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Yucatan Cenotes in Danger of Destruction

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Tourism brings prosperity to some parts of the world, but tourism can destroy the environment. The proposed $9.8 billion Maya Train railway project is a case in point.

The ill-conceived idea is to daily transport 40,000 passengers to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The plan is to build the railway about two-and-a-half miles from Highway 307, one of the important federal highways in Mexico, crossing over sections of the most extensive underwater cave system in the world - the cenotes - destroying both an essential freshwater supply, the cave diving, and the operators who take tourists to them. The apocalyptic nightmare also threatens cenote dive sites in Tulum....


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