Yet, Another Major Crisis!

September 7, 2017 9.22pm BST theconversation_When people picture sand spread across idyllic beaches and endless deserts, they understandably think of it as an infinite resource. But as we discuss in a just-published perspective in the journal Science, over-exploitation of global supplies of sand is damaging the environment, endangering communities, causing shortages and promoting violent conflict. Skyrocketing demand, […]

via The world is facing a global sand crisis — CVD

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