Pesticides and heavy metals in sediments
Often, once the oil extraction activity stops, waste
remains and constitutes a hazard. In Kazakhstan there are
19 oilfields with 1485 oil wells in the coastal zone of the
Caspian Sea, including 148 in the flooded zone...
07 Mar 2012 - by Original cartography by Philippe Rekacewicz (le Monde Diplomatique) assisted by Laura Margueritte and Cecile Marin, later updated by Riccardo Pravettoni (GRID-Arendal), Novikov, Viktor (Zoi Environment Network)