May trip to Aral

The Aral is an inland salt-water sea with no outlet. It used to be fed by two rivers, the Amu Darya and Syr Darya. The fresh water from these two rivers held the Aral’s water and salt levels in perfect balance.
Large dams were built across both rivers, and an 850-mile central canal with a far-reaching system of “feeder” canals was created. When the irrigation system was completed, millions of acres along both sides of the main canal were flooded.
Over the next 30 years, the Aral Sea experienced a severe drop in water level, its shoreline receded, and its salt content increased. The marine environment became hostile to the sea life in it, killing the plants and animals. As the marine life died, the fishing industry suffered.

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