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Aral Sea The Aral Sea Intensive irrigation can dramatically increase agricultural productivity in drylands regions, but not without cost. The decline of the Aral Sea ranks as one of the Earth's greatest environmental disasters. The sea ... the Aral Sea has shrunk by 50%. The once-thriving commercial fishery declined as the sea's water became more saline, and eventually the sea died. As the former sea ...
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Links to More Informationa About the Aral Sea
Links to More Informationa About the Aral Sea Links to More Information About the Aral Sea Central Asia Research and Remediation Exchange (CARRE) CARRE at San Diego State University is a ... detection in the Aral Sea region. Declassified Satellite Photography of the Aral Sea This image, at the U.S. Geological Survey's EROS Data Center, is a 1962 photograph of the Aral Sea acquired by a ...
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EJF: The Aral Sea Crisis
Left: the Aral Sea in 1989, six months prior to the inauguration of President Karimov. Right: the Aral Sea in 2003. Before the expansion of Uzbekistan's cotton production, the Aral Sea was home to ... of water now reaching the Aral Sea has declined substantially. Indeed, at certain times of year the Amu Darya river runs dry long before it reaches the Aral Sea. According to recent data from ...
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Internet Resources for the Convention to Combat Desertification
Training and Research (UNITAR) World Meteorological Organization (WMO) NATIONAL/REGIONAL ACTIVITIES National Desertification Funds Aral Sea MEDALUS II -- Mediterranean Europe Iceland Somalia Environmental Protection and Anti-Desertification Organization (SEPADO) NON-GOVERNMENTAL ...
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Eco-Economy Indicators: WATER RESOURCES - World's Water Resources Face Mounting Pressure
Aral Sea, is diverted to ... Aral Sea are now up to 150 kilometers from the water’s edge. Water levels dropped so low that the sea split in two in the late 1980s. While the South Aral Sea, intermittently fed by the weakened Amu Darya, will likely never recover, recent efforts to revitalize the North Aral Sea ...
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The Regional Impacts of Climate Change
Hindu Kush and Tien Shan mountain ranges; the lowest point is the Dead Sea in Israel (-395 m). Many of the region's countries are landlocked. The total population ... /semi-arid region, leading to long-term detrimental effects on ecosystems and human health. The Aral Sea is an illustrative example of the multiplicative effects of resource overuse, which can lead to ...
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EMonument
New Chapter in Belgium' Building for a European Future: 'Belgian Building Research Institute' INTAS funded Aral Sea Project CORDIS Focus RTD Focus Archive Document Life-Cycle Management Swiss National Centre of Competence ...
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International Lake Environment Committee
Report ---[PDF Document 5.24Mb] LBMI Main Report Map Appendix--- [PDF Document 4.06Mb] 1. Aral Sea 2. Lake Baikal 3. Lake Baringo 4. Bhoj Wetland 5. Lake Biwa 6. Lake Chad ...
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Links to Related Websites
Mono Lake Winter Photography Seminar 2002 taught by Rick Knepp Other Sites of Interest Aral Sea Berkeley Earth Sciences and Map Library California Historic Sites and Museums Center for Aquatic and ...
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Activities - Xpeditions @ nationalgeographic.com
Aral Sea Activity Index Aral Sea << A wrecked boat on the Aral Sea, near Kulandy, Kazakhstan. Photograph by Yann Arthus-Bertrand/CORBIS Your Mission The Aral Sea is in trouble, as are the people who live nearby. Help figure out why people in the Aral Sea region have so many complaints. Briefing The Aral Sea, located in ...
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