11 min

Why is sand a powerful natural resource? Dr Laura Schoenberger Ask the Geographer

    • Education

In this podcast, we meet with Laura Schoenberger, we explore how, in countries such as Cambodia, sand mining is contributing to the erosion of estuaries, collapse of riverbanks. Sand is not a renewable resource within human timescales, so what does this mean for our environment and the countries that will suffer the most insecurity as a result of its loss.

In this podcast, we meet with Laura Schoenberger, we explore how, in countries such as Cambodia, sand mining is contributing to the erosion of estuaries, collapse of riverbanks. Sand is not a renewable resource within human timescales, so what does this mean for our environment and the countries that will suffer the most insecurity as a result of its loss.

11 min

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