The Wider Image: Collapse, contamination: Mexican scientists sound alarm at Mayan Train
Ismael Lara, a tour guide, shows tourists a map of the area before visiting a bat cave located in the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve close to where section 7 of the new Mayan train route is being built, in Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico November 8, 2022. The railway "is splitting the jungle in half," said Lara, who fears the train will disrupt wildlife routes and attract too much development to fragile ecosystems. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez SEARCH "GONZALEZ MAYA TRAIN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.