What kind of an effect could a 300 km canal spanning Nicaragua have? Quite a serious one suggest Axel Meyer & Jorge A. Huete-Pérez. Read more at: www.nature.com/news/conservation-nicaragua-canal-could-wreak-environmental-ruin-1.14721?WT.mc_id=PIN_NatureNews
Globalization gone mad: Stop the Nicaragua Canal! | "Nicaragua is planning a new canal for container ships and oil tankers. While the project is economically important for China – the apparent driving force behind the canal – it would mean clear-cutting rainforests, mass resettlement and destroying Lake Nicaragua’s ecosystem." Click for details and please SIGN and share petition to speak out against this looming environmental disaster.
Nicaragua's planned $50 billion canal project is "fraught with risks and uncertainties," and could cause more harm than good unless the government and its Chinese builder fund a host of mitigation measures, an environmental consultancy said.