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From Sea to Sand: the Social, Political, and Environmental Consequences of the Dessicated Aral Sea Disaster

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Title From Sea to Sand: the Social, Political, and Environmental Consequences of the Dessicated Aral Sea Disaster
Creator Walton, Brett
Subject deserts Central Asia irrigation water management irrigation management ecological restoration water
Description A half century of desert irrigation has caused the Aral Sea to shrink by 90 percent. Restoration of the sea is impossible and rehabilitation is blocked by political feuds. Meanwhile, disease incidence is rising and livelihoods are being lost. Come hear about why water management in Central Asia is so difficult. Circle of Blue
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-03-23T17:39:30Z 2011-03-23T17:39:30Z 2010-05-25
Type Presentation Recording, oral
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1773/16391
Language en_US

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