The World

Planned as an super-opulent development off the coast of Dubai, the artificial archipelago "The World" appears to be sinking back into the sea.
Jan 26, 2011   Telegraph
A TIME reporter attempts to pay a visit to The World, the collection of manmade islands off the coast of Dubai that has gone from dream to disappointment in the economic crisis.
Oct 12, 2009   Time
The World, the artificial islands being constructed off the coast of Dubai in the shape of a global map, has been officially canceled.
Sep 28, 2009   The Times