Singapore Raises Sea Defences Against Tide of Climate Change

Singapore Raises Sea Defences Against Tide of Climate Change

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Sentosa Island is an artificial resort located 500m of the south coast of Singapore. Here a detail showing its beaches made of imported sand. Captions and Photo source: ©© Jorge Lascar

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A 15-km (10 mile) stretch of crisp white beach is one of the key battlegrounds in Singapore’s campaign to defend its “hard-won” territory against rising sea levels linked to climate change…

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Singapore Extends its Coastline With Illegally Dredged Sand from Neighboring States.

The Damages Caused By Singapore’s Insatiable Thirst for Land, Ecologist

Shifting Sand: How Singapore’s Demand for Cambodian Sand Threatens Ecosystems and Undermines Good Governance, by Global Witness
This report reveals how Singapore’s rapid expansion is driving an ecologically and socially devastating sand-dredging industry in Cambodia.

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