10 Sep '11, 10pm

Aral Sea 2011 [image] #NASA

View Image Comparison View Both Images Jewel-like green against the desert of central Asia, the Aral Sea has a long history of change. Over thousands of years, the lake has filled and dried, its fate linked to the flow of the rivers that feed it, particularly the Amu Darya. Since 1960, local rivers have been diverted in large-scale agricultural projects, and the Aral Sea has lost 90 percent of its volume. Once the world’s fourth largest lake, the rapidly shrinking Aral Sea has fragmented into four bodies of water: the Northern Aral Sea, the eastern and western basins of the Southern Aral Sea, and Tsche-Bas Gulf. Of these, the eastern basin of the Southern Aral Sea and Tsche-Bas Gulf show the most dramatic change in 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite acquired this image on August 15, 2011. It is the latest addition to the ...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Sep '11, 10pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images Jewel-like green against the desert of central Asia, the Aral Sea has a long histor...

Aral Sea 2011: Once the world’s fourth largest ...

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View Image Comparison View Both Images Jewel-like green against the desert of central Asia, the Aral Sea has a long histor...

Kazakhstan fights to save its corner of a divided Aral Sea - The Ecologist

Kazakhstan fights to save its corner of a divid...

theecologist.org 09 Sep '11, 2pm

Aral City's vice-mayor Kolbai Danabaev can't wait to have a beer by the sea shore. He is optimistic: he thinks he'll be ab...

Owens Lake, California [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 11 Sep '11, 10pm

This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake, located in the Owens River Valley between the Inyo ...

Owens Lake, California: California's Owens Lake...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 11 Sep '11, 10pm

This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake, located in the Owens River Valley between the Inyo ...

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One day was spent at Ocean’s Park (much to the contentment of my little brothers and much to the dismay of my parents :p),...

NASA Earth Observato Owens Lake, California: Ca...

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This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake, located in the Owens River Valley between the Inyo ...

33 Utterly Strange Sea Animals

thedailygreen.com 11 Sep '11, 12pm

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Arctic Summer Sea Ice Breaks Historic Low

biologicaldiversity.org 09 Sep '11, 10pm

For Immediate Release, September 9, 2011 Contact: Shaye Wolf, (415) 385-5746 or [email protected] Arctic Summe...

Dust over the Mediterranean Sea [image] #NASA

Dust over the Mediterranean Sea [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Sep '11, 4pm

Thick dust hovered over the Mediterranean Sea in early September 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (...

NASA Earth Observato Tropical Storm Lee: One week after Hurricane Irene battered the eastern U.S., a less-tou...

NASA Earth Observato Tropical Storm Lee: One we...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Sep '11, 10pm

One week after Hurricane Irene battered the East Coast of the United States with damaging winds and flooding rain, a less-...

India-Pakistan Borderlands at Night [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 04 Sep '11, 10pm

Clusters of yellow lights on the Indo-Gangetic Plain reveal numerous cities large and small in this astronaut photograph o...

Deep Sea In Deep Trouble---Video!

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 5pm

Saturday September 10, 2011, 8:00 am "The deep sea, home to some of the world’s most unusual creatures, is teeming with bi...

Nasa to try Moon satellite launch Saturday

Nasa to try Moon satellite launch Saturday

straitstimes.com 09 Sep '11, 12pm

This image provided by NASA shows NASA's GRAIL twin spacecraft await launch atop a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket ...