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Sand Dune Park

Goa is set to be home to the country’s first sand dune park under a project funded by The World Bank which has accepted the proposal of the Biodiversity Board of the state and has sanctioned a sum of 3 crores for the project.

The sand dune project in Goa will build bridges made of eco-sensitive materials which will protect the sand dune vegetation from being trampled upon by tourists. Several interpretation and thematic centres will educate visitors about the importance of the sand dune ecosystems and the need to conserve them. Nurseries of sand dune vegetation will be set up. Vegetation will be restored where it has been eroded on beach stretches

About Sand Dune

A dune is a landform, and is a large mass of wind-blown sand. Dunes are most common in deserted environments, such as the Sahara, and also near beaches.

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