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Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
Energy production, consumption and export - Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The land-based activities of the oil and gas industry in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have had a much more severe impact on the environment than marine activity. In particular the growth in hydrocarbon-related activity has destroyed the environmental balance of whole areas throughout the region.