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A young woman walks along rusty train tracks in the Aral Sea region of...
A dry landscape close to Aralsk, on the northern edge of what used to be the...
Rusting ships resting on the former seabed of the Aral Sea are slowly being...
A boy playing on a rusting ship beached in the former port in the fishing town...
Cows graze on what was once the Aral Sea floor. Formerly the fourth largest...
A man selling fresh fish that has been caught in a part of the north Aral Sea...
A communist-era mural depicting scenes from the town's fishing industry on a...
A woman carrying buckets through the former fishing town of Moynaq, a former...
A mother and child play on a pipeline in Moynaq, a former fishing port on the...
A cow grazes on what was once the Aral Sea floor. Formerly the fourth largest...
Rusting ships resting on the former seabed of the Aral Sea are slowly being...
Camels rest in the shadow of a building in the former fishing town of Aralsk.
A group od boys swimming near a shipwreck in the town's former port. The Aral...
Camels shelter from the hot sun under rusting shipwrecks near the village of...
Camels shelter from the hot sun under rusting shipwrecks near the village of...
Two boys play beside a pool of water, where the rusting remnants of barges lie...
06/2007
Camels shelter from the hot sun under rusting shipwrecks near the village of...
06/2007
In 2004, President Nazarbayev visited Aralsk and this billboard, featuring a...
A gate built at the entrance to Aralsk.
A man uses a rod to make a hole in the ice through which he will be able to...
Fishermen unload their supplies at a fishing spot on the frozen Aral Sea that...
A camel takes two fishermen to their fishing spot on the frozen Aral Sea, a...
A camel takes two fishermen to their fishing spot on the frozen Aral Sea, a...
A man sits astride his Bactrian camel as he separts for a day of fishing on...
Shells testify that this bank of land was once submerged by the sea.
These remains of a pontoon testify that this bank of land was once submerged...
Sabira Ibragieva, who says she remembers when the Aral Sea began its retreat...
The rusting hulk of a ship left stranded in the desert, over 100 kilometres...
A man and a woman laugh as they travel by convoy across the frozen steppe.
A woman walks across the frozen steppe between Aralsk & Tastubek.
A camel carries a fishermen to a fishing spot on the frozen Aral Sea, a few...
Flat fish (kambala) caught in the Aral Sea.
A fisherman's camel eats a flat fish (kambala) caught by its owner in the Aral...
Fishermen retrieve fish caught in their nets in the frozen waters of the Aral...
Fishermen retrieve fish caught in their nets in the frozen waters of the Aral...
A metal rod that fishermen use to manoeuvre a net beneath the ice that covers...
A man uses a rod to make a hole in the ice through which he will be able to...
A motorcycle's pillion passenger pulls a man on a sled across the frozen Aral...
A man uses a rod to make a hole in the ice through which he will be able to...
A man uses a rod to make a hole in the ice through which he will be able to...
A man drops his nets through a hole in the ice into the waters of the Aral...
A man uses a rod to make a hole in the ice through which he will be able to...
A boat park where the history of the Aral Sea is presented to all, but...
Rusting hulks of ships in what once formed the Aralsk port that served ships...
A man drags a sled in what once formed the Aralsk port that served ships on...
A man drags a sled loaded with scrap past the rusting hulk of a ship that once...
A concrete wall forms part of the remnants of the former Aralsk port.
The rusting remnants from th eSoviet era left stranded in the desert, over 100...
A man takes a short break from fishing on the frozen Aral Sea to smoke a...
A fisherman retrieves his net, dropped through an ice hole into the waters of...
Fisherman Ertaz Akhkoshkarov, pulls in his net, dropped through an ice hole...
Zhakslik secures his fishing nets, dropped through ice holes into the waters...
A fishing hole cut through the ice covering the Aral Sea.
Fishermen count out the distance between the holes they have cut into the...
Sabira Ibragieva, one of the residents of the former fishing village of...
05/2005
Washing hangs out on the washing line, covered in frost, in the village of...
05/2005
A camel, led by a local fisherman, pulls a sledge toward the his fishing spot...
05/2005
A fishing boat stands stranded in the snow. The towns of Aralsk and Tastubek...
05/2005
The 'graveyard of ships', a group of rusting trawlers, abandoned on the former...
04/2015
Washing hangs from a line outside a run-down housing complex. The town is...
04/2015
A dog stands near the 'graveyard of ships', a group of rusting trawlers,...
04/2015
Schoolchildren sweep the streets as a community service in Muynak, a former...
04/2015
Boys playing in the dunes near the 'graveyard of ships', a group of rusting...
04/2015
A young child keeps his dogs calm after they barked at passing strangers. The...
04/2015
The skeletal remains of an abandoned trawler left to decay on what was once...
The remains of an abandoned trawler left to decay on what was once the Aral...
A man drives his bike through the sand. During the 1950s and the 1960s the...
Men play chess in an empty building. During the 1950s and the 1960s the rivers...
A woman drinks vodka in a cafe. During the 1950s and the 1960s the rivers that...
Drivers and their Soviet era cars in the town centre. During the 1950s and the...
A woman pumps water fropm a standpipe beside an apartment block. On the wall...
An old photograph of fishing boats on the Aral Sea. During the 1950s and the...
Sand encroaches around an abandoned building. During the 1950s and the 1960s...
A man walks beside a decaying and abandoned building. During the 1950s and the...
Two young boys standing in the sand at teh side of a road. During the 1950s...
Young boys playing football near an abandoned house. During the 1950s and the...
A boy runs past an abandoned building in Moynac. During the 1950s and the...
A man drives through the town centre. During the 1950s and the 1960s the...
A group of youths sit on the rubble from an abandoned train track. During the...
A man walks along an empty road. During the 1950s and the 1960s the rivers...
People walking in the town centre. During the 1950s and the 1960s the rivers...
A man pushes a hand cart, loaded with milk churns and children, along a dusty...
Power lines run through what was once the Aral Sea bed. In the distance two...
01/2010
A villager from Moynaq who was once a fisherman on the Aral Sea for over 25...
01/2010
An old map in a mechanic's workshop of the Aral Sea. It is now less than one...
01/2010
A street in Moynaq, the once prosperous resort town that sat on the shores of...
01/2010
Old discarded fishing boats which once worked on the Aral Sea are brought here...
01/2010
Old discarded fishing boats that worked on the Aral Sea are brought here to be...
01/2010
Only due to an increase in water from the Amu Darya River, which once fed the...
01/2010
Thick white foam 100cm wide forms at the shore line of the Aral Sea. The cause...
01/2010
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