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The Shifting Sands of Baliís Beaches

Mining of Baliís Beaches Aggravating the Erosion of the Islandís Shorelines.


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, beaches, erosion abrasion, Preservation and Conservation of the Environment Ė Bali, SKPPLH-Bali, Made Mangku, Buleleng, Denpasar, sand mining
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(6/27/2011)

From the total approximate 460 kilometers of Bali beachfront, nearly 40% has suffered severe erosion with the remaining 60% falling victim to at least light erosion. Moreover, according to Beritabal.com, the average of abrasion on some beaches in Bali is 4 meters each year.

The chairman of the Working Secretariat for the Preservation and Conservation of the Environment – Bali (SKPPLH-Bali), Made Mangku, says that one of the main causes of beach erosion in Bali is the large-scale mining of beach sand.

Suggesting the wide extent of the sand mining now underway, Mangku said: I once sat along the Bypass (highway) and in just one hour 38 trucks (full of sand) passed by. You can count that in 24 hours, if one truck holding 6-7 tons of sand.”

Mangku said the level of erosion and shore abrasion is worst in Bali’s north at Buleleng beach where 40% of that area’s beaches having suffered significant erosion.

But, according to Beritabali.com, the most widespread erosion and abrasion are found in Bali’s capital of Denpasar there the city’s entire 9 kilometers of breach front has been damaged.


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