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'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
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
Turkey’s Environment Ministry gives its full backing to the privatization of the protected Mediterranean beach, known for being one of the most important breeding grounds for loggerhead turtles
The signatures of two engineers who prepared the ÇED for Akkuyu nuclear plant were reportedly forged
Local activists were prompted to action after the company that won the privatization tender entered the protected area with three construction vehicles to take over the facilities at the sandy beach, which is also globally known for being one of the main breeding grounds for loggerhead turtles, or Caretta Caretta.
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
Environmental activists protested over the weekend against the felling of 800-year-old cedar trees for a marble quarry near the Mediterranean resort town of Antalya
Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu has claimed that forested areas areas are growing in Turkey, despite an opposite trend across the world.
Turkey’s rebellious Chamber of Turkish Engineers and Architects is set to open a lawsuit against the Environment Ministry after it hurriedly approved a highly controversial environmental report on the Akkuyu plant
The hotel, named 'Dream of Phaselis,' slated to have 280 rooms and owned by the hotel chain Rixos, would have been built on the limits of the national park
As the wounds of the recent coal mine accident that killed 18 workers in the Central Anatolian heartland of Karaman are still fresh, the Energy Ministry has given licenses for three new mines in the same area
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