Coastal Care

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Day: June 27, 2020

Deadlocked: economics versus the environment at New Zealand’s NZ$1bn sand mining project

Deadlocked: economics versus the environment at New Zealand’s NZ$1bn sand mining project

Trans-Tasman Resources has been involved in a protracted legal battle over a proposed sand mining project off the New Zealand coast, which would see 50 million tonnes of sediment lifted and processed a year to mine for iron ore beneath the waves.

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Tsunamis pose significant hazard to the south eastern and western coasts of Ireland, new study suggests

Tsunamis pose significant hazard to the south eastern and western coasts of Ireland, new study suggests

Tsunamis pose a significant hazard to the south eastern and western coasts of Ireland, according to wave experts at University College Dublin and Geological Survey Ireland.

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Illegal sand mining a deadly beat for India’s journalists

Illegal sand mining a deadly beat for India’s journalists

The recent killing of a reporter in India’s Uttar Pradesh state has exposed the dangers for journalists covering illegal sand mining and construction in the country. The sand mining industry is laden with corruption, and this puts journalists who cover the topic at an increased danger.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

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