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Aug 12 2019 The PSR project could adversely impact the livelihood of 4000 fishermen in Penang along with over 6000 more fishermen in Perak due to sand mining of the coastal seabed Threat to biodiversity Massive amounts of sand are mined for land reclamation projects which have been documented to severely damage environments and ecosystems

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  • Farmers Who Turned To Fishing After Construction Narmada

    River fisherfolk are the best mascots of the health of the river because their livelihood is actually is related to how healthy is river is said Dandekar Excessive sand mining at the banks of

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  • Dammed And Mined Narmada River Can No Longer Support

    The dams and rampant mining of sand from the foreshore and riverbed of the Narmada have caused significant damage to the riverine ecology affecting livelihoods of people living in the river valley

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  • Un Sand Mining Mafias Destroy Environment Livelihoods

    May 07 2019 UN Sand mining mafias destroy environment livelihoods Share 0 BANGKOKSand mining is eroding the worlds river deltas and coastlines damaging the environment and hurting livelihoods from

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  • Sand Miners Eroding Fishermens Livelihood Vanguard News

    Apr 29 2011 At the Majidun Beach in Ikorodu area of Lagos local sand miners are always busy dropping sand at the bank of the river on daily basis just as the licensed dredgers spread all

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  • Sand Dredging For Colombo Port Project Results In

    The environmental impact assessment report forecast that fishing livelihoods would be lost for three years due to sand mining Environmentalists warned that removing huge volumes of sand would leave the coast unprotected from lashing waves and storms

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  • Support Cambodias Nature Defenders Rainforest Rescue

    A boat procession of monks and fishermen blessing the mangroves on the coast of Koh Kong Mother Nature Mother Nature activist Lim Kimsor and a colleague documenting illegal sand mining by a dredger Mother Nature Sand mining leaves a trail of destruction along river banks and destroys the livelihoods of fishing families Mother Nature

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  • Sand Mining Rock Blasting For Colombo Port City

    However much distressed fishermen and women are now reporting that the sand mining is done as usual within a distance of 46km causing irreparable harm to the environment and destruction to their only livelihood namely coastal fishing

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  • See How Sand Mining Destroys One Home To Build Another

    Each year millions of metric tons of sand are shipped to Singapore to enlarge this island nations land mass while Cambodia destroys its only natural protection against erosion rising sea levels tsunamis and hurricanes and lays waste to a vital and fragile ecosystem that thousands of

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  • Sand Mining Rock Blasting For Colombo Port City

    Then a much publicized assurance was given that sand mining activity dredging will only be done beyond 10km from the shore However much distressed fishermen and women are now reporting that the sand mining is done as usual within a distance of 46km causing irreparable harm to the environment and destruction to their only livelihood namely coastal fishing

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  • Sand Mining Land Reclamation Meet Fierce Resistance In

    Jul 10 2017 Local fishing communities have rejected and attempted to physically prevent sand mining which they fear will destroy their livelihoods The project also faces a lawsuit alleging work commenced without required documentation including a permit from the fisheries ministry and a valid Environmental Impact Assessment

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  • Sand Mining In Coastal Areas Legal Procedures To Follow

    The river beds banks fish and all the other organisms living in and around the river are a major source of livelihood for the traditional communities who live there The river beds have sand which is extracted for both domestic and commercial use However the excessive removal of sand boulders and stones from the rivers creeks estuaries and beaches can destroy the river beds affect the

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  • Sand Mining In Sri Lanka Endangers Coral Reefs And Livelihoods

    Further livelihoods of the coastal communities particularly the smallscale artisanal fishermen are at risk Not only will the sand mining negatively impact the fish population but fishing will be banned for at least 3 years in the mining areas

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  • Kenyas Illegal Sand Miners Destroy Farms To Plunder

    Oct 06 2016 The scarcity has left sand miners with no option but to dredge for sand on farmland an illegal business that has fuelled the construction industry but threatens the livelihoods of thousands of smallscale farmers whose land it destroys

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  • Andhra Cm Jagan Destroyed Livelihoods With Sand Mining

    Oct 25 2019 Andhra CM Jagan destroyed livelihoods with sand mining ban TDP MP writes By banning sand mining till a new policy was put in place CM Jagan put more than 20 lakh labourers out of

