Coastal Care

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Category: Sand Mining

48 Illegal Sand Mining Fields Found in Hunan, China

48 Illegal Sand Mining Fields Found in Hunan, China

Turning this key flood prevention battlefield into a money spinner for sandstone raiders.

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Sand mining ban for North Stradbroke Island, Australia

Sand mining ban for North Stradbroke Island, Australia

After 50 years of mining, Premier of Queensland, Anna Bligh, announced that the Government will progressively halt sand mining.

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Government of Morocco on Tar Sands potential.

Government of Morocco on Tar Sands potential.

There are ten oil shale deposits in Morocco, and the three most-explored, and therefore the most likely to begin commercial production in the near future, are near the city of Tangier, near the Mediterranean sea.

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Sand mining renders land erosion in Kerala

Sand mining renders land erosion in Kerala

A centuries old farming village on the Kerala coastline is on the verge of being washed away by the sea.

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Scotland pristine white sand targeted by thieves in midnight raids

Scotland pristine white sand targeted by thieves in midnight raids

Tiree’s stretches of pristine white sand have been targeted by thieves stealing tonne upon tonne of sand.

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The damages caused by Singapore’s insatiable thirst for land

The damages caused by Singapore’s insatiable thirst for land

Fuelled by Singapore’s land and construction demands sand mining is wreaking environmental destruction across south-east Asia.

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Tar sands oil extraction spreading rapidly, report warns.

Tar sands oil extraction spreading rapidly, report warns.

BP is developing tar sands in Alberta and also in Venezuela, the world’s second largest reserves after Canada, where it is active on the Petromonagas block and is also considering the Ayacucho 2 block.

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Sand mining company proposes expanding Stradbroke national parks

Sand mining company proposes expanding Stradbroke national parks

The sand mining company Unimin is calling for large areas of Stradbroke Island off Brisbane to be declared national park as soon as possible.

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