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Middle East’s first rainforest in Dubai

Dubai has planned to build the first rainforest in the Middle East; the most bizarre yet of the desert city’s many outlandish construction projects.

Dubai developer Damac Properties says it will build the first tropical rainforest in the Middle East within its planned master development Akoya Oxygen which is expected to be completed ahead of Expo 2020. 

The Dubai Rainforest would replicate a “dense jungle environment” using numerous plant species, Damac said in a statement on 25-02-2015 Wednesday. The company, which is dual-listed in Dubai and London, said it would consult Amazonian rainforest experts for the project. Read more……