- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 52 min.)) : sound, color
- Publisher: [United States] : Green Planet Films : 2013.
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Directed by Denis Delestrac.
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Narrator, Trevor Hayes ; commentators, Michael Welland, Kiran Pereira.
Sand Wars is a surprising investigation into one of the most consumed natural resources on the planet. Due to the high demand for sand, the planet's reserves are being threatened. Three-quarters of the world's beaches are in decline and bound to disappear as victims of erosion, or of sand smuggling. Triggered by building construction, smuggling bands, or "sand mafias," plunder beaches and rivers for this highly prized commodity. Sand Wars will take us around the world to witness this new gold rush firsthand.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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