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Sand Wars

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS (Firm), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2014] ©2014 2017.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Films on Demand.
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Sand Wars is a surprising investigation into one of the most consumed natural resources on the planet. The planet's sand reserves are being threatened. Three-quarters of the world's beaches are in decline as victims of erosion or "sand mafias." But what will be the consequences of sand extraction on the environment and life on the planet? Sand Wars takes us around the world to witness this new gold rush firsthand.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1021059977
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS (Firm), 2014.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 15, 2017.
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Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 8 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Sand in Everyday Life (4:41); Sand Business (6:13); Sand in Singapore (3:28); Effects of Dredging (7:44); Beach Erosion (9:12); Source of Sand (3:20); Sea Rise (5:12); Alternatives to Sand (5:42); Fighting the Sand Wars (5:39); Credits: Sand Wars (0:45);
Other Titles: Sand Wars
Responsibility: PBS (Firm).
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Sand Wars is a surprising investigation into one of the most consumed natural resources on the planet. The planet's sand reserves are being threatened. Three-quarters of the world's beaches are in decline as victims of erosion or "sand mafias." But what will be the consequences of sand extraction on the environment and life on the planet? Sand Wars takes us around the world to witness this new gold rush firsthand.

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