settlement will be in the shape of a palm tree, topped with a crescent. The settlements will have a large number of residential, leisure and entertainment centers. The Palm Islands are located off the coast of The UAE in the Persian Gulf and will add 520 kilometers of beaches to the city of Dubai. The first two islands will comprise of approximately 100 million cubic meters of rock and sand. The Palm Deira will be composed of approximately one billion cubic meters of rock and sand. All materials will be quarried in The UAE. Among the three islands, there will be over 100 luxury hotels, exclusive residential beach side villas and apartments, marinas, water theme parks, restaurants, shopping malls, sports facilities and health spas. The creation of the Palm Jumeirah began in June 2001. Shortly after, the Palm Jebel Ali was announced and reclamation work began. The Palm Deira is planned to have a surface area of 46.35 square kilometers and was announced for development in October 2004. GC Privé ~ A world of luxury www.gcprive.com
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Singapore Time-Lapse 1984 to 2012
 
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Satellite imagery time-lapse of Singapore from 1984 to 2012 taken by Landsat satellite shows the extensive land reclamation of parts of Singapore, especially Changi, Tekong, Jurong Island and Tuas areas.
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The Films of Ernest Kleinberg:  The Netherlands: Struggle for Land
 
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The inspiring story of the development of flood control and land reclamation in the Netherlands: the struggle of a people whose hard work, persistence and character built their country and protected their land from natural disaster. Documents the labor-intensive construction of the dikes and polders of the Zuiderzee and in the Rhine delta. Includes unique historical scenes of the founding of Lelystad on land reclaimed from the sea. Produced in 1969. Ernest Kleinberg (1910-1980) was born in Breslau, Germany. He grew up in Vienna, where he became a photographer for American news agencies and Life magazine. In March 1938 he was arrested by the Gestapo for photographing Hitler's march into Vienna. Released six weeks later thanks to pressure from American friends, he escaped to New York where he resumed photography and rescued his entire family from Nazi Austria. In the early 1950s he became a self-taught film producer. He subsequently completed more than 25 documentary movies. Click this link for other films by Ernest Kleinberg: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMeD4hqUyfUlm6ZV_UdCv0A/videos?view_as=subscriber
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Class10 | NCERT | Land Reclamation in Bombay | 10th Std | History | CBSE | Home Revise
 
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Our content consists of the entire 10th standard syllabus in a fun learning method with various sounds and animations. It is as per the current syllabus and helps explain each chapter in detail. This makes the learning very easy and entertaining. Visit us: https://goo.gl/HtmKZt About Home Revise: Home Revise provides the content of CBSE / State Board syllabus in a digital, multimedia form which makes study easy, interesting, enjoyable & memorable. #CBSE #HomeRevise #Science Subscribe to Home Revise: https://www.youtube.com/user/homerevise1 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/homerevise21 Follow us on Linked in: https://www.linkedin.com/company/home-revise-education-pvt.ltd
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Polder Development at Pulau Tekong
 
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HDB will use a new method to reclaim land to add 810 hectares to Pulau Tekong at its north-western tip by 2022. The polder development method needs less sand, and has minimal impact on the marine life and environment. Watch the video to find out more. Details: http://www.hdb.gov.sg/cs/infoweb/press-release/pr-16112016-pulau-tekong © 2016 Housing & Development Board. All rights reserved. No part of this video may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means.
Tokyo Bay-side Landfill~Structure, Maintenance, Land-use~
 
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Tokyo Bay-side Landfill~Structure, Maintenance, Land-use~ (Tokyo Metropolitan Government hope to share our experiences and technologies obtained through the bay-side disposal sites in the Port of Tokyo; well-planned development, environmentally-friendly structures and construction, sanitary landfilling of waste, and appropriate maintenance and management.)
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History of Flevoland and the Zuiderzee Works
 
