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Aral Sea - Wikipedia


The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake lying between Kazakhstan (Aktobe and Kyzylorda ... Most of the area around the Aral Sea was inhabited by desert nomads who left ... Unfortunately, saxaul wood did ...

Disappearance of the Aral Sea | World Resources Institute


May 23, 2008 ... The Aral Sea, on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, is a ... As fish stocks have been reintroduced, the local economy is growing.

What resources did the Aral Sea supply to the local inhabitants


The Aral Sea used to supply its local inhabitants with commercial fishing. Since the sea evaporated, you can literally sea the hulks of the former fishing vessels ...

The Aral Sea Crisis

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Changes in population are important to understand the Aral Sea crisis for various ... Governments pressure local farmers to produce a certain level of crops by buying them ... of available fresh water resources suitable for domestic water supply. ... Not only did this eliminate much chance for fish in the sea to survive, it also left ...

Water Diversions Investigation 14.pdf

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water diversions: the Salton Sea, Aral Sea, and the Colorado River. Materials ... What resources did the Aral Sea supply to the local inhabitants? 5. Describe ...

Aral sea Homepage - Naila Okda Homepage


The Aral Sea was once the fourth biggest inland sea in the world. ... With abundant fish resources, and a busy shipping trade between its northern port ... Due to the lack of fresh drinking water supply, people in most of the settlements ... the region is the biggest constraint to any advancement of the local people's well being.

Water Diversions - APES - ETHAN TRAN


5: What resources did the Aral Sea supply to the local inhabitants? The Aral Sea supplies resources such as fish, water, transportation, and recreation.

Desiccation of the Aral Sea: A Water Management Disaster in the ...


The Aral Sea in the Soviet Union, formerly the world's fourth largest lake in area, ... Local water use is being improved and schemes to save parts of the sea have .... However, irrigation withdrawals before the 1960s did not measurably reduce .... has caused drinking water supply problems for communities around the sea.

Nature–society linkages in the Aral Sea region - ScienceDirect


Nov 30, 2012 ... Central Asia's Aral Sea crisis represents a disaster of monumental ... aimed at ensuring the sustainability of wildlife (game) resources. ... In addition to observations of the Aral itself and the local pastoral inhabitants, Butakoff (1853) also ... today, as does a mural depicting the event in the town's train ...

Aral Sea - Aral Sea


Critical situation caused by the Aral Sea drying off was the result of agrarian ... The dependence of the Central Asian civilization's development of water resources dates back to .... supply and are the main atmospheric moisture condensators of the region. .... In the late 1970s several species of fish did not reproduce at all.

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4) Describe several ways the Salton Sea has altered the ecosystem of the region. Explain the ... What resources did the Aral Sea supply to the local inhabitants?

Water Diversions - Kwanga.net


12) Why was the water supply to the Aral Sea diverted? 13) What resources did the Aral Sea supply to the local inhabitants? 14) Describe three environmental ...

The Aral Sea Crisis


In the last 60+ years the Aral Sea has suffered irreparable damage from an unnatural ... the Sea in order to favor agriculture rather than supply the Aral Sea basin. ... Even re-watering those lakes does not compensate for the increased salinity ...