As the world struggles with the ever increasing reality of diminishing natural resources, water, oil, natural gas, phosphorous, to name a few, yet another world resource is being threatened by over consumption. Sand. An article in Dezeen.com brings attention to the fact that increased demand for sand in the glass-making and concrete industries has risen dramatically over the years resulting in rapid depletion of the world’s supply. Environmentalists and scientists are warning us that we are losing vast quantities of this irreplaceable, precious resource and more must be done to protect it. Read HERE for the whole story.