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Environmental profiles for Afghanistan and other Central Asian countries, World Resources Institute; Regional report assessing the implementation of Agenda 21 in Central Asian countries, UNDP Aral Sea Basin Capacity Development Project for Central Asia, Tashkent, 2001
Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Biodiveristy in Central Asia
I. Atamuradova, V. Yemelin, P. Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Caspian and Balkhash endemic species are under threat of extinction. It is estimated that ten percent of total area needs to be protected in order to sustain development and the countries of the region are seriously behind that benchmark.