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GRID-Geneva is co-organising the conference "Safe sand, save the planet" along with the University of Northeastern, Boston

Date: Jun. 20 2024

On June 20th and 21st, UNEP/GRID-Geneva is co-organizing with Northeastern University, USA, and the University of Plymouth, UK, the conference “Saving Sand to Save the Planet.” This critical event, made possible through a grant awarded by the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK), brings together experts from around the world to address the global sand crisis. Through collaborative discussions, we aim to explore sustainable substitutes, engage stakeholders, and foster the creation of a collaborative network. Let’s work together to protect our environment and ensure a sustainable future for sand resources!