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Poison flows in Ergene River due to industrial waste mixing in Turkey’s west

Poison flows in Ergene River due to industrial waste mixing in Turkey’s west

A famous river dubbed the “life source of Thrace” in Turkey’s west has been flowing with poison because it has mixed with industrial waste.

Comment(s)9/17/2017

Arson suspected in massive forest fire near touristic Ayvalık in western Turkey

Arson suspected in massive forest fire near touristic Ayvalık in western Turkey

A forest fire that broke out on Aug. 17 near the Devil’s Table in the Ayvalık district of the western province of Balıkesir has prompted authorities to suspect a possible arson attack.

Comment(s)8/20/2017

Construction of new road cutting through ODTÜ’s forest starts after deal with Ankara governor’s office

Construction of new road cutting through ODTÜ’s forest starts after deal with Ankara governor’s office

The construction of a new road set to cut through Middle East Technical University’s (ODTÜ) forested campus in the capital Ankara started on Sept. 9

Comment(s)9/10/2017

Media committee reports mine construction damage in Black Sea’s Cerattepe

Media committee reports mine construction damage in Black Sea’s Cerattepe

A group of 30 media representatives visited the Cerattepe region of the Kafkasör highland in the Black Sea province of Artvin, examining and reporting the damage caused by a planned mine construction in the area, Doğan News Agency reported on Aug. 13.

Comment(s)8/14/2017

Istanbul municipality to take action against noise pollution

Istanbul municipality to take action against noise pollution

The Istanbul Municipality has taken a series of precautions in an attempt to control and prevent noise pollution throughout the city, with transport routes being the first priority.

Comment(s)9/8/2017

Five models on way for idyllic Ayder Plateau in Black Sea region

Five models on way for idyllic Ayder Plateau in Black Sea region

Five firms commissioned with preparing a layout for the transformation of the Ayder Plateau in the Çamlıhemşin district of the Black Sea province of Rize will each offer a model to the authorities, with a two-story limit imposed by the government for development in the idyllic area.

Comment(s)8/8/2017

Burned forest land in Turkey’s touristic Ayvalık to be reforested: General Directorate of Forestry

Burned forest land in Turkey’s touristic Ayvalık to be reforested: General Directorate of Forestry

The General Directorate of Forestry announced on Aug. 26 the reforestation of the burned forest land in the Ayvalık district of the western province of Balıkesir.

Comment(s)8/27/2017

Turkey might face drought in 2020 or 2021, says water affairs minister

Turkey might face drought in 2020 or 2021, says water affairs minister

Turkey might suffer a drought in 2020 or 2021, as the country experiences droughts almost every seven years, Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu said on Aug. 7.

Comment(s)8/8/2017

Population on Istanbul’s Princes islands to rise more than fivefold if new construction plan is accepted

Population on Istanbul’s Princes islands to rise more than fivefold if new construction plan is accepted

A plan that would pave the way for far-flung construction on Istanbul’s Princes Islands “Adalar” has been presented to an Istanbul preservation board

Comment(s)8/23/2017

Turkish biosecurity council allows use of genetically modified soybeans, corn as animal food

Turkish biosecurity council allows use of genetically modified soybeans, corn as animal food

Turkey’s Biosecurity Council has approved the use of three types of genetically modified soybeans and one type of genetically modified corn as animal food in a decision published in the Official Gazette on Aug. 2, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported

Comment(s)8/2/2017

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