Coastal Care

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Category: Sand Mining

Sand Mining Causes Erosion In Indias Beaches

Sand Mining Causes Erosion In Indias Beaches

Sand mining in Kerala has become a lucrative industry these recent years, using 18 millions of sand today and expected to increase four times by 2020. A news video.

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Sand Wars: Facing a World Without Sand

Sand Wars: Facing a World Without Sand

An interview with Denis Delestrac, writer and award-winning director.

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Ban Fails To Prevent Illegal Sand Mining, Kerala State, India

Ban Fails To Prevent Illegal Sand Mining, Kerala State, India

Despite the police ban on the sand mining at Andhakaranazhi beach, local people are still illegally collecting sand from the beach, which is a famed tourist destination of Alappuzha.

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UN To Study Ramifications Of Sand Mining

UN To Study Ramifications Of Sand Mining

Sand mining, a major environmental concern, will soon get international attention after it was included in the list of the new and emerging issues by the United Nations.

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Sand Wars: U.S. Coastal Towns In The Market For Sand

Sand Wars: U.S. Coastal Towns In The Market For Sand

Sand wars: U.S. coastal towns in the market for sand, a CBS video.

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The End of the Sand Era

The End of the Sand Era

I’ve heard that man’s best friend in not the dog, but reinforced concrete…

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Sand Scam

Sand Scam

Allegations of illegal beach sand mining in southern Tamil Nadu gain considerable strength.

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Sand Thieves Are Eroding World’s Beaches For Castles Of Cash

Sand Thieves Are Eroding World’s Beaches For Castles Of Cash

The pillaging of sand is a growing practice in the world. Taken by hand, three or four meters deep in the Maldives archipelago, or transported on a donkey, or sucked up by huge sand boats in Asia, coastal sand mining, authorized or unlawful, is exploding.

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Where Sand Is Gold, the Reserves Are Running Dry

Where Sand Is Gold, the Reserves Are Running Dry

With inviting beaches that run for miles along South Florida’s shores, it is easy to put sand into the same category as turbo air-conditioning and a decent mojito…something ever present and easily taken for granted.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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