Fishermen, Malaysia. Photo source: ©© Fadzly
Hundreds of fishermen, in Selangor State, are facing huge financial losses after their monthly catch is slashed by half over the last three months allegedly because of sand mining near their fishing spot.
Sand-mining has been a controversial subject in Selangor, notably after recent allegations of abuse of power and graft in the award of contracts…
Sand Thieves Are Eroding World’s Beaches For Castles Of Cash
The pillaging of sand is a growing practice in the world. Taken by hand, three or four meters deep in the Maldives archipelago, or transported on a donkey, or sucked up by huge sand boats in Asia, sand mining, authorized or unlawful, is exploding.