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NASA Satellite Data Find There Is Hope For Water In Aral Sea Basin
2014-02-14 14:25:27

A new study using data from NASA satellite missions finds that, although the long-term water picture for the Aral Sea watershed in Central Asia remains bleak, short-term prospects are better than previously thought.

NASA's Landsat Satellite Searching For A Cloud-Free View
2013-05-23 09:07:13

Scientists studying the Aral Sea's changing ecology and retreating shoreline have looked to Landsat -- and a new feature of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission will help ensure they get a clear, cloud-free view.

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2009-07-10 11:10:00

The eastern portion of the Aral Sea has shrunk by 80 percent since 2006, the European Space Agency reported on Friday.

2008-10-02 12:03:53

Text of report by Uzbek privately-owned newspaper Biznes-Vestnik Vostoka on 2 October Uzbek Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov has made a speech at a round table meeting dedicated to the UN millennium development goals at the UN headquarters in New York.

2008-09-29 09:00:28

Uzbekistan urges reasonable use of water resources in Central Asia UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov on Saturday called for reasonable use of water resources in Central Asia so as to prevent ecological damages to the region. "...

2008-06-28 12:02:22

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has said his country is ready to provide drinking water from its lake to people in Central Asia.

2008-06-17 06:00:17

By Sabrina Tavernise David L. Stern contributed reporting from Tajikistan. * Salt crunches underfoot like frosty soil on this bare stretch of land in western Uzbekistan. "Thirty years ago, this was a cotton field," said a 61-year-old farmer who has lived near this city all his life.

2008-06-16 06:00:17

By Sabrina Tavernise David L. Stern contributed reporting from Tajikistan. * Salt crunches underfoot like frosty soil on this bare stretch of land in western Uzbekistan. "Thirty years ago, this was a cotton field," said a 61-year-old farmer who has lived near this city all his life.

2008-05-15 09:01:00

Text of report in English by Malaysian official news agency Bernama website [Bernama report from the "General" page: "Petronas Signs PSA And GTL Agreements In Uzbekistan"] Kuala Lumpur, May 14 (Bernama) - PETRONAS has signed a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) for a group of fields and a Heads of Agreement (HOA) for a gas-to-liquid (GTL) project in Uzbekistan, making further inroads into the Uzbek oil and gas industry.


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