Sand Mining Causes Erosion In Indias Beaches

Sand Mining Causes Erosion In Indias Beaches

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm7vNhrVGRs
An Aljazeera News Video; Published on Youtube,10-29-2013

Excerpts;

Sand mining in Kerala has become a lucrative industry: ” Less than 10 years ago, the shore used to be as wide as a football field. Now there’s not much left, and the sea water is mixing with the fresh water river..”

The Kerala construction industry uses 18 millions tones of sand today and by 2020 it is estimated to be 4 times this amount…

Original Article and Video

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