sandspit


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sandspit

[′san‚spit]
(geology)
A spit consisting principally of sand.
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Sea turtles, which come for nesting on the Sandspit and Hawkes Bay beaches are affected by the plastic items which they mistakenly assume as food and ingest it, which causes them to choke and die.
KARACHI -- A beach plan campaign organized by The Marine Reference Collection and Resource Center in collaboration with HEC under HEC's Social Integration outreach program will be held on 17th November, 2018 (Kakapir Village, Sandspit) and 24th November, 2018 (Abdul Rehman Goth, Hawksbay).
However, by Thursday morning, the oil slick beached on Mubarak Village and quickly spread up to Sandspit Beach by the afternoon.
The environmental organization's teamvisited the affected areasto assess damage to thecoastal habitat and marine biota.They reported dead animals smeared with oil in Mubbarak village and Sandspit.
HM Silk Mills had a beach hut at Sandspit and the young men would go there for midnight picnics.
These include Hawkes Bay, Sandspit, Turtle, Soneri, French, Golden and Manora beaches, Mubarak Village and Bhit Shah Island.
Last week, two young men drowned at Karachis Sandspit beach.
Following the incident, the rescuers attempted to search them at Sandspit beach that falls within the limits of Mauripur police station, however, they failed to get them alive or dead.
KARACHI -- The bodies of two young boys drowned at the Sandspit beach in Karachi were recovered on Monday.
Sandspit, Hawks Bay and Paradise Point are important nesting ground whereas
Syed Ghulam Qadir Shah, National Coordinator Pakistan for International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Mangroves For Future (MFF) program, said in an interview: "World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Pakistan in 2008-09 estimated an area of approximately 92,412 hectares in the Indus Delta and 1,056 hectares in Sandspit area along Karachi coast." The government has added more trees in mangroves forest after this period, he added.