The mission of the Santa Aguila Foundation is to raise awareness of and mobilize people against the ongoing decimation of coastlines and oceans around the world.
Beach sand: so common, so complex, so perfect for sand castles and now a precious and vanishing resource.
Singapore is struggling to find the sand it needs for its gigantic land reclamation and construction projects.
Kurnell Peninsula is in danger of becoming an island.
Coastal erosion has wiped out dozens of homes and left nearly 200 inhabitants homeless in Buchanan. Most of the erosion is caused by unregulated sand mining.
Miami Beach leaders are eyeing sand from foreign sources such as the Bahamas, as the domestic supply runs dry.