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I decided not to show the planned Markerwadden, since the current island is too small to fit :( Enjoy! Music: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mozart_Symphony_40_G_minor_-_1_Molto_allegro.oga (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)
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Into the sea: Monaco rules the waves with ambitious land extension project - life
 
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During 150 years Monaco, perched on its rocky outcrop in the Mediterranean, has reclaimed 40 hectares of land from the sea. Now that process is set to continue with plans for a new offshore extension, "Portier Cove":http://en.gouv.mc/News/Concession-agreement-signed-for-Portier-Cover-land-reclamation-project, to be completed by 2020. It will help Monaco continue to welcome new residents. Since 2012, 600 more people per year have settled in the Principality. "There are not many countries that ca… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2015/10/12/into-the-sea-monaco-rules-the-waves-with-ambitious-land-extension-project What are the top stories today? Click to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSyY1udCyYqBeDOz400FlseNGNqReKkFd euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronews euronews is available in 13 languages: https://www.youtube.com/user/euronewsnetwork/channels In English: Website: http://www.euronews.com/news Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/euronews Twitter: http://twitter.com/euronews Google+: http://google.com/+euronews VKontakte: http://vk.com/en.euronews
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Beijing steps up South China Sea land reclamation
 
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KT McFarland on what this new report means for U.S. national security
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Geography- Land reclamation animation
 
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I do not own this. This is used solely for educational purposes :)
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Building Sea City (Engineering Documentary) | Spark
 
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This stylish, lavishly photographed HD documentary follows the team on the ground in Kuwait as they race to beat critical deadlines while the temperature rises to the extremes of mid-summer. There are bridges to finish, water gates to be built and installed, millions of cubic metres of dynamic compaction to be done – literally smashing the ground flat enough to bear the weight of buildings on it – and mangrove plants to nurture at the absolute northern limit of their possible cultivation. All this before new lagoons can be flooded in late 2009, and while the first families are already moving into their new homes alongside the first flooded lagoons. First Broadcast in 2005. Content Provided by DCD. Any queries, contact us at hello[email protected] Subscribe to Spark for more amazing science, tech and engineering videos - https://goo.gl/LIrlur Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SparkDocs/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spark_channel/?hl=undefined #Seascity #engineering #kuwait #building #construction #science #technology #water #ocean #beach #city
Views: 1382790 Spark
Land reclamation on some South China Sea islands to complete soon
 
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China's land reclamation projects on some stationed islands and reefs in the South China Sea will be completed soon. That's according to a press release issued by China's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday. The ministry says the main purpose of the construction activities is to meet civilian demands. They will also help China perform its international obligations and responsibilities like maritime search and rescue, disaster prevention and mitigation, and marine scientific research. The ministry says China will continue to uphold the freedom of navigation as well as peace and stability in the South China Sea.
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US condemns China's land reclamation in South China Sea
 
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Top US official's call for "lasting halt" to reclamation works in disputed waters immediately slammed by China.
Views: 20727 Al Jazeera English
Land Reclamation By Sea
 
