New Suez Canal
Egypt staged a show of international support on Thursday as it inaugurated a major extension of the Suez Canal which President
In the Suez Canal's first fifty years, ten Red Sea species traveled to the Mediterranean. In its second fifty years, the number increased nearly ten-fold. Today, the number of Red Sea species in the Mediterranean is 447, the majority migrated in the last forty years as the Canal became wider, deeper, and less salty.
Mamish said the project would involve 35 kilometers ( miles) of "dry digging" and 37 kilometers ( miles) would be "expansion