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The Aral Sea is the poster child for large, dried-up bodies of water. If you travel to the Aral Sea, which sits on the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, you’ll find a disconnected collection of small ponds of sea water sitting in a dusty bowl that held what used to be one large body of water.
7 lakes and rivers that are drying up

The Aral Sea is the poster child for large, dried-up bodies of water. If you travel to the Aral Sea, which sits on the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, you’ll find a disconnected collection of small ponds of sea water sitting in a dusty bowl that held what used to be one large body of water.

7 lakes and rivers that are drying up

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    I did a project on this in 2012 and already it has dried up even more than the pictures I used for my...
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    This is not due to climate change though. This is a direct result of a Soviet river irrigation system, meant to promote...
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    OT, but that was the name of the Russian ship in XMFC, wasn’t it?
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    Ugh what the actual fuck. You wanna be righteous about something, try this on for size sometime.
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    Do you shrug off the world’s environment getting warmer on average because you can’t "see" the shoreline creeping up at...
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