As a result of the degradation of the Aral Sea, the territory of its drained bottom makes about 6 million hectares. Every year over 150 million tons of salt, dust and sand rises up to the atmosphere reaching a distance of 1000 km and then falling out with the salt rains and snow. It causes an enormous damage to agriculture and the national economy at a whole.

The given infographics describes the negative effects of moving sands, as well as proposed ways of sand stabilisation.

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