Browsing The Water Center by Subject "deserts"
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From Sea to Sand: the Social, Political, and Environmental Consequences of the Dessicated Aral Sea Disaster (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-05-25)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 ...