Sand Mining Harms Humans and The Environment.

“The negative consequences of overexploiting sand are felt in poorer regions where sand is mined extensively…” 

  1. “Sand extraction physically alters rivers and coastal ecosystems…”
  2. “…Extensive mining makes these communities more vulnerable to floods…”
  3. “Research shows that sand mining operations are affecting numerous animal species…”
  4. “As long as national regulations are lightly enforced, harmful effects will continue to occur.”
  5. “This problem is rarely mentioned in scientific discussions and has not been systemically studied.”

READ MORESAND MINING

Ariel view of Sand Mining in Oropouche River Basin &

Oropouche River Snaking Between flood Prone Communities on Its Way to The Ocean.

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