A Port City: Drained, Dry, Deserted

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Urban areas thrive because of the availability of water. Without the universal solvent decay, malaise  and waste replace growth, promise and creation. Remember no city is its own island what happens in one urban area affects others. Tiny ripples over a period of time can have the same devastating effects as one huge wave. What was can be but not without water, determination and lessons learned read how one port city turned into a dry wasteland. The Details, h/t BBC


READ: Creeping Environmental Problems and Sustainable Development in the Aral Sea Basin by Michael Glantz ( Image NASA Shrinking Aral Sea August 2016 )