September 30th, 2014

Leif Gram: Mr. Fix

НАСА наблюдает за Аральским морем

As the lake dried up, fisheries and the communities that depended on them collapsed,” said NASA, in a statement accompanying the satellite images, adding that the increasingly salty water became polluted with fertilizer and pesticides.
NASA also noted that the blowing dust from the exposed lakebed, contaminated with agricultural chemicals, became a public health hazard. “The loss of the moderating influence of such a large body of water made winters colder and summers hotter and drier,” it added.

Почему бы не понаблюдать за Солтонским морем, поближе будет, лучше видно.