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Sand Mining in the Mekong : Guest Post by Dr Christopher Hackney

In this guest blog, Dr Christopher Hackney, co-author of a comment published in Nature, talks about his experience of sand mining in the Mekong and the need for better governance around sand mining.

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Map the system : Guest Post by Eva Luna Tirard and William Guinaudie, Concordia University, Montreal

Map the System is an initiative of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford in partnership with educational institutions across the world. It is a global competition that asks you to think differently about social and environmental change.

SandStories invited two of the competitors from Canada to talk about their experience at the competition. In sharing their experience, we hope to document the current state of affairs and how we can bring attention to this issue that underpins our modern, digital lifestyles to look for solutions.

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The Sand Industry in Switzerland : Guest post by Natacha Reymond from Sand X

In the autumn semester of 2018, a group of students of the University of Geneva, Switzerland, worked intensely on the global sand crisis and the sand supply industry. A few of them chose to focus their research on Western Switzerland and looked at good and bad practices in the area.

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