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TO USE OR PRINT this presentation click : http://videosliders.com/r/921 ============================================================== Land Reclamation By Sea Proudlydone by: Ooi Kang Hao, Bryan Kheh, Matthew Seah and Quah Woei Jin ,CONTENTS Introduction of land reclamation What is empoldering Empoldering in the Netherlands Resources ,Introduction of land reclamation What is Land Reclamation? A process of increasing the amount of usable land. Reasons for land reclamation. -increasing demand of land -growing world population -need for recreational facilities Ways to increase land -Bringing unused land (etc. hills, deserts, forests) into use. -creating new land by sea -restoring damaged lands FOR MORE INFO... Visit this website:www.uweb/waterland.shtml ,What is Empoldering Empoldering refers to the creation of polders. A polder is a piece of land in a low lying area reclaimed from a body of water by building dikes and by drainage. Empoldering can be carried out in coastal and inland areas such as lakes. Features of polders Polders are enclosed by dikes to keep out the sea. To prevent the polders from being waterlogged, they are managed by drainage canals and pumps. Dikes protect the polder from erosion Drainage canals carry away excess water from the polders ,Major characteristic on polders reclaimed in the 17th century in north of Amsterdam lowest lying polders, "droogmakerijen", low constant water levels are maintained because of the intensive agricultural use, which is possible because these polders have a clay soil. higher lying polders, "veenweides" or peat pastures, relatively high constant water levels are maintained.Otherwise, the peat oxidises and the land surface subsides even more. Peat pastures are used for extensive agriculture. A typical pasture area with high water levels and extensiveagriculture. ,3)Empoldering in the Netherlands First, a dike is constructed around the area to be reclaimed to keep water from coming in. The water in the reclaim area is replaced with freshwater. Secondly, pumps and drainage canals is used to drain the area. Thirdly, reeds are sown to help the soil absorb excess water in the soil. Three years later, the reeds are burnt. Drainage pipes are constructed. Ploughs are used till mix the fertile ash into the soil. After around 15 years, the polder can be used for growing crops, building houses and constructing roads. Method Of Empoldering ,Dam Reclaimed Area Of Netherlands Reclaimed land Zuider Zee ,Netherlands In 1986, the Netherlands did not carve out the province from already existing land nor did they annex the territory of their neighbours - Germany and Belgium. The Netherlands actually grew. The Frisians, who first settled in the Netherlands began to build the terpen, the first dykes to hold back the water. In 1287 the terpen that had held back the North Sea failed and water flooded the country. -A new bay called Zuider zee was created over the former farmland. - The Dutch worked to slowly push back the water of the Zuiderzee, building dykes and creating polders. - Once the dykes were built, canals & pumps were used to drain the land. -From the 1200s, windmills were used to pump excess water off the fertile soil; today, most of the windmills have been replaced with electricity- and diesel-driven pumps. About ,Netherlands Then, storms and floods in 1916 provided the impetus for the Dutch to start a major project to reclaim the Zuider Zee. From 1927 to 1932, a 30.5 km long dyke called Afsluitdijk (the Barrier Dyke) was built; turning the Zuider Zee into the IJsselmeer, a freshwater lake. The Zuider Zee could not accommodate the bigger sailing ships that had been just developed. With the Zuider Zee reclamation project, the area had many uses. Portions of the lake were enclosed by dikes and drained to form polders. They were then used for housing, agriculture and recreational purposes. The Ijssel Lake now serves as a freshwater reservoir, supplying water for the irrigation. Further protective dykes and works were built, reclaiming the land of the IJsse
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China's Massive Land Reclamation in the South China Sea Will Fail   10 Reasons Why .
 
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China's Massive Land Reclamation in the South China Sea Will Fail 10 Reasons Why.
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Sea wall planned to save sinking Jakarta
 
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The capital is slowly sinking at a rate of seven centimetres every year and experts say half the city will be below sea level by 2030. However, environmentalists say the massive project to protect reclaimed land could wipe out coastal and fishing communities. The extraction of water from below ground, mainly for use on big construction projects, is seen as the main reason for the city's predicament. Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 24085 Al Jazeera English
DNA: Pentagon report says Beijing accelerates land reclamation in South China Sea
 
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United States Department of Defence report says China has developed around 2,000 acres (800 hectares) of artificial islands in strategic South China Sea waters.
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Castles made of sand Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea
 
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Castles made of sand Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea
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Reclaiming, using, and protecting wetlands, how the Dutch created the Netherlands
 
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Waterloo World Wetlands Day Public Lecture In commemoration of the Ramsar agreement, the Ecohydrology Research Group and Faculty of Science hosted a public lecture featuring Dr. Jos Verhoeven, an expert on the diversity and functioning of wetland ecosystems. The Netherlands is the common delta of three major rivers. Originally a vast expanse of salt marshes, flood plains, swamps and large bogs, the Dutch began to live there on dwelling mounds 2000 years ago. With vast areas of original wetland wilderness, the Dutch have reshaped it into their minutely controlled country, with continuous innovations in ways to control and make use of these lands.
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Monaco is expanding into the Sea!
 
