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Wave of Toxic Green Beaches, France; By Sharlene Pilkey

Wave of Toxic Green Beaches, France; By Sharlene Pilkey

With beaches and coastlines all over the world already under attack from sea level rise, pollution, mining, driving, seawall construction and human development encroachment, another menace is mounting an assault.

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Preserving the health of the Rio de la Plata

Preserving the health of the Rio de la Plata

Research may lead to policies and regulations on side mining in Uruguay.

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Documenting The Global Impacts Of Beach Sand Mining

Documenting The Global Impacts Of Beach Sand Mining

For centuries, beach sand has been mined for use as aggregate in concrete, for heavy minerals, and for construction fill.

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Oil spills on the worlds beaches and in the worlds oceans

Oil spills on the worlds beaches and in the worlds oceans

Beaches and river shorelines all over the world are at risk from oil spills.

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Mining Of Coastal Sand: A Critical Environmental And Economic Problem For Morocco

Mining Of Coastal Sand: A Critical Environmental And Economic Problem For Morocco

In Morocco, the extraction of beach and dune sand for use in the construction industry is destroying significant portions of the nation’s natural heritage.

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The Negative Impacts Of Groins

The Negative Impacts Of Groins

The negative impact of groins on downdrift shorelines is well understood.

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