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Anse Trabaud, FWI

Anse Trabaud, FWI; By Claire Le Guern

On the Atlantic coast south of Martinique island, FWI, Anse Trabaud is a pristine secluded sandy beach stretching over a kilometer between Pointe d’Enfer and Pointe Baham.


California; By TC Reiner

German born photographer TC Reiner completed two engineering degrees before returning to a career in photography, his lifelong passion.

Fire Island, NY

Fire Island, NY; By Andrew Cooper

Fire Island is a barrier island that runs east to west on the southern coast of Long Island in New York.

Documenting The Global Impacts Of Beach Sand Mining

For centuries, beach sand has been mined for use as aggregate in concrete, for heavy minerals, and for construction fill.

Costa Rica by Nancy Optiz

Costa Rica; By Nancy Opitz

Nancy Opitz an art school teacher, and a passionate photographer in her spare time. She is married to professional surfer Terry Simms, who collaborated on this image, taken in Costa Rica in 2008.

Assawoman Island, Virginia

Assawoman Island; By Andrew Cooper

Assawoman Island is in Virginia, USA on the peninsula of land between the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay.

Oil spills on the worlds beaches and in the worlds oceans

Beaches and river shorelines all over the world are at risk from oil spills.

Brazil by Brian Hodges

Brazil; By Brian Hodges

Brian Hodges is a photographer based in Santa Barbara.

Cedar Island, NC

Cedar Island, NC; By Andrew Cooper

Cedar Island, North Carolina, USA is an east – west trending island along the southern rim of Pamlico Sound.

Benin: Erosion-inducing coastal sand mining to be outlawed

News, Sand Mining

Faced with rising sea levels and coastal erosion caused in part by coastal sand mining, carting away of free beach sand for commercial uses, the national government has begun a campaign to save its coastal sand by digging up sand inland, instead. But communities near these newly-created sand collection spots are fighting back.

Coastal Care junior
The World's Beaches
Sand Mining
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