The Price of Sand: New Documentary Exposes Dangers of Frac ...

May 03, 2017· To mark World Press Freedom Day, DW follows a journalist in Chennai, India, who risks personal safety to investigate illegal sand mining. For her efforts, she's been threatened and intimidated ...

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The deadly cost of sand mining Sheith Khidhir ... a 16-minute documentary called "Lost World" was released. The documentary, directed by Kalyanee Mam and produced by Go Project Films, the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, and Heinrich Böll Stiftung, showcases the damage done to Cambodian coastal fisheries by the industrial-scale ...

Sand mining threatens ways of life, from Cambodia to Nigeria

The Price of SandFilmmaker Jim Tittle previewed his new documentary film, The Price of Sand, at the historic Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing, Minnesota, to a full house last week. With original interviews, coverage of recent events and local music about frac-sand mining, this visually rich 57-minute fil...

Controversial Marina sand mine is examined by documentary ...

Sand and gravel are the most-extracted materials in the world. The UN believes that sand and gravel, or aggregates, account for up to 85 percent of all mining activity around the world, measured ...

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Promise in the Sand was released in June, a short-length, follow-up film to the 2013 documentary The Price of Sand. The new, 25-minute long film focuses on the time between when the midwest frac sand mining industry was booming in 2014 and when it bottomed out in 2016.

Sand Wars | Environment | Al Jazeera

A sand truck in Makueni. One kilometre of motorway requires 30,000 tonnes of sand, according to the 2013 documentary Sand Wars by Denis Delestrac. Bedrock signals the bottom of Nthange River's riverbed. Without sand to slow it down, rivers can diverge and travel at incredibly fast speeds over the bedrock during the rainy season.

THE PRICE OF SAND Silica Mines, Small Towns, and Money ...

Abdulali participated in the production of the 2012 documentary Sand Wars, which focuses on sand mining and its damaging environmental impacts across the world. The film won numerous International Awards and inspired the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to publish a Global Environmental Alert in March 2014 titled "Sand…

France 2 TV filming sand mine documentary | Pleasanton Express

Mar 30, 2017· India's building boom has spawned an illegal trade in sand. Plundering the environment and even killing those who get in its way, the "sand mafia" has spread its influence throughout India.

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Mar 28, 2017· What: Screening of "The Last Coastal Sand Mine," a documentary on sand mining in the Monterey Bay. When: 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Where: Patagonia Santa Cruz, 415 River St., Santa Cruz

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Directed by Denis Delestrac. With Sumaira Abdulali, George Borden, Eric Chaumillon, Loke Ming Chou. Is sand an infinite resource? Can the existing supply satisfy a gigantic demand fueled by construction booms? What are the consequences of intensive beach sand mining for the environment and the neighboring populations?

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Editor's Note: This film will be removed on October 18, 2019. Sand is one of the most-consumed natural resources on the planet. The United Nations estimates that mining of sand and gravel may ...

A UN Report On Sand Mining: "Sand, Rarer Than One Thinks"

'The Price of Sand' is a documentary film about the frac sand mining boom in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota. A year ago, an oil company bought land next to my mother's house in rural ... See full summary » Director: Jim Tittle. Votes: 19

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The deadly cost of sand mining Sheith Khidhir ... a 16-minute documentary called "Lost World" was released. The documentary, directed by Kalyanee Mam and produced by Go Project Films, the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, and Heinrich Böll Stiftung, showcases the damage done to Cambodian coastal fisheries by the industrial-scale ...

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Apr 23, 2019· Sand mining threatens ways of life, from Cambodia to Nigeria A global building boom is driving a high demand for sand, and some of it is getting sourced from sensitive river systems that people ...

The deadly cost of sand mining | The ASEAN Post

Jan 31, 2018· One response to "France 2 TV filming sand mine documentary" Herman Pacheco Jr. says: at 1:11 pm thank you for the story on sand mining. any expository measures are a welcomed relief to those being affected by this nuisance including myself. Capitol aggregates is now my neighbor with no buffer zone to speak of. the mining has ...

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May 24, 2013· WATCH: Sand-Wars, Synopsis An investigation documentary by Denis Delestrac (©-2013); Produced by Rappi Productions and La compagnie des Taxi-Brousse; Sand: Most of us think of it as a complimentary ingredient of any beach vacation. Yet those seemingly insignificant grains of silica surround our daily lives.

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In 2017, China recorded the highest use of cement (which includes sand aggregates) in the world, at an estimated 2.4 billion tonnes. India came second, with 270 million tonnes, followed by the USA ...

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That is the question UCSC professor Gary Griggs posed to those gathered in the Center for Ocean Health building at Long Marine Lab on Thursday before a screening of the documentary film "Sand Wars." According to Griggs, the company is Cemex and its operation near Marina is the only active beach sand mining operation along the U.S. shoreline.

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Feb 27, 2017· From Cambodia to California, industrial-scale sand mining is causing wildlife to die, local trade to wither and bridges to collapse. And booming urbanisation means …

India's Sand Mafia: The Dark Secrets of India's Booming ...

Directed by Jim Tittle. 'The Price of Sand' is a documentary film about the frac sand mining boom in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota. A year ago, an oil company bought land next to my mother's house in rural Minnesota. The deal was kept secret for months, because the new owners wanted to build a huge open pit frac sand mine. When their plans became public, I started to investigate.

The Looming Tragedy of Sand Extraction | Regulation | News

Mar 28, 2017· Illegal sand mining is the dirty secret at the heart of India's booming economy. Conservatively worth $250 million a year, there's little political appetite to stop it.

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