Shared by: Kate Shields / Date: 2022-03-27 01:47:04 / Resources / Pillars:
Original source: Bosworth, Saxon. 2022. “A Tiny Shrimp Is a Lifeline for Communities by the Aral Sea.” The Third Pole (blog). March 17, 2022. https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/livelihoods/tiny-shrimp-lifeline-for-communities-uzbek-aral-sea/.
This article, by Beyond Catastrophe’s Saxon Bosworth, provides an overview of brine shrimp or artemia in the West Aral and highlights the importance of this tiny creature for local livelihoods, aquaculture, and perhaps even as a food source.