Coastal Care

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Day: January 19, 2016

Trimex to invest Rs. 2,500 cr. on beach sand mining, Andhra Pradesh

Trimex to invest Rs. 2,500 cr. on beach sand mining, Andhra Pradesh

Indian mineral sand producer Trimex Group, will invest Rs. 2,500 crore (373 million USD) on mining beach minerals at Bhavanapadu and Kalingapatnam, two coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh state, located on the southeastern coast of the country. The company proposes the mining of 10 MTPA (10 million tonnes per annum) of heavy mineral sand along with pre-concentration plant of 1,525 tonne per hour.

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Readers’ view: natural vegetation helps limit beach erosion

Readers’ view: natural vegetation helps limit beach erosion

There is little doubt that removal of natural vegetation leads to increased soil erosion and this is particularly true when beach vegetation is removed.

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To clean up ocean plastics, increase focus on coasts

To clean up ocean plastics, increase focus on coasts

The most efficient way to clean up ocean plastics and avoid harming ecosystems is to place plastic collectors near coasts, according to a new study.

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More plastic than fish in the sea by 2050

More plastic than fish in the sea by 2050

One refuse truck’s-worth of plastic is dumped into the sea every minute, and the situation is getting worse, according to a new report launched at the World Economic Forum today. New plastics will consume 20% of all oil production within 35 years, up from an estimated 5% today.

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