The Aral Sea crisis is perhaps one of the world’s greatest ecological disasters and is completely the result of lack of foresight and short sighted policies. Do your research and find out then tell the story.
· “Waiting for the sea” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-a0c4856e-1019-4937-96fd-8714d70a48f7
· “The Aral sea crisis” http://www.columbia.edu/~tmt2120/introduction.htm
· “Gone; the disappearing desert” http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02k871g
Videos to watch and make notes on:
· “The dried up Aral Sea eco disaster” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNDjL_q7kHU
· “The shrinking of the Aral Sea : one of the world’s worst environmental disasters” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp_mlKJiwxg