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Curbing Unregulated River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

Improved river sand mining regulation and enforcement has directly benefitted over Professionals (NetWwater) and the Universities of Colombo and Ruhuna), without a pre-issued magistrate's warrant; and changed the details captured in....

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Shifting Sands in Sri Lanka

6 Sep 2011 Collective Action by River Sand Mining affected Communities. Kusum Athukorala In many villages in RSM prone areas, substantial numbers of young male school Environment Authority (CEA) in Colombo. One stated...

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(PDF) River sand mining and associated environmental

2 Oct 2016 River sand mining activities have disrupted the natural equilibrium and have Department of Geography, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka....

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Public outcry against illegal sand mining

25 Dec 2019 Colombo (News 1st): A public outcry can be seen throughout the country at Residents allege that illegal sand mining is being carried out under the guise of 18 year old arrested for posting false information on curfew....

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POS 046 EIA Report Sandmining

approximately 3 km offshore of Kerawalapitiya. just north of Colombo. environment, a description of the anticipated environmental impacts, As successfully employed in previous projects, the dredging (sand mining) will be carried out....

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State of water : Sri Lanka

Expansion of sand-mining activities also affects the river water quality such as and Natural Resources). 2008. Caring For Environment 2008-2012. Colombo....

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River sand mining and associated environmental problems in

Department of Geography, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka has been made to study the environmental impacts of such sand mining in the well documented, little information is available for smaller streams, and only limited attention has....

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Project Detail

The sand mining shall be looked as one of the examples. The community in the selected region is mostly relying on these resources for their livelihood. A proper...

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

16 Aug 2016 Maha Oya river is one of the main sources of sand for the increasing needs in construction materials by Sri Lanka. River sand mining has high environmental and social impacts. Project Details and Actors coastal belt including capital city Colombo is supplied by the water drawn from the main rivers....

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Environmental Impacts of Sand Exploitation. Analysis

26 Jun 2017 resources, illegal mining, and environmental impact of sand mining. The purpose First, based on data collected from different database sources, we will analyze sand production, Symposium, University of Colombo. 2012....

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Problems and Issues Related to River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka

to River Sand Mining in Sri Lanka. Authors: Piyadasa, Ranjana. U. K. Issue Date: 2012. Citation: Annual research Symposium 2012, University of Colombo....

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1. Executive Summary 1. The fisheries provide a significant

Asia has the highest numbers of fishers and fish farmers.1 Banka Island/Indonesia, and Colombo/Sri Lanka.4 The selected cases show the impact of ex-ante assessments of extractive industry projects, such as sand extraction, operated....

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Environmentalists raise concerns over sand mining project at

7 Jun 2020 COLOMBO (News1st): Environmentalists have raised concerns over the sand mining project at the Somawathiya reserve, while authorities claim the proceeds of 18 year old arrested for posting false information on curfew...

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RIVER SAND MINING MANAGEMENT

Details of the criteria needed to ensure that sand and gravel extraction is carried out in a sustainable way are given in Chapter 3 of this guideline. A summary of...

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On the status and mechanisms of coastal erosion in Marawila

12 May 2020 The river discharge and extent of watershed sand mining influenced the supply The extraction of shoreline data from beach properties, bathymetry is located 84 km north of the city of Colombo, on the west coast of Sri...

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Maha Oya Sand Mining To Affect Millions

14 Jul 2016 This indiscriminate sand extraction from the river leads to lack of 146/ 34, Havelock Road, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka; Figure 02: A map of mined pits Disclaimer: Information in this article has been directly obtained from the...

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Sri Lanka

Geological Survey and Mines Bureau and others (2004) (original petition) Colombo 01. are considered as one of the critical coastal habitat of the estuarine complex with regard to the details of vegetation, habitat distribution and extent. i. ecological destruction and environmental damage by sand mining and removal....

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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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Land reclamation completed for China

16 Jan 2019 The mega 1.4-billion-U.S. dollar Colombo Port City project is dredgers used for the sand mining operation had left the project site. In total...

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the geological survey & mines bureau (gsmb) annual report

17 Jul 2020 generates and disseminates geoscientific information and regulates quarrying and sand mining activities in Colombo. District. 12. A field visit...

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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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Sri Lanka : Issuance of permits for sand, soil, and gravel from

2 May 2020 Sri Lanka : Issuance of permits for sand, soil, and gravel from May 11 (Sri May 02, Colombo: The issuance of licenses for the transportation of sand, soil, and gravel will resume on May 11, the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau said. Further information in this regard can be obtained by contacting the...

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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, University of Colombo and University of Ruhuna....

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Sri Lanka court blocks president's sand mining concessions

17 Jul 2020 Colombo (AFP) July 17, 2020 - A Sri Lankan court Friday blocked President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's controversial move to relax restrictions on...

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