Dredging Plan Ignites New Sand Skirmish

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, renourishing Dewey, Rehoboth, and Bethany, Delaware beaches. Photo source: ©© Ann Cameron Siegal / U.S Army


The latest skirmish in the ongoing Sand Wars is being waged on unfamiliar terrain and pits a new opponent against an unusual alliance of adversaries.

“This is very serious because we see the park service backing away from its very courageous policy of letting nature have its way…” —Orrin Pilkey

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A video featuring Denis Delestrac, writer and award-winning director.
Denis Delestrac latest feature documentary, “Sand Wars” is an epic eco-thriller that takes the audience around the globe to unveil a new gold rush and a disturbing fact: we are running out of sand! In this TEDxBarcelona talk, he explains us where sand comes from and where it ends up…

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