Scientists have found traces of flooding, 6,500 years ago, have flooded Siberia

February 21. Siberian scientists have shown that about 6.5 thousand years ago in Western Siberia was a catastrophic outburst floods lakes in the Pamirs, and found evidence for a possible recurrence of such incidents in the future, told RIA Novosti the Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (IPGG) CO RAS Sergei Guskov.

According to him, the study of the bottom sediments of lakes Chany system in the Novosibirsk region were found shell of one of the simplest types of marine organisms — foraminifera, which can not live in fresh water and it quickly dies. Radiocarbon dating is made by

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The Aral Sea is progressing

The Aral Sea is progressing Facts

The Aral Sea, which is an inland sea, has always suffered from the fact that people ruthlessly used its water for irrigation. But in the last few years, the drying process has been particularly noticeable. By 2009, large areas of the right-hand side of the sea, previously covered by water, are now the property of the land. Many sea dries so quickly because the rivers that feed it, are also in constant service to the agricultural needs of the region, not much supply of natural water sources.

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Turkmenistan combats desertification around the Aral Sea

Turkmenistan combats desertification around the Aral Sea Facts

For decades, the ecological situation in the Aral Sea area in the province of Dashoguz, Turkmenistan, horrified local residents and environmentalists. That is why it was decided to create an artificial forest in the coastal area of 20,000 hectares, which has already been allocated tens of millions of dollars.

New forest will be on the east coast of. Sarygamush, located in the northern part of Turkmenistan in a few tens of kilometers from the Aral Sea. This natural reservoir is on the verge of shallowing, as in the Soviet Union

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The tragedy of the Aral Sea

Ecology

21.01.11.Gazeta "Our World" Global climate change and anthropogenic (human, economic, or rather — bezhozyaystvennaya) activity together have created a series of environmental disasters on a planetary scale. Among them — the death of the Aral Sea, dehydration, and desertification in the basin. The tragedy of the Aral Sea, the negative effects of drying it and find ways to stabilize the environmental situation in the region became the focus of an international conference, "Transboundary environmental problems in Central Asia, the use of international legal mechanisms to deal with them," which was held on 16-17 November 2010 in Tashkent. The conference

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Scientists have found traces of flood 6500 years ago, inundating Siberia

February 21. Siberian scientists have shown that about 6.5 thousand years ago in Western Siberia a catastrophic flood caused by the breakthrough of lakes in the Pamirs, and found evidence for a possible recurrence of such incidents in the future, according to RIA Novosti, Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (IPGG) SB RAS Sergey Guskov.

According to him, the study of bottom sediments of lakes Chany system in the Novosibirsk region were found shell of one of the simplest types of marine organisms — foraminifera, which can not live in fresh water and it quickly dies. Radiocarbon dating,

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On the dried bottom of the Aral Sea found someones mausoleum

19.05.2004

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For archaeological and ethno-cultural research in Kyzyl-Orda region in 2004-2006 within the framework of the state program "Cultural Heritage" from the regional budget will be allocated substantial funds. Serious attention, in particular, will be paid to the mausoleum "Kerderi", which was previously found in the dried Aral

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United States: the tragedy of the Aral Sea is fixed at the genetic level

01.07.2004

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Geneticist Spencer Wells (Spencer Wells) of the American Geographical Society (National Geographic Society) held a genetic study of the residents of the Central Asian republics of the former Soviet Union who live near the dying Aral Sea, and found that one of the greatest natural disasters caused

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United Kingdom: the Aral Sea has changed peoples genes

02.07.2004

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Environmental disaster related to the Aral Sea, it had a negative impact on the health of the population of the area. Scientists believe that due to the nature of genetic disorders, the effects can be manifested not only in living, but in the next few generations. The

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Aral Sea and the Syr Darya water body recognized global importance

Small Aral Sea and the Syr Darya delta included in the list of wetlands of global importance, protected by the international Ramsar Convention, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia.

"The eastern part of the Small Aral Sea, including the Gulf of Saryshyganak and the mouth of the river Syr lakes north-eastern part of the Aral Sea lowlands, became the tenth Ramsar site in Kazakhstan. Enabling this site means international recognition of its exceptional value and helps draw attention and funds to save it , "- said the WWF Russia.

Area of the new wetland area is 330 hectares.

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Turkmenistan proposes to develop a special program for the UN Aral Sea

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the Summit "Rio +20" in Rio de Janeiro offered for Saving the Aral Sea to develop a special program for the UN, according to local media Thursday.

Speaking at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, the Turkmen leader emphasized that saving the Aral Sea — a complex problem, without which it is difficult to talk about the implementation of sustainable development in Central Asia. While Berdimuhamedov noted that "the activities of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, the efforts of the Central Asian states at the national level are not sufficient and need

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