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Monaco is expanding... into the sea! Here I talk about this amazing venture that will cost $2 billion and reclaim 12 acres of land. I'm also having a quick look at the SuperYachts currently in port. Original Monaco Expansion Video https://youtu.be/ZI9Nqvrc6kI Opening sequence Music: Voyager by Liam.M Liam.M https://soundcloud.com/liammmusic https://www.facebook.com/liammmusic.1 Follow me on: Instagram - http://instagram.com/e_sysman Twitter - https://twitter.com/eSysman Facebook - www.facebook.com/eSysman
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Dutch War Against The Sea: The Afsluitdijk -  Longest Dam In Europe
 
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Subscribe! The Netherlands is extremely vulnerable to flooding. So the Dutch constructed the longest dam in Europe. And it has never broken in the last 85 years. This is the story of its construction. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Like & Share! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/averythingch... Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AveryThing ----------------------------------------------------------------------- In the past The Netherlands would flood regularly, with many early settlements built on higher ground. Between 800 and 1300 these floods were especially bad, caused by rising sea level due to a warmer climate. These floods slowly connected these lakes with the North Sea This new body of water was called the Zuiderzee, or Southern Sea. Ships could now travel freely between the North Sea and the most inner parts of what today we call the netherlands. Including this little town called Amsterdam, Becoming a major trading city, create the first stock exchange, and develop the early forms of modern capitalism. All because of these floods. The Southern Sea made the Netherlands more vulnerable to flooding. Over the centuries, the sea water would periodically sweep in and flood the surrounding areas, destroying crops, homes, and families. Something had to be done. The netherlands. Must. Be. Protected. It is at this point that we have to look at man named Cornelis Lely. Lely was born in 1854 and received an education in civil engineering at the Delft University of Technology. He began working as an engineer for the Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management in The Netherlands. First helping the ministry to implement some canal-laws. Then he joined the Southern Sea Association whose goal was to close off the Southern Sea using dikes. Over the course of 5 years, he proceeded to lay out a brilliant plan that would revolutionize dike-building, permanently close off the Southern Sea against any flood, and pump dry large swaths of land to be used for agriculture. What was revolutionary was not what he wanted to build, but HOW he planned to build such a large dike; many before had tried but they never figured out HOW to do. But this idea wasn’t cheap. In fact, his plan would cost as much as the entire Dutch government budget for a whole year. To put that into perspective, The Netherlands’ government budget for 2018 is 285 billion Euro. Lely’s plan therefore also had to include a way to make A LOT of money. He wanted to pump large areas of land dry to mine clay and use the new fertile land for agriculture. We will talk more about how this part of his plan was executed in the next episode of this series, but spoiler alert: This made the Netherlands the second largest exporter of food in the world. And then two events happened that made parliament realize that they NEEDED to have this dam and these polders. The first, is world war one. While most of Europe at the time was embroiled in one of the bloodiest wars in history, the netherlands remained neutral. Furthermore, all of its neighbours were at war. This meant that food was scarce as millions now had to be fed without producing food or other products themselves. This increased the demand for food and, in a world without artificial fertilizer, lots of farmland was NECESSARY to keep one’s own population well fed… and the netherlands is a small country with a lot of people, so it DESPERATELY needed fertile land to keep its growing population fed. But the most compelling reason came in 1916. In the middle of the night, a large flood came crashing into the netherlands. The dikes… broke. Thousands of homes were damaged and destroyed. Holes of over 100 meters wide were clawed out of the dikes by the rushing water. And several counties went bankrupt trying to repair this damage. First the Dutch had to build a sturdy foundation. Ships came, day in day out, dropping millions of cubic meters of material into the sea. On the inland side, heavy stones were deposited, on the seaside, boulder clay was dropped into the sea. They were kept in place with brushwood mattresses, which in turn were held down by boulders and old concrete. Then till was collected from the sea bottom and deposited upon this foundation. Finally, the dike was finished by raising it above sea level with sand and clay. To make sure the dike was sturdy, grass was planted on top. The dikes was closed on May 28th 1932, two year earlier than expected. the Southern Sea was turned into a lake: the IJsselmeer, or IJssel Lake, named after the river IJssel which deposited its water into this new lake. And this water needed to be deposited from this newly formed lake into the sea. So at both ends of the dikes sluices were constructed to let the water flow into the sea. And as salt water was deposited into the sea, the Ijsellake slowly converted from a salt water lake into a fresh water lake.
Dr. Sundara: Parashu Rama's reclamation of land from sea.
 
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Author examines antiquity of the legend, to find out if it is a late medieval creation. second issue: it appears the exposure of the land is related to the fall of the sea level. First occupation by communities of Parashu Rama's lineage and indigenous people.
China to expand land reclamation activities in South China Sea, say experts
 
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China to expand land reclamation activities in South China Sea, say experts SUBSCRIBE my channel here: https://goo.gl/F8gn4Z Source video: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/china-to-expand-land-reclamation-activities-in-south-china-sea-say-experts G+ here: https://goo.gl/UzMJVe ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BEIJING - China is focused on the establishment of civil infrastructure on islands in the South China Sea rather than military installations, and will expand land reclamation activities, according to Chinese experts. "Most of the construction on islands in the South China Sea was completed in 2015 and the pace then slowed. Civilian facility construction is the major focus of the South China Sea islands building and the portion of defence deployment is relatively small," Mr Chen Xiangmiao, a research fellow at the National Institute for the South China Sea, told the Global Times on Monday (Feb 5). Mr Chen said some of the islands were likely to be expanded in future through more dredgging. He also noted that the easing of tensions between China and South-east Asian countries such as the Philippines had provided a golden opportunity for China to upgrade these areas. According to another expert, Dr Zhuang Guotu, the head of Xiamen University's Southeast Asian Studies Centre, foreign media was hyping China's construction in the South China Sea. "China has the right to build whatever it needs within its territory," Dr Zhuang said, adding that China's military deployments in the South China Sea were to defend its security and interests, rather than military expansion. Both Dr Zhuang and Mr Chen warned that the US was the biggest threat to stability in the South China Sea . "The US, Australia, Japan and other allies will constantly provoke China over this issue and that will incite other neighbouring South China Sea countries to do the same," Dr Zhuang said. US guided missile destroyer USS Hopper came within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal, also known as Huangyan Island, in January, according to reports. China's South China Sea construction projects covered about 290,000 square metres in 2017, according to a report released in December on a website run by the Nation... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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South China Sea disputes: China’s land reclamation in the Spratlys grows, says Pentagon - TomoNews
 
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BEIJING — A new Pentagon report released on Thursday says that China’s reclamation efforts in the Spratly Islands has grown dramatically over the last few months, and at a rate far faster than earlier this year. Previous estimates that China has reclaimed 2,000 acres since December 2013 are wrong, the Pentagon report says, and the real amount is around 2,900 acres. According to the Pentagon, China has reclaimed more land in the past 20 months than the other claimants combined over the past 40 years. China said in early August that it has halted its reclamation efforts in the island chain, although many countries question these claims. On Fiery Cross Reef, China has built an airstrip that the country could use as an alternative to an aircraft carrier. Reuters reports that the 3,000-metre-long runway will most likely be operational by the end of this year. At many of the reclamation sites in the Spratlys, China has also built channels and berthing areas for large ships. The new Pentagon report, titled “The Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy,” was required by Congress ahead of a 2015 defense bill. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.net Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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HOLMAN LAND RECLAMATION  PROJECT
 
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HOLMAN land reclamation project.
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Primitive Skills: Land Reclamation fo Grow Cassava!
 
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