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 ...
In the last 60+ years the Aral Sea has suffered irreparable damage from an ... The
Soviet government decided in the 1960s to divert those rivers so that they could
... by Khrouchtchev in the 1950s deliberately deprived the Aral Sea of its two
main ... While we must remember at all times that society is responsible for the
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 ...
May 23, 2008 ... The Aral Sea, on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, is a cautionary ... But
with its major inflows being diverted for irrigation, the Aral Sea began ... In 1995,
the World Bank and Kazak government built a dam to prevent ...
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, ...
4 4) Describe several ways the Salton Sea has altered the ecosystem of the
region. ... What government agency is responsible for the Aral Sea and its plight?
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
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,.
economic cooperation with its Caucasus neighbors and remove a major
impediment to normal relations between ... U.S. assistance programs are working
with government agencies and ... Humanitarian programs seek to ease the plight
of the disadvantaged and ... The agencies responsible for maritime law