ENVIRONMENT Thanks to large-scale restoration efforts, the North Aral Sea has seen a resurgence of fish—a boon to the communities that rely on it. (National Geographic) Use our resources to learn more about how the Aral Sea was written off for dead to begin with, and why it won’t ever fully recover. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers … Continue reading Once Written Off for Dead, the Aral Sea Is Now Full of Life
ENVIRONMENT Once the fourth-largest lake in the world, Central Asia’s shrinking Aral Sea has reached a new low, thanks to decades-old water diversions and a more recent drought. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to better understand this ongoing environmental catastrophe. Discussion Ideas According to our media spotlight “Disappearing Lake,” the Aral Sea has always been a saline (salty) lake, but it has become much … Continue reading Where Has All the Water Gone?