Antigua Draws a Line in the Vanishing Sand

Antigua Draws a Line in the Vanishing Sand

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Antigua. Photo source: ©© Zapmole756

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Jabberwock beach, located on the northeastern coast of Antigua, features a mile-long white sand beach and is a favourite with locals and visitors alike. But residents who frequent the area for exercise and other recreational activities, are worried that the beach is quickly disappearing…

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Facing Tough Times, Barbuda Continues Sand Mining Despite Warnings, IPS News (07-16-2013)
Local scientists are warning the tiny 62-square-mile island of Barbuda, in the Antigua and Barbuda union, is becoming one of the most vulnerable spots on earth to the consequences of climate change. Worsening the problem is the long-time practice of sand removal from the island…

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