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Mayan train: Mexican scientists are sounding the alarm

Parts of the remote jungles of southern Mexico have changed little since ancient Maya times. In President Andres Manuel López Obrador's eyes, the rail line his administration is building - dubbed the Tren Maya - will bring modern connections to areas that have been deprived of significant economic benefits for generations. 

But the railroad and its rushed construction are also endangering the pristine wilderness and ancient cave systems beneath . . .

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