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The Aral Sea, once one of the four largest lakes in the world, is confined today to a strip of water and a toxic desert, its ecosystems almost totally destroyed by the touch of humankind, purely for economic reasons. Its demise was begun by diverting wate

The Aral Sea, once one of the four largest lakes in the world,...

The history Short-term resource management policies starting in the 1940s, with the aim of boosting the production of cotton ("white gold") in Uzbekistan , saw the Amu Dar'ya and Syr Dar'ya Rivers diverted into irrigation channels and away from ... Pravda, 2 weeks ago

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Aral Sea Reborn

The World Bank and the Kazakh government spend millions of dollars to re-fill the sea and help revive its ecosystems. The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth largest lake - a rich haven for fish, birds and other wildlife. It was also home to ...
 Al Jazeera2 weeks ago

People of the Lake

The drying up of the Aral Sea was an environmental and human tragedy, but can Kazakhstan undo this man-made disaster? Filmmaker: Ensar Altay The Aral Sea, located between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, was once the fourth-largest lake in the ...
 Al Jazeera2 weeks ago

Uzbekistan to begin developing hydrocarbons in Aral Sea in 2017 [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan]

May 29--Uzbekistan plans to begin further exploration, construction and development of hydrocarbon fields in the Uzbek part of the Aral Sea in 2017, said the program of measures for structural reforms, modernization and diversification of production ...
 Bloomberg1 month ago

Uzbekistan: A dying sea, mafia rule, and toxic fish

The Aral Sea fell victim to Soviet designs to irrigate huge swaths of desert and now offers only a poisoned catch. Aralkum, Uzbekistan - White flurries blur the sky and spread over the soil. A thin layer of fine powder blankets the shaking, ...
 Al Jazeera2 weeks ago

30 remarkable before-and-after photos make it undeniably clear were ruining our planet

NASA The Aral Sea in Central Asia, 2000 vs. 2014. Climate change can seem like a massive, invisible, slow process. At times, it can seem like something we won't be able to visualize until it's too late . A collection of images (from ...
 Business Insider Malaysia1 month ago Remarkable before-and-after photos make it undeniably clear we're ruining our planet  Business Insider1 month ago

EBRD, EU finance Kazakhstan's sustainable supply of water

The Aral Sea is disappearing. Fishing communities have moved and stranded ships now dot the wide Central Asian steppe like a mirage,EBRD reports. What used to be the world's fourth largest lake is now reduced to 10 per cent of its former size. It ...
 Azer News1 week ago EBRD EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELO : and EU boost Kazakhstan's sustainable supply of water  4 Traders1 week ago

Uzbekistan to explore hydrocarbon fields in Aral Sea

/By AzerNews/ By Aynur Karimova Tashkent plans to start supplementary exploration and development of hydrocarbon fields in the Uzbek part of the Aral Sea in 2017. This was noted in a program of measures on structural reforms, modernization and ...
 Today.Az1 month ago
New Zealand Herald

Sam Judd: World war on water

Out of all the basic necessities for human life, surely water has to be the most important of them all. But despite how critical it is we seem willing to squander this precious resource, creating economic and health risks as well as conflict. I ...
 New Zealand Herald15 hours ago Central Asia's coming water crisis Jun 23, 2015  Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections1 week ago Thirsty yet? Central Asia's coming water crisis  Manila Times1 week ago UN Chief Brings Rights Message To Central Asia, Few Hear It  Radio Free Europe2 weeks ago

First deputy PM held talks with UN special envoy Petko Draganov

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Today in Ukimet Uiy first deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev has held talks with the newly appointed UN special representative - Head of the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia ...
 Kazinform2 days ago
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