Blog by WE&B

"In my experience, I have rarely been made aware of coastal or river sand mining in academic terms or in my daily life. Only recently have I heard the term in my master’s course, in developmental reports and here at WE&B. However, did you know that the Economist (2017) reports that sand and gravel are the most extracted materials in the world?" 

Read the full blog post of Amalie Espeland (WE&B) on the massive impacts of sand mining  here




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