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Sri Lanka court blocks president's sand mining concessions

17 Jul 2020 [COLOMBO] A Sri Lankan court Friday blocked President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's controversial move to relax restrictions on sand mining and...

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Curbing Unregulated River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

17 Dec 2018 RSM has severe environmental, socio-economic, safety, and public health consequences. Increases in flow velocity cause river banks to erode...

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Policy Options for Sustainable River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) of Sri Lanka currently keeps records of all the licenses issued for sand mining and transportation. According to...

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Curbing Illegal Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

After. Indonesia, Sri Lanka was the country hardest hit. However, science has found that sand mining could have further exacerbated the problem. Removal of...

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background radiation levels near a mineral sand mining

24 Feb 2020 Abstract. Lanka Mineral Sands Ltd (LMS) is a company operating in Pulmoddai, Sri Lanka, mining for rare earth minerals along with monazite...

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River sand mining and associated environmental problems in

The Nilwala and Ginganga rivers are the main rivers in southern Sri Lanka that are suffering from both illegal and excessive sand mining. However, other rivers in...

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Sri Lanka to deploy military as loosening transport permits

6 Jan 2020 Sri Lanka's decision to liberalize the permits to transport of sand, granite and soil is being abused, with complaints of spike in illegal mining,...

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Curbing Unregulated River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka in particular, demand has been rising since the early 1990s, and has taken a notable leap since the 2004 tsunami. River sand mining (RSM) has...

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Can River Sand Mining Be Sustainable?

Sustainable River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka' by Dr. L.H.P. Gunaratne,. Department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management, Faculty of. Agriculture...

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Policy Options for Sustainable River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

By L H P Gunaratne; Abstract: Indiscriminate river sand mining, due to the recent boom in the construction industry in Sri Lanka, has created a....

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Environmental politics of sand mining in Sri Lanka | Daily FT

31 Jul 2020 In the mining industry, the wider policy concerns in terms of over exploitation of minerals such as sand without sustainable measures to restore...

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Locals fear environmental damage and police brutality as

6 Jul 2020 Illegal sand mining has been tearing down trees and causing massive the election of Gotabaya Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka's president last year....

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123 arrested for illegal sand mining: SL Army

26 Sep 2020 COLOMBO (News 1st): A total of 123 people were arrested during a special raid conducted by the Sri Lanka Army, for their involvement in sand...

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River sand mining and associated environmental problems in

The Nilwala and Ginganga rivers are the main rivers in southern Sri. Lanka that are suffering from both illegal and excessive sand mining. However, other rivers in...

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POS 046 EIA Report Sandmining

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA. MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS. OFFSHORE SAND MINING FOR THE. COLOMBO...

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Shifting Sands in Sri Lanka

6 Sep 2011 River sand mining - a second tsunami? Sand is a mineral as defined in the Mines and Minerals Act No. 33 of (1992) of. Sri Lanka and is the...

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Problems and Issues Related to River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

Title: Problems and Issues Related to River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka. Authors: Piyadasa, Ranjana. U. K. Issue Date: 2012. Citation: Annual research...

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Sri Lanka Court Blocks President's Sand Mining

17 Jul 2020 A Sri Lankan court Friday blocked President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's controversial move to relax restrictions on sand mining and transport which...

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A Comparative Analysis on Curbing Illegal Sand Mining in Sri

A Comparative Analysis on Curbing Illegal Sand Mining in Sri Lanka: In light of Environmental Law. Cooray, MDM; Gamage, PBK. URI: ir.kdu.ac.lk/...

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Digging for development: the hidden cost of sand :: IWMI

19 May 2014 Sand mining in Sri Lanka is undercutting riverbanks, undermining water quality, ecosystems and land use....

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(PDF) River sand mining and associated environmental

2 Oct 2016 The Nilwala and Ginganga rivers are the main rivers in southern Sri Lanka that are suffering from both illegal and excessive sand mining....

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Mechanized Sand Mining in the Maha Oya, Sri Lanka | EJAtlas

16 Aug 2016 Impacts on the livelihoods and subsistence of the communities [1]. Uncontrolled sand mining has caused destruction to the natural morphology of...

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Policy Options for Sustainable River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

Sand is the property of the state and a permit is required to mine and transport it (Mines and Minerals Act No. 33 (1992) of Sri Lanka). Artisanal sand mining was...

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Maha Oya Sand Mining To Affect Millions

14 Jul 2016 The coastal stretch from Negombo to Chilaw has been identified as the most eroded coastline in Sri Lanka by the Coastal Zone Management...

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Building an Advocacy Coalition for River Sand Mining Affected

Illicit and unregulated river sand mining has created a number of social and environmental issues in Sri Lanka. Damage to riverine ecosystems causes biodiversity...

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