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    Mexico beach project stirs concern - 22 Dec 09

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Years of overdevelopment and major hurricanes have stripped large parts of Mexicos Caribbean coast of its sand.

    In the tourist resort of Cancun, the government has embarked on a multi-million-dollar project to pump sand back onto the beaches.

    Hotel owners hope the recovery project will bring tourists back, but environmental activists are giving warning it could cause a fresh ecological disaster.

    Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from the beach.