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17 days ago
Sand mining took off only decades ago. The damage from sand extraction can be seen clearly in satellite images, with coastlines eroded and ecosystems destroyed. (5/7) Alappad, India 🛰️📸 ©2019 Maxar Technologies https://t.co/9pj1KcgCBF
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When rivers are dredged, the evidence can be hidden beneath the water until disaster occurs. Local politicians blame the extraction of sand for undermining the foundations of the Mullarapatna Bridge, causing it to collapse. (6/7) 🛰️📸 Google, © 2018 CNES / Airbus https://t.co/JOqsbGlWMa
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