Home Science Sand mining is threatening lives along the Mekong River

Sand mining is threatening lives along the Mekong River

0

It’s a resource used in global construction and mined from rivers and coasts across the world. Now new research has shown sand mining is causing river beds to lower, leading to riverbank instability and increasing the likelihood of dangerous river bank collapse, damaging infrastructure and housing and putting lives at risk.

Source: ScienceDaily.com