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River bank instability from unsustainable sand mining in the lower Mekong River (2020)
Journal Article
Houseago, R. C., Nicholas, A. P., Best, J. L., Darby, S. E., Hackney, C. R., Darby, S., …Houseago, R. (2020). River bank instability from unsustainable sand mining in the lower Mekong River. Nature Sustainability, 3(3), 217-225. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-019-0455-3

Recent growth of the construction industry has fuelled demand for sand, with considerable volumes being extracted from the world’s large rivers. Sediment transport from upstream naturally replenishes sediment stored in river beds, but the absence of... Read More about River bank instability from unsustainable sand mining in the lower Mekong River.