Aral Sea: "Planned elimination of an ecosystem nearly the size of Ireland is surely one of humanity'

May 9, 2015

Aral Sea: "Planned elimination of an ecosystem nearly the size of Ireland is surely one of humanity's more arrogant acts." (62) Lack of Water Sources: "Only about 2.5 percent is freshwater, and two-thirds of that is locked away in glaciers

 

Source: Postel, "Troubled," Utne Reader, July-August 2000

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