Scientists consider true costs of sand, call for sustainability effort

Washington DC (UPI) May 21, 2021
The authors of a new research paper want scientists and policy makers to start considering the sustainability implications of global sand use. Though not as overtly destructive as oil or coal, sand, the authors argue, is a valuable finite resource – the extraction of which can cause considerable environmental damage. Sand may seem plentiful, but as a key ingredient in both concr

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