Commentary: Sand dredging in Cambodian mangrove forests for export to Singapore causes loss of livelihood & forced migration
Author: Kalyanee Mam, Emergence Magazine, Published on: 21 July 2018
"Lost World", 16 July 2017
For over a decade, the government of Cambodia has granted several private companies concessions to mine these mangrove forests for sand. ...Cambodia destroys its only natural protection...lays waste to a vital and fragile ecosystem that thousands of families depend on for their livelihood.
...Since the sand dredging began, every family in Koh Sralau has lost a family member, each one forced to migrate to other places and other countries for work.
Related companies: Marina Bay Sands