Why moving beach sand from Negril matters

Why moving beach sand from Negril matters

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Coastal erosion. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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When you remove sand from one area of the coastline to the next, you reduce the sand budget in the source area. Simply put, to take sand away from an area already suffering from beach erosion is poor environmental management.

Jamaica is suffering from beach erosion in many places because we have damaged the natural features and processes that build and maintain beaches…

Read Full Article, By Diana McCaulay is CEO of the Jamaica Environment Trust, Jamaica Observer

Negril Chamber Outraged Over Sand-Mining Operations, Jamaica, (01-16-2016)
The Negril Chamber of Commerce has expressed outrage at what it says appears to be shady sand mining activities connected to major hotel developments in Negril and elsewhere on the North Coast…

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