Illegal Sand Mining Erodes River Banks, Vietnam

Illegal Sand Mining Erodes River Banks, Vietnam

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Sand dredgers, along the river bank, Vietnam. Photo source: ©© Herve

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Illegal sand mining has caused severe erosion along the two main tributaries of the Serepok River in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands), affecting the lives of many people.

“In the past 10 years the erosion of the river banks has caused hundreds of hectares of land to fall into the river…”

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Coastal Erosion Reaches Alarming Levels in Vietnam, IPS News (Uploaded 11-29-2012)

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