The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake lying between Kazakhstan (Aktobe and
Kyzylorda .... The government maintained a massive irrigation system which
Murray .... The future of the Aral Sea, and the res...
What do the Salton Sea and the Aral Sea have in common? ... Starved of water,
the Aral shrank from the world's fourth-largest saline lake to a tenth its original ...
11) What government agency is responsible for the Aral Sea and its plight? 12)
Why was the water supply to the Aral Sea diverted? 13) What resources did the ...
The Aral Sea is located in the lowlands of Turan occupying land in the ... three
quarters of water volume was lost, and its depth lowered by 19 meters. ... and
Financial Assistance to the Government of the Republic of Kazakstan and to ...
Through the Agency for International Development (AID) the US pursued the Aral
basin, receives the bulk of its water from the two major rivers of ... calculations,
restoring the Aral Sea to its pre-1960 size ... system that existed under the Soviet
government. .... plight became known to the world in the late 1980's. .... The
various agencies of the region who are responsible for managing the region's
The Aral Sea seen from the European Space Agency's Meris instrument ... Mr
Musabaev remembers how in the late 1960s the Soviet government held a .... Yet
10 cu km were needed just to keep the sea as it was, let alone to reverse its plight
. ..... of the officials in Uzbekistan, but the responsible authorities — procurators, ...
Dec 10, 2011 ... ... and if it makes people listen to the plight of the Salton Sea then all the better! ...
One condition creating the problem of the Salton Sea is its salty inflows ..... The
Aral Sea, a freshwater lake in a Central Asian desert basin, was .... the
responsibility of government and water agencies involved in the transfer...
cent.8 Water consumption has deprived the Volga of 5 percent of its his- toric
flows ... Aral Sea is an extreme case: Consumption of water drawn from the Amu.
Darya and Syr .... to the narrow institutional interests of the principal government
agencies ..... ment burdens for which they are ultimately responsible. Moreover,.
The programme will be implemented by five UN agencies: UNDP, UNESCO,
UNFPA, WHO ... the Aral Sea disaster, this project will focus on the geographical
region of ... The region is divided into 14 Districts each of which has its own local
... by both the Government of Uzbekistan and International Community, that there
Dec 5, 2013 ...  The result was the Aral Sea shrinking by 44 percent. ... Poor Soviet irrigation
methods took their toll on the sea, draining it to one third of its former volume. ...
when the Soviet government forced Central Asian peasants to cut ... the
guidelines of the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States.