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  • Together For Justice Homes And Livelihoods Fall Into The

    Sep 05 2019 Not only are homes being destroyed but livelihoods are being destroyed Fisherfolk need the sea coast for their fishing activities They need the anchorage points to park their boats and spread their nets to dry after the daily sea trip On top of fisher women need the

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  • Impacts Of Sand Mining On Environment A Review

    process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate Biological Environment Sand mining is one of the main threats to the rich biodiversity alongside our perennial rivers and ephemeral water courses It can destroy riverine vegetation cause erosion pollute water sources and

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  • De Lima Underscores Need To Outlaw Black Sand Mining

    In the 17th Congress the lady senator from Bicol filed Senate Bill 960 banning the extradition of black sand due to the harmful effects on people living near mining sites where they suffer illnesses their houses destroyed and their livelihood compromised

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  • High And Dry The Cauverys Otters Need Their River Back

    Intensive industrialscale sand mining top leaves large stretches of the river unsuitable for fish and destroys the livelihood of fishermen who depend on these fish Much of the sand being mined above left in the Cauvery will eventually reach Bengaluru to quench its

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  • Fishermen Should Be Given Primary Rights Over Coastal

    This will lead to the depletion of groundwater contamination of groundwater resources due to intrusion of salt water and accumulation of garbage and sewage along the coastline apart from loss of

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  • Fishermen Suffers As Mining Activities Goes Unchecked

    BANTING More than 300 fishermen in Banting are suffering economically after their monthly catch dropped 50 per cent for the past three months after a suspicious sand mining activity started at the coastal areas near their fishing spot

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  • Fishermen Why We Reject Massive Penang Reclamation

    The PSR and the sandmining activities will affect the northern coast of Perak where coastal erosion is already a problem and will affect fishermen from Tanjung Piandang to Pangkor and affect the mangrove swamps principally in Kuala Kurau and the Ramsarlisted Kuala Sepetang

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  • How To Stop Illegal Sand Mining Ipleaders

    Several mangrove forests had been destroyed by illegal construction to storage docs roads and other infrastructure to facilitate easy transfer of sand from the river This made Mumbai and other neighbouring regions more vulnerable to floods Livelihoods of local fishermen were being threatened by the sand barge which often destroys their net

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  • Sand Stories By Kiran Pereira Publishizer

    Rampant illegal sand mining has resulted in falling fish stocks because dredging destroys the spawning habitat of the fish and muddies the water As a result only a few of the most resilient of fish are able to survive and they are not as profitable for the fishermen

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  • Un Sand Mining Mafias Destroy Environment Livelihoods

    May 07 2019 BANGKOKSand mining is eroding the worlds river deltas and coastlines damaging the environment and hurting livelihoods from Cambodia to Colombia as government regulation fails

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  • Sand Mining In Malaysia The Asean Post

    Aug 12 2019 The PSR project could adversely impact the livelihood of 4000 fishermen in Penang along with over 6000 more fishermen in Perak due to sand mining of the coastal seabed Threat to biodiversity Massive amounts of sand are mined for land reclamation projects which have been documented to severely damage environments and ecosystems

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  • Black Sand Mining Eroding Livelihoods Destroying

    Studies and scientific investigations of magnetite mining areas in the province have concluded that black sand mining operations regardless of whether they are legal or not contributed to the depletion of fisheries salt water and chemical intrusion into the freshwater table and worsened flooding in coastal and riverside communities said Clemente Bautista national coordinator of Kalikasan PNE

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  • Kenyas Illegal Sand Miners Destroy Farms To Plunder

    Oct 06 2016 Years of uncontrolled sand mining in riverbeds at a rate that outpaces natural replenishment have depleted sand deposits in the rivers of counties surrounding the capital Nairobi The scarcity has left sand miners with no option but to dredge for sand on farmland an illegal business that has fuelled the construction industry but threatens the livelihoods of thousands of smallscale farmers

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  • Sea Sand Mining Off Selangor Perak Reducing Catch Says

    Aug 24 2019 The Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia says offshore sand mining activities have affected the livelihood of thousands of coastal fishermen in Perak and Selangor

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