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Kazakhstan. Agyspe. Aral sea. An ambitious undertaking through dams construction aims to reverse one of the world's man-made environmental disaster and bring back the sea. The water is returning to the Kazakh Aral sea (small Aral) and is now 100 meters distant from the dried up (dry bed) Sea where abandoned russian fishing boat litter the dry landscape where the Aral sea once called home until it started to dry up due to overuse of water resources at the time of  former Soviet Union. The causes were human and environmental effects of industrial pollution with consequences for the Aral sea to dry up, then shrink and become now two shallow lakes far from the old shore. © 2008 Didier Ruef ..... ..