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Hundreds protest foul smell from over-polluted Istanbul creek

Hundreds protest foul smell from over-polluted Istanbul creek

Residents of Kadıköy along with members of several rights groups and environmental organizations have protested the foul odor coming from a central creek that has been severely polluted by sewage water and environmental waste in the Kadıköy district of Istanbul’s Asian side

Comment(s) 7/31/2015

Popular national park faces coal-ash cloud threat

Popular national park faces coal-ash cloud threat

Ida National Park, a national park bordering the northwestern province of Çanakkale and the western province of Balıkesir, faces a major threat of being clouded with coal ash, as a coal power plant is planned to be built near the popular parkland.

Comment(s) 7/18/2015

65-year-old villager cries over decision to cut olive groves for natural gas pipeline project

65-year-old villager cries over decision to cut olive groves for natural gas pipeline project

A 65-year-old villager in the İznik district of Turkey’s northwestern Bursa province cried over a decision to cut down around thousand olive trees along a seven-kilometer route in order to install a natural gas pipeline.

Comment(s) 7/30/2015

Municipality approves access road plans for third Istanbul bridge

Municipality approves access road plans for third Istanbul bridge

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (İBB) has approved new plans for the access roads to Istanbul’s third bridge after an Istanbul court had revoked an amendment for the construction plans on June 11.

Comment(s) 7/17/2015

Waste disposal project in Turkey’s Aegean district delayed as EU withdraws grant

Waste disposal project in Turkey’s Aegean district delayed as EU withdraws grant

The European Union (EU) has pulled its grant, worth 30 million Euros, for a solid waste disposal plant project, which was to be constructed in Turkey’s Aegean resort town of Bodrum, due to complications about on land allocation.

Comment(s) 7/27/2015

Court rules for stay of execution on land of controversial villas visited by Erdoğan

Court rules for stay of execution on land of controversial villas visited by Erdoğan

A court has ruled for stay of execution on a decision that reduced the natural site criteria of an area in the Urla district of Turkey’s Aegean province of İzmir, where a businessman known to be close to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan built villas, hosting Erdoğan there on a number of occasions.

Comment(s) 7/16/2015

Central creek in Istanbul reaches alarming pollution level

Central creek in Istanbul reaches alarming pollution level

The pollution in one of Istanbul’s central creeks has reached an excessive level, as the creek was recently seen covered with black-colored bubbles and emitting an unbearable smell.

Comment(s) 7/27/2015

Government plan reveals controversial Green Road project conducted for Arab tourists

Government plan reveals controversial Green Road project conducted for Arab tourists

Attracting Arab tourists, who have a growing interest in Turkey’s highland resorts, is the reason for the construction of a controversial road project which aims to connect upland villages in several Turkish provinces.

Comment(s) 7/15/2015

Courageous women of Black Sea resist natural degradation

Courageous women of Black Sea resist natural degradation

The women of Turkey’s Black Sea region have become a symbol of the protection of nature during the latest protest against the Green Road project targeting the region.

Comment(s) 7/19/2015

Plan to build Ottoman barracks on Istanbul’s Gezi Park approved in new court ruling

Plan to build Ottoman barracks on Istanbul’s Gezi Park approved in new court ruling

The ruling has stirred public outcry in Turkey, with the trending hashtag "We Will Not Allow You To Demolish Gezi" (#SanaGeziyiYıktırmayacağız in Turkish) addressing President Erdoğan.

Comment(s) 7/15/2015

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