A documentary illustrating the enormous importance that sand has in our daily lives, and the ongoing war of this precious natural resource. In almost everything we consume, sand is an important ingredient, from toothpaste and pavements to airplanes. Since the demand from the construction industry has increased, a form of mafia has infiltrated a large part of the world and plunder the planet's resources. What will the consequences of this increasing demand for sand? How is our environment and life on the planet affected by this new gold rush?