"If you're looking for water, the UAE is bone dry- but its oil is plentiful and readily consumed by an energy-thirsty world. This student-hosted video documents the history of the wealthy Arab nation and how it deals with water scarcity and an abundance of petroleum. Detailed discussions of the oil drilling and seawater desalinization processes, conversations with young UAE citizens, and a stroll through a souk, or public market, vividly illustrate cultural and economic aspects of this Persian Gulf country"--Container.
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