Future of the Environment

These satellite images show the Caspian Sea's shrinking coast line

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, sits on the Caspian Sea. Image: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Joe Myers

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The Caspian Sea in 2006.
The Caspian Sea in 2006. Image: NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE and GIBS/Worldview.
The Caspian Sea in 2022.
The Caspian Sea in 2022. Image: NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE and GIBS/Worldview.

Caspian Sea water levels
The Caspian Sea water levels are declining. Image: NASA

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