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Aral Sea

Aral Catastrophe Recorded in DNA

A BBC feature on the background to the shrinking Aral Sea, and its impact on human health. [2004].

Aral Sea Foundation

Includes background to the crisis, and information about their programs to provide clean drinking water, medical equipment and materials, and environmental improvements.

CAWater Info

A portal of information about water and environmental issues in the Aral Sea Basin of Central Asia; includes a substantial collection of resources on water resources, usage, the environment, and legislation.

Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change

The US Geological Survey provides satellite photographs from 1964 to 1999, illustrating the disappearance of the Aral Sea.

Union for Defence of the Aral Sea and Amudarya River (UDASA)

A non governmental organization established in Uzbekistan and The Netherlands; describes the crisis, and their programs.

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