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@natgeo Photo by Adam Ferguson @adamfergusonstudio | A view of an illegal sand mine on the bank of the Yamuna River in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. As construction and industry drive a demand for sand, illegal sand mining is stripping riverbeds and beaches of sand, with severe environmental consequences. The unregulated sand mining industry employs thousands of workers who depend on the mining for their livelihood and is controlled by corrupt local power brokers. Follow me at @adamfergusonstudio to see more stories about critical social issues. #adamferguson #natgeo #environment #climatechange
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