Istanbul Canal: Plan to link Black & Marmara seas criticised

Turkey’s President is laying the foundation stone in a mega-project that will link the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara.
The Istanbul Canal will open up a new lucrative trade route and will be about 45 kilometers (28 miles) long. But environmentalists warn of a devastating effect on wildlife and agriculture.
Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu reports from Istanbul, Turkey.

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