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Detection of illicit sand mining and the associated ...

Illegal sand mining activities are rampant in coastal and inland water around the world and result in increased water turbidity, reduced water transparency, damage to fish spawning sites and adverse effects on the health of aquatic ecosystems. However, many sand dredging vessels hide during the day

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China To Crackdown On Illegal Yangtze River Sand Dredging

2021-3-16  by David Stanway (Reuters) – China has launched a crackdown on illegal sand mining (dredging for sand used in construction) operations on the Yangtze river, which have affected shipping routes. ...

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Detection of illicit sand mining and the associated ...

(1) The Landsat data revealed that sand dredging vessels first appeared in February 2012 and their number (monthly average: 658) peaked in 2016, and sand dredging stopped after March 2017. (2) The VIIRS NTL data were satisfactory for monitoring nighttime illegal dredging activities, and they more accurately reflected the temporal and spatial ...

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China's Latest Weapon Against Taiwan: the Sand Dredger ...

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is "an inseparable part of

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China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is "an inseparable part of

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China’s latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is “an inseparable part of China.” Taiwanese authorities, it alleged, are using their claims of control over the waters near the islands to “detain mainland boats and even resorting to dangerous and violent means in their ...

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China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger ...

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is "an inseparable part of

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China's latest weapon against Taiwan: The sand dredger -

2021-11-14  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is "an inseparable part of China". Taiwanese authorities, it alleged, are ...

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Sand mining in Vasai Creek, Mumbai, India EJAtlas

2020-2-18  Many officially unreported deaths by drowning and burial under sand have been reported in the Vasai creek near Mumbai where illegal sand dredging operations continue despite official bans. The construction boom in India has generated demand for sand which is often illegally mined from river beds, beaches, and marine floorbeds.

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Is the world running out of sand? The truth behind stolen ...

2018-7-1  Sand dredging degrades corals, seaweeds and seagrass meadows and is a driver of biodiversity loss, threatening species already on the verge of

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China To Crackdown On Illegal Yangtze River Sand Dredging

2021-3-16  by David Stanway (Reuters) – China has launched a crackdown on illegal sand mining (dredging for sand used in construction) operations on the

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EDITORIAL: Time to tackle illegal dredging - Taipei Times

2020-11-6  Illegal sand dredging has serious consequences. It alters the topography of the sea bed, which can lead to the subsidence and collapse of the seafloor. Dredging also seriously damages the delicate ecological environment of the sea bed, devastating the habitat of bottom-dwelling organisms and other marine life.

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Detection of illicit sand mining and the associated ...

(1) The Landsat data revealed that sand dredging vessels first appeared in February 2012 and their number (monthly average: 658) peaked in 2016, and sand dredging stopped after March 2017. (2) The VIIRS NTL data were satisfactory for monitoring nighttime illegal dredging activities, and they more accurately reflected the temporal and spatial ...

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China’s latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is “an inseparable part of China.” Taiwanese authorities, it alleged, are using their claims of control over the waters near the islands

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China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger ...

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is "an inseparable part of China." Taiwanese authorities, it alleged, are ...

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Lagos Declares Zero Tolerance for Illegal Dredging ...

2021-10-7  INSIDEMAINLAND – Lagos State Government has again lamented the infiltration of illegal sand dredging companies in different parts of the State, declaring that it will commence a clamp down exercise on all illegal dredging sites in Lagos State. Announcing a zero tolerance policy on illegal dredging activities in the State recently in his office at Alausa, Ikeja, the Commissioner for Energy ...

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Lagos tackles Illegal dredgers over negative impact of ...

2021-8-31  Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has commenced monitoring activities of sand dredgers in the Awoyaya area of the state and its environs by placing ‘stop work’ order on 10 ...

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China’s latest weapon against Taiwan: The sand dredger ...

2021-2-7  China’s Taiwan Affairs Office said in a statement to Reuters that Taiwan’s claims that Beijing is allowing sand-dredging boats to engage in “illegal operations” near Matsu and the median line are baseless. The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is “an ...

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Environmental protection order sought against illegal ...

2021-9-26  “Corporate dredging is meant to fulfill the demands in Asia for sand as reclamation, and the biggest demand is in Singapore because for the past five years, they have been expanding their land area by one third,” he explained. Since the start of the dredging operation in December 2020 until March this year, Chosen One has so far taken out ...

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Is the world running out of sand? The truth behind stolen ...

2018-7-1  Sand dredging degrades corals, seaweeds and seagrass meadows and is a driver of biodiversity loss, threatening species already on the verge of extinction. ... Illegal sand extraction threatens the ...

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China To Crackdown On Illegal Yangtze River Sand Dredging

2021-3-16  by David Stanway (Reuters) – China has launched a crackdown on illegal sand mining (dredging for sand used in construction) operations on the Yangtze river, which have affected shipping routes. ...

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EDITORIAL: Time to tackle illegal dredging - Taipei Times

2020-11-6  Illegal sand dredging has serious consequences. It alters the topography of the sea bed, which can lead to the subsidence and collapse of the seafloor. Dredging also seriously damages the delicate ecological environment of the sea bed, devastating the habitat of bottom-dwelling organisms and other marine life.

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Detection of illicit sand mining and the associated ...

(1) The Landsat data revealed that sand dredging vessels first appeared in February 2012 and their number (monthly average: 658) peaked in 2016, and sand dredging stopped after March 2017. (2) The VIIRS NTL data were satisfactory for monitoring nighttime illegal dredging activities, and they more accurately reflected the temporal and spatial ...

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China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger ...

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is "an inseparable part of

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China’s latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

2021-2-5  The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is “an inseparable part of China.” Taiwanese authorities, it alleged, are using their claims of control over the

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Lagos Declares Zero Tolerance for Illegal Dredging ...

2021-10-7  INSIDEMAINLAND – Lagos State Government has again lamented the infiltration of illegal sand dredging companies in different parts of the State, declaring that it will commence a clamp down exercise on all illegal dredging sites in Lagos State. Announcing a zero tolerance policy on illegal dredging activities in the State recently in his office at Alausa, Ikeja, the

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Is the world running out of sand? The truth behind stolen ...

2018-7-1  Sand dredging degrades corals, seaweeds and seagrass meadows and is a driver of biodiversity loss, threatening species already on the verge of extinction. ... Illegal sand extraction threatens the ...

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China’s latest weapon against Taiwan: The sand dredger ...

2021-2-7  China’s Taiwan Affairs Office said in a statement to Reuters that Taiwan’s claims that Beijing is allowing sand-dredging boats to engage in “illegal operations” near Matsu and the median line are baseless. The office did say it has taken steps to stop illegal sand-dredging, without elaborating. The office also said Taiwan is “an ...

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Asia's hunger for sand takes a toll on endangered species ...

2018-3-1  Already, scientists have linked poorly regulated and often illegal sand removal to declines in seagrasses in Indonesia and in charismatic species such as the Ganges River dolphin and terrapins in India and Malaysia. In eastern China's Poyang Lake, dredging boats are sucking up tens of millions of tons of sand a year, altering the hydrology of ...

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Study of Sand Mining and Related Environmental

2017-6-19  The illegal sand mining activities conducted along Nzhelele River pose threat to bridges, river banks and nearby structures. They affect uses that local people make of the river and create deep and wide pits on the riverbed. These pits affect the natural flow of water into

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