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California panel urges immediate action to protect from rising sea levels

As California officials see it, global warming is happening so there’s no time to waste in figuring out what to do.

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Cambodia Under Sandmen’s Spell

Phnom Penh
News, Sand Mining
Feb
16

Singapore is struggling to find the sand it needs for its gigantic land reclamation and construction projects.

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Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill

Gravel beaches trapping oil from 1989 Exxon spill
News, Pollution
Feb
16

An engineering professor has figured out why oil remains trapped along miles of gravel beaches more than 20 years after the Exxon Valdez tanker disaster in Prince William Sound.

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Claims Mining is Destroying Famous Sand Dunes

Claims mining is destroying famous sand dunes

Kurnell Peninsula is in danger of becoming an island.

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Liberia: Coastal Erosion Displaces Hundreds

News, Sand Mining
May
25

Coastal erosion has wiped out dozens of homes and left nearly 200 inhabitants homeless in Buchanan. Most of the erosion is caused by unregulated sand mining.

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Rising Seas to Destroy U.S. Beaches

Rising Seas

You may have to kiss that summer trip to the beach goodbye later this century, thanks to rising sea levels and more intense tropical storms, scientists predict.

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E. coli Thrives in Beach Sands

News, Pollution
Jun
4

Getting it on your skin is not going to be very dangerous. Just watch what you swallow.

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Would it still be Miami Beach with Foreign Sand?

News, Sand Mining
May
16

Miami Beach leaders are eyeing sand from foreign sources such as the Bahamas, as the domestic supply runs dry.

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Flocking to the Coast: World’s Population Migrating into Danger

New maps developed by investigating the relationship between human population and natural resources shows where people will most likely settle through 2025.

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