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Caspian Sea level to rise in the next 10 years / Caspian Sea drying and death does not have a scientific basis

8 October 2018

Recently, Masoud Shafiei, the director of the organization of mapping of the country at its first news conference, reported a decrease of four centimeters of the Caspian Sea in the last two years and a one-meter decline in the last 10 years, saying: "Over the past decade, as much as 380 square kilometers, Lake Urmia has been cut off from the waters of the Caspian Sea during its rainy days, and it seems that its decreasing trend will continue with regard to the data we receive monthly from this area. Although the issue of reducing the level of the Caspian Sea has been confirmed by Parian Farshchi, deputy environmental officer of the Environmental Protection Agency, he believes that from the past year, and according to the forecast in the next 10 years, we will face a rise in the Caspian Sea.

Parvin Farshchi said: "We have already faced a decline in the level of the Caspian Sea. The process of reducing or increasing the sea level of the Caspian Sea is a natural process, and this natural phenomenon has existed throughout history.

He said about the causes of changes in the level of the Caspian Sea: it has various causes and is not a specific cause for it, but it is possible to evaporate the water, reduce the entrance of the rivers to the Caspian Sea, the construction of dams and change in the decrease in the level of the Caspian Sea. .

The deputy environmental officer of the Environmental Protection Agency continued: "Therefore, over the course of hundreds of years, there has been a change in the Caspian Sea, once we have seen a decrease in the level of this blue zone, and at the same time we see a rise in the Caspian Sea, which is a natural process.

The drying of the Caspian Sea is not science-based

These statements that the Caspian Sea is dying or dying is not science-based. Many people compare the Caspian Sea with the Aral Lake, but the size of the Caspian Sea is larger than this Lake and can not be without a scientific basis. Of course, if we do not manage this, we can expect the Caspian Sea to be bad.

Deputy Environmental Protection Directorate of the Marine Environment Agency said: "The concerns about the Caspian Sea are due to pollution in the sea. On the other hand, because of the fluctuations of the Caspian Sea, there are some who are worried about what the Caspian Sea will do.

An annual increase of 5 to 8 centimeters of the Caspian Sea level over the next 10 years

He said about what was expected to increase the Caspian Sea level, it is five to eight centimeters annually. Given the fact that in the past 10 years there has been a decrease in the Caspian Sea, this amount compensates for the reduction of the balance. But it's not like increasing the level of the Caspian Sea, watering areas that have bad effects.

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