Fears over Grand Canyon's water supply

American environmentalists and park officials raise concerns over commercial development outside park's boundary.

    Climate change is believed to already affecting the springs that supply the Grand Canyon, one of North America's natural wonders. But officials at the National Park Service fear that the main threat to the Canyon's ecosystem lies just outside the park's boundary.

    It has alleged that an Italian development company has used its wealth to buy the loyalty of the local politicians to secure the rights to the Grand Canyon's water supply.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from the Grand Canyon.

    This is the the second of a two-part series. See the first part HERE.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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