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Urbanization plan canceled for Bozcaada, says Turkish environment minister

Urbanization plan canceled for Bozcaada, says Turkish environment minister

A plan that would pave the way for widespread construction on the Aegean island of Bozcaada, one of Turkey’s untouched tourism destinations, has been canceled, Environment and Urbanization Minister İdris Güllüce has said.

Comment(s) 2/22/2015

Idyllic beach of İztuzu won’t be sacrificed, vows environment minister

Idyllic beach of İztuzu won’t be sacrificed, vows environment minister

'We cannot sacrifice our turtles for a few sunbeds, a buffet, a restaurant and a place selling tea,' İdris Güllüce said, on a dispute about the ongoing privatization of the beach

Comment(s) 1/14/2015

Turkish ministry approves disputed Zeytinburnu project, defying court decision

Turkish ministry approves disputed Zeytinburnu project, defying court decision

The Environment Ministry has approved the controversial plan for a new port project in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district which had previously been cancelled by the Council of State

Comment(s) 2/17/2015

Turkey’s environment minister says clause legalizing controversial buildings removed from bill

Turkey’s environment minister says clause legalizing controversial buildings removed from bill

Environment Minister İdris Güllüce says the clause that would legalize already-constructed buildings by awarding them “vested rights” status has been removed from a new omnibus bill

Comment(s) 1/13/2015

Radioactivity risk on Angolan ship to Turkey stirs debate

Radioactivity risk on Angolan ship to Turkey stirs debate

Plans to dismantle of an oil refining ship, which operated off Angola for many years, in Turkey’s Aegean province of İzmir have stirred debate over radioactivity claims, with a profession chamber strongly reacting.

Comment(s) 2/2/2015

Signatures on engineer assessment of Turkey’s first nuclear plant forged: Report

Signatures on engineer assessment of Turkey’s first nuclear plant forged: Report

The signatures of two engineers who prepared the ÇED for Akkuyu nuclear plant were reportedly forged

Comment(s) 1/12/2015

Turkey reduces imported substances damaging Ozone Layer, says Environment Ministry

Turkey reduces imported substances damaging Ozone Layer, says Environment Ministry

Turkey is set to sharply cut its imports of substances that damage the Ozone layer, due to the United Nations’ Montreal Protocol, the Environment Ministry has announced

Comment(s) 2/10/2015

Protesters camping at İztuzu beach halt demo after new suspension of privatization

Protesters camping at İztuzu beach halt demo after new suspension of privatization

Local activists had been camping for more than 10 days near the protected İztuzu beach on the Mediterranean Sea, known as a safe haven for loggerhead turtles

Comment(s) 1/9/2015

Tender for privatization of İztuzu beach to be canceled, says Turkish environment minister

Tender for privatization of İztuzu beach to be canceled, says Turkish environment minister

A controversial tender made for the privatization of the facilities at İztuzu beach on the Mediterranean Sea will be canceled, Turkish Environment and Urban Planning Minister İdris Güllüce has said.

Comment(s) 1/29/2015

Turkey’s forests are growing, Forestry Ministry claims

Turkey’s forests are growing, Forestry Ministry claims

Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu has claimed that forested areas areas are growing in Turkey, despite an opposite trend across the world.

Comment(s) 1/9/2015

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