Should cities expand into the sea?



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Thanks to Grady from Practical Engineering for the details on land reclamation. Go check out his channel here: [https://www.youtube.com/user/gradyhillhouse](https://www.youtube.com/user/gradyhillhouse)

Neo did a great video on Dubai’s land reclamation projects. Go check it out! [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riETCR7FnZE&t=593s](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riETCR7FnZE&t=593s)

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Resources:

A. [https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/may/02/cities-from-the-sea-the-true-cost-of-reclaimed-land-asia-malaysia-penang-dubai](https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/may/02/cities-from-the-sea-the-true-cost-of-reclaimed-land-asia-malaysia-penang-dubai)

B. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riETCR7FnZE&t=593s](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riETCR7FnZE&t=593s)

C. Ewers Lewis, C. J., Baldock, J. A., Hawke, B., Gadd, P. S., Zawadzki, A., Heijnis, H., Jacobsen, G. E., Rogers, K., & Macreadie, P. I. (2019). Impacts of land reclamation on tidal marsh ‘blue carbon’ stocks. Science of The Total Environment, 672, 427–437. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.345](https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.345)

D. [https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wenting_Wu7/publication/308372892_The_trends_of_coastal_reclamation_in_China_in_the_past_three_decades/links/596905baa6fdcc18ea6f1bc4/The-trends-of-coastal-reclamation-in-China-in-the-past-three-decades.pdf](https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wenting_Wu7/publication/308372892_The_trends_of_coastal_reclamation_in_China_in_the_past_three_decades/links/596905baa6fdcc18ea6f1bc4/The-trends-of-coastal-reclamation-in-China-in-the-past-three-decades.pdf)

E. [https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdfdirect/10.1002/jgrc.20258](https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdfdirect/10.1002/jgrc.20258)

F. [http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-03/19/c_137907260.htm](http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-03/19/c_137907260.htm)

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