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19 HOURS AGO - The Guardian

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Nicaragua canal will wreak havoc on forests and displace people, NGO warns

Forests of the World says shipping firms must pressure Nicaragua and Chinese backer to limit canals impactShipping firms should pressure the Nicaraguan government and the Chinese backer of a proposed canal to ensure that the project does not force indigenous people off their land and inflict massive environmental damage on the countrys ecosystem, an environmental advocacy group has urged.The proposed ...

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SEP 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Egypt Mistakenly Commemorates Suez Canal With A Stamp Picturing Panama

With the multibillion dollar expansion of the Suez Canal underway, Egypt proudly issued a commemorative stamp to pay tribute to the historical waterway. But, as it turns out, the team commissioned to design the stamp showcased the wrong canal. In an embarrassing gaffe, the stamp appears to depict the distinct double-waterway of the Panama Canal, instead of the 145-year-old Egyptian ...

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SEP 13, 2014 - Christian Science Monitor

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Mystery, beauty, and a dash of menace: Twin volcanoes in Lake Nicaragua are little known adventure destination

A small isthmus connects the skirts of two volcanos to form Ometepe Island, one of the Western Hemisphere’s emerging adventure destinations. President Ortega's plan to challenge the Panama Canal would cut across Lake Nicaragua, just south of the island.

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