Lessons learned from the mongol rally: how much does it cost september 11, 2017 september 22, 2017 when we decided to drive martha to mongolia, we had some idea of what the adventure would be like. It remains to be seen whether important lessons are learned from the aral sea disaster, and the do nothing response of delay, more studies, and inaction is replaced by sustainable solutions in planning and technology. In this aral sea instructional activity, students complete a graphic organizer about life in siberia, fill in a chart about the causes and effects of losing the aral sea, and answer two questions about a map (in the text.
Deserted aral sea hosts electro gig with environmental twist a soviet-era story explains how the aral sea became a ship graveyard young uzbeks are now trying to revive the water. Finally, in the last part of the paper ( lessons from the aral sea ) the author considers what we can learn from the aral story about water resources and environmental management introduction the aral sea is a terminal, or closed basin (endorheic) lake, lying amidst the vast deserts of central asia (fig 1 . 1 what are the lessons to be learned from the aral sea story the diversion of water can be an environmental and economic disaster doing something without thinking through the consequences can be disastrous.
The aral sea is situated in central asia, between the southern part of kazakhstan and northern uzbekistan up until the third quarter of the 20th century it was the worlds fourth largest saline lake, and contained 10grams of salt per liter the two rivers that feed it are the amu darya and syr. Reporting on this story was supported by a grant from the pulitzer center on crisis reporting omirserik ibragimov fixed his gaze on the hole he had carved out from the frozen aral sea the 25. The new proposal i sent to the trust based upon abror's and my converging interests was entitled exchanging lessons of the aral sea disaster the proposal followed the trust formula of mutual exchange between two teams roughly matched for interest and expertise. What are the lessons to be learned from the aral sea story disappearing aral sea this essay intends to first introduce the disappearing aral sea , which due to the extensive agricultural activities devised by the soviet government in the region, the former fourth-largest lake of the world is now the world's eighth largest lake. The discussion focuses on two lessons provided by the aral sea story: (1) the interdependence between humanity and nature, and the consequences of disregarding the environment in pursuit of progress and (2) the trans-national nature of environmental problems, and the need to cooperate across borders to prevent and reduce the impact of environmental disasters.
The aral story proved that there are lessons to be learned through the authors' extensive research and analysis, important lessons are to be learned word count: 1254. The aral sea was once the fourth largest lake in the world situated in an otherwise desert region of kazakstan and uzbekistan, two rivers, the syr darya and the amu darya, carried snowmelt and rainfall from distant mountains to where they pooled in the aral basin the aral sea supported farming in. David and goliath dates back all the way from the 4th century you know the story behind david and goliath, right or at least how david took down goliath regardless of him being such a giant, regardless of everybody being too terrified to challenge goliath.
What are the lessons to be learned from the aral sea story 3 describe the hydrologic cycle, including each of its three loops (evaporation, surface runoff and groundwater loops. A massive irrigation project has devastated the aral sea over the past 50 years these images show the decline of the southern aral sea in the past decade, as well as the first steps of recovery in the northern aral sea. The aral sea has a grand history in kazakhstan and the central asian region and was once one of the four largest lakes in the world, covering 26,300 square miles with kazakhstan to the north and uzbekistan to the south.
The aral sea (/ ˈ æ r əl /) was an endorheic lake (one with no outflow) lying between kazakhstan (aktobe and kyzylorda regions) in the north and uzbekistan (karakalpakstan autonomous region) in the south. The aral sea has been receiving a dramatically less amount of river water causing the sea level to drop by 50 feet since 1960 also, it was necessary for the farmers to use to water for irrigation to survive. That's why, today, the aral sea is 10% of what it used to be in the 1960s and its level of salinity is close to that of the dead sea in jordan, making the life of marine life almost impossible the aral sea disaster has brought real misery to the region.
The aral sea has a grand history in kazakhstan and the central asian region and was once one of the four largest lakes in the world, covering 26,300 square miles with kazakhstan to the north and uzbekistan to the south its name means island sea as this water body is surrounded by the. Lessons to be learned from the aral sea story is that water from a sea will run very low when irrigated the water began to dry up making animals become extinct in that sea it also changed the climate. What are the lessons to be learned from aral sea the aral sea of central asia is a well-known example of the unforeseen impacts of development in the driest climate in central asia, the aral sea was revered for its wealth i n water, fish and for buffering the region's harsh climate extremes.