Iconic dunes under threat

A view of Sigatoka Sand Dunes from the roadside. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

ONE of Fiji’s iconic landmarks is under threat as a result of illegal sand extraction. The Sigatoka Sand Dunes — listed under the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) tentative world heritage listing — has been exploited by illegal sand extraction for many years now. While traditional landowners have thanked the Government for […]

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