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The eastern portion of the Aral Sea has shrunk by 80 percent since 2006, the European Space Agency reported on Friday.
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.
Once the world's fourth largest source of inland water, the lake has shrunk to a third of its original size in five decades and it was not so long ago that experts predicted its total demise by 2020.
- Growing in low tufty patches.