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Greenland’s melting glaciers spew a complicated treasure: sand

8 mins | Sep 9, 2022
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The resource happens to be extremely good for making concrete. While Greenland's glaciers melt, super-valuable sand is spewing from them at a rate that's actually growing an island. It's left the nation with an economic and social dilemma: is exploiting that valuable, abundant resource on a wider scale environmentally, socially, and economically justifiable? Matt Simon investigates.
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