Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Environmental Flux

The planet is in a state of flux due to humans. The Aral Sea is almost gone. The Southern Aral Sea is likely gone for good. That's a lot of fresh water lost to cotton irrigation and bad irrigation infrastructure.

NASA time series mosaic of the Aral Sea

Links: The Aral Sea Foundation
The Times Online article (2007) . If the URL fails, here's the Google Search URL


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