Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan’s ‘Crazy Project’ for Istanbul: Building a Second Strait

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Map showing the estimated location (left) of the proposed Istanbul Canal, roughly parallel to the Bosphorus Strait (right). Image: Istanbul Municipality.

A day out on a pleasure boat on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait typically involves plenty of close-up views of massive tankers transiting between the Marmara and the Black Sea. It’s a sight the Turkish prime minister wants to abolish, by carrying out his recently ann…Read the full story on TreeHugger