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The most toxic place on earth
  Posted by: Digg on Feb 15th, 2006 10:10 PM
Before 1960 the Aral Sea was the world's fourth largest inland body of water. An abandoned Soviet Bio-weapon test base and pollution from farming has led to the area becoming highly toxic. Cancer has increased tenfold and 10% of children die in their first year. In June 2004, scientists predicted the sea would vanish within 15 years.

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