The Price of Progress

The Aral Sea, in Asia, is drying up.  It is the last remnant of an ancient sea that covered  the northwestern part of Uzbekistan and southern Kazakhstan.

What has happened to the people, plants, and animals that depended on this sea for their living?

Aral Sea

Aral Sea

(Interactive map from wikimedia.org)

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World Airplane Flight Traffic

world flight traffic

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