Tyre Mayor, Residents Fight Sand Mining Project, Lebanon

Tyre Mayor, Residents Fight Sand Mining Project, Lebanon

tyre-lebanon
Colonnaded Road, Tyre Lebanon. Located on the southern coast of Lebanon, 83 km south of Beirut, the antique town of Tyre was the great Phoenician city that reigned over the seas and founded prosperous colonies such as Cadiz and Carthage and according to legend, was the place of the discovery of purple pigment. Captions: UNESCO World Heritage. Photo source: ©© Sean Long

Excerpts;

The municipality of Tyre is teaming up with civil society groups and environmental activists to launch a campaign to stop sand mining in the basin of Tyre’s Resthouse, a publicly owned resort property that is rented out to investors…

Read Full Article, The Daily Star Lebanon

Global Sand Mining: Learn More, Coastal Care

tyre-lebanon-old-new
Old and New, Tyre’s corniche, Lebanon. Photo source: ©© Sean Long

Coastal Care

Related Posts

The world’s largest wetlands are on fire. That’s a disaster for all of us

The world’s largest wetlands are on fire. That’s a disaster for all of us

New Atlantic marine sanctuary will be one of world’s largest

New Atlantic marine sanctuary will be one of world’s largest

Hurricane season: Record number of named Atlantic storms

Hurricane season: Record number of named Atlantic storms

Oil spill cleanup continues along Delaware, Maryland coast

Oil spill cleanup continues along Delaware, Maryland coast

SAF Video

Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.