Kazakhstan is involved in recovery of the Aral Sea

  • 2016-04-06
  • Lilija Mauleviciute
Within the last 30 years, the Aral Sea has lost 10% of its original size. The salt from the dried bottom of the sea spreads over the planet, including Antarctica and the North Pole. It impacts considerably the ablation of eternal ice. In the year 1993, the states of the Central Asia where the Aral Sea is situated established the International Fund for the Aral Saving (IFAS) and about 10 billion USD were assigned for saving the Sea within the subsequent years. However, today Kazakhstan is in fact the only state that makes practical efforts for tackling this global environmental prob...
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