Coastal Care

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Category: Sand Mining

Sand-Mining Threatens Homes And Livelihoods In Sierra Leone

Sand-Mining Threatens Homes And Livelihoods In Sierra Leone

Round-the-clock sand-mining on beaches within a few kilometres of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown is having a devastating effect on the coastline, destroying property, and damaging the area’s hopes of a tourism revival.

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Liberia: Illegal Sand Mining Heightened

Liberia: Illegal Sand Mining Heightened

Despite efforts by the government to put a halt to illegal sand mining which is blamed on sea and other form of erosions across Liberia, others have refused to yield to the orders as sand mining is said to be at a renewed height and reinvigorated pace in the region.

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En Bretagne, Le “Peuple des Dunes” Défend Son Sable

En Bretagne, Le “Peuple des Dunes” Défend Son Sable

Fous de Bassan, cormorans huppés, petits pingouins, guillemots de Troïl, fulmars boréaux, goélands ou encore puffins des Anglais se pressent sur ce littoral des Côtes-d’Armor. C’est pour eux et pour tout le secteur de la pêche et du tourisme aussi, que le collectif le Peuple des dunes, se bat.

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Beach Sand Mining Rampant, Malabar Coast, India

Beach Sand Mining Rampant, Malabar Coast, India

Banking in on the scarcity of sand for construction activities, illegal sand miners and smugglers are thriving in different parts of the Malabar coast. Mining of beach sand is the new threat faced by the region as many illegal players in the filed find hotspots on the beach side of the district to evade the eyes of officials.

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Surfers Oppose Cornwall Mining Plans

Surfers Oppose Cornwall Mining Plans

Surfers are leading a campaign against plans to “dredge” millions of tonnes of sand from the seabed off Cornwall amid fears that it could wreck the shape and power of the coast’s waves and damage the environment

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California Fracking Lawsuit Charges State Has Done Insufficient Job Of Regulating Practice

California Fracking Lawsuit Charges State Has Done Insufficient Job Of Regulating Practice

An environmental group has filed suit against the state of California for doing what it deemed an insufficient job of regulating the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

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Illegal Sand Mining a Challenge in Kavango, Namibia

Illegal Sand Mining a Challenge in Kavango, Namibia

Illegal sand mining, veld fires and lack of human and financial resources are hampering efforts by the Kavango Region to use its biodiversity sustainably.

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Medupi Sand Mining Put To An End

Medupi Sand Mining Put To An End

Compliance notices have been issued against sand miners in Lephalale, South Africa. Their operations must now stop or they will face legal action.

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No Control On Illegal Sand Mining, Goa

No Control On Illegal Sand Mining, Goa

The entire Goan coastline comes within the CRZ and there is a sand mining ban in the state with the state not issuing sand mining license in the past two years, yet blatant sand mining abound…

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