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Video: Dried-up Aral Sea springs back to life

FRANCE 24 - Sep 15, 2017
Straddling the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the Aral Sea was once the fourth-largest saline lake in the world, an inland sea of 66,000 square kilometres. But in 1950, the Soviets diverted the two rivers that fed it in order to irrigate ...

Scientists Think They Know Why the Caspian Sea Is Shrinking

Gizmodo - Aug 29, 2017
Shrinking seas in the area certainly be a cause for concern, though. The nearby Aral Sea was once the world's fourth largest salt lake, but is now a mostly dried-up wasteland referred to in the past tense after the Soviet Union diverted the rivers that ...

"Astana is a metropolis of obsolescence"

Dezeen - Sep 20, 2017
The Aral Sea, shared with Uzbekistan, partly became desert as the result of irrigation. The Soviet space programme launched its satellites from here, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The northern steppe of this huge country was host to the Semipalatinsk ...

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