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Uzbekistan Looks to Solar Power

John C. K. Daly: Uzbekistan is one of the post-Soviet Central Asian nations with the greatest solar power potential. The country’s solar energy resources are immense, as the sun shines an average of 8-10 hours per day, resulting in an … Continue reading

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The Aral Sea…Or Desert?

Originally posted on Leo's Silky Road Trip:
After crossing the border into Uzbekistan, we headed north towards the Aral Sea, scene to one of the planet’s worst environmental disasters. Formerly the world’s fourth-largest saltwater lake at 68,000 sq km…

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