Scientists: Nicaragua Canal could trigger eco-catastrophe

The Nicaragua Canal represents a potential environmental disaster, warn three international environmental scientists in renowned journal Science. The billion dollar project was officially launched in December.
Photo: Esteban Felix
Photo: Esteban Felix
BY KATRINE GRØNVALD RAUN

The billion dollar project to build a Nicaragua Canal linking the Pacific and the Atlantic could represent an environmental disaster waiting to happen, according to warnings from three international environmental scientists published in the highly esteemed journal Science.

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