After water and air, it's the most used natural resource in the world. But are we really running out of it?
If so, why? And what happens if we do?
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- 🌡 What do we use sand for?
- 🏘 How much sand goes into a house?
- 🇨🇳 How much sand China uses
- ⏳ Where does this sand come from?
- 👮♂️ Sand mafias
- 🤷♂️ Can we avoid using sand?
- 🗼 Sand in Dubai (it doesn't come from where you think it does)
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