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Merging the Ecological and Trade Challenges of the Caspian

Merging the Ecological and Trade Challenges of the Caspian

A looming shortage of potable water driven by rising global temperatures and poor water re...

Is it too late to save Central Asia? The crisis is already here

Is it too late to save Central Asia? The crisis is already here

by: Dr. Eric Rudenshiold

Date: Dec 13, 2023

One-third of Central Asia’s glaciers have melted, as the region’s air temperatures are inc...

Afghanistan’s Canal Project Threatens Central Asian Water Security

Afghanistan’s Canal Project Threatens Central Asian Water Security

by: Meray Ozat

Date: Sep 5, 2023

Central Asia’s water security is facing a serious threat as the Taliban government continu...

Kazakhstan Makes Efforts to Save the Declining Caspian Seal Population

Kazakhstan Makes Efforts to Save the Declining Caspian Seal Population

by: Haley Nelson

Date: Jun 20, 2023

The future of the Caspian Sea’s ecology is under threat as the declining shorelines degrad...

Vice President Harris Emphasizes Water Security: Central Asia is a Contender for Partnership

Vice President Harris Emphasizes Water Security: Central Asia is a Contender for Partnership

by: Dante Schulz

Date: Jul 4, 2022

On June 1, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris emphasized water security as an essential for...

How Do We Fight Climate Change While Global Energy Demand Soars?

How Do We Fight Climate Change While Global Energy Demand Soars?

World leaders and the global press have rightly focused these past weeks on the imperative...

COP26: An Opportunity for A Healthier Caspian

COP26: An Opportunity for A Healthier Caspian

by: Miriam Friedman

Date: Nov 25, 2021

The COP26 Summit, which took place October 31-November 12, highlighted how Central Asia ne...

The Silent Threat of Falling Caspian Sea Levels

The Silent Threat of Falling Caspian Sea Levels

The water level of the Caspian Sea, the world’s largest inland body of water, is falling d...