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Proposed Nicaragua Canal Could Be a Disaster for Surfing and the Environment

“This project is a disaster from a surfing standpoint, as well as an ecological standpoint,” says Nik Strong-Cvetich of Save The Waves. “The Nicaraguan coast holds some of the world’s highest biodiversity, and of course, some of the best waves. The proposed route will cut right between Playa Maderas and Playa Gigante, potentially endangering several amazing waves, and destroying critical marine and dry-forest habitat.” - excerpt from article at

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