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Did you know that it’s legal to dump trash in the ocean? Yes, there are limitations for what you can and cannot dump.
With beaches and coastlines all over the world already under attack from sea level rise, pollution, mining, driving, seawall construction and human development encroachment, another menace is mounting an assault.
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Research may lead to policies and regulations on side mining in Uruguay.
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For centuries, beach sand has been mined for use as aggregate in concrete, for heavy minerals, and for construction fill.
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Beaches and river shorelines all over the world are at risk from oil spills.
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In Morocco, the extraction of beach and dune sand for use in the construction industry is destroying significant portions of the nation’s natural heritage.
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The negative impact of groins on downdrift shorelines is well understood.
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