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General Studies – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 40


17 October 2014

Topic: changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps)

1) Until 1960, many rated the Aral Sea as the 4th largest inland sea, alongside the Caspian Sea, and Lakes Victoria and Superior. Today this sea is completely dried up and has turned up into a poisonous desert. Critically examine the reasons behind this and suggest solutions to revive this sea. (200 Words)

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2) Examine the impact of global warming on the wetlands and explain the importance of wetlands in the mitigation of climate change. (200 Words)