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Gravel dumped at Istanbul’s historic Yedikule Gardens

Gravel dumped at Istanbul’s historic Yedikule Gardens

Gravel was dumped at the historic Yedikule Gