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A sand predicament

Do we really need more reclamation?

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BFM speaks to S Mageswari, the honorary secretary of Sahabat Alam Malaysia, about the impacts of sand mining in Malaysia.

Sand – it’s the tiny grains that crunch under our feet as we walk on the beach. It’s in our buildings and roads. And it’s a primary raw material in making the glass screens and the silicon chips in your smartphone. But did you know the world is running out of sand?

Produced by Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by Sumitra Selvaraj, Tee Shiao Eek and Lim Sue Ann

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