Showing posts with label saltwater. Show all posts
Showing posts with label saltwater. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Aral sea | The difficult return of water



 For millennia the Aral Sea reigned as one of the planet’s largest inland bodies of water, straddling what is now Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Considérée comme morte, la mer d'Aral semble ressuscitée en Asie centrale

Considérée comme morte, la mer d'Aral semble ressuscitée en Asie centrale
Pendant de longues années, la mer d'Aral, située en Asie centrale, à cheval entre le Kazakhstan et l'Ouzbékistan, s'est évaporée en raison des chantiers de l'ancienne URSS. Pour produire du coton en masse, le bloc soviétique avait en effet détourné les fleuves. Aujourd’hui, la mer d’Aral semble renaître.

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Iran Should Use Foreign Funds to Save Mideast’s Largest Salt Lake

Lake Oroumiyeh
Head of Iran’s Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO) Isa Kalantari said the country should use foreign funds to save Lake Oroumiyeh, the largest saltwater lake in the Middle East.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

FAO to Help Iran in Revival of World's Largest Lake

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations voiced readiness to participate in Orumiyeh Lake Restoration Program.

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Iran Cooperating with 3 Countries to Revive World's Largest Lake

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi announced that Tehran is cooperating with three countries to save the dying Lake Orumiyeh in Northwestern Iran.
"The foreign ministry has started joint plans with Japan, Italy and Australia in cooperation with the Headquarters to Revive Lake Orumiyeh," Araqchi said on Saturday.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Rising sea level a threat to Vietnamese farmers

As sea levels rise, so the salt water is spreading further inland leading to saline intrusion and coastal erosion in Vietnam.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Vietnam's Mekong Delta hit hard by severe drought

The ongoing serious drought is damaging some 160,000 hectares of paddy rice in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, causing losses of some 5,000 billion Vietnamese dong (222.2 million U.S. dollars), and affecting about 290,000 hectares of fruit trees, local media reported Tuesday.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Mekong Delta faces worst drought, saltwater intrusion in century

Parts of Mekong Delta in Vietnam have been experiencing the most serious drought and saltwater encroachment in the past nearly 100 years, local media reported Friday.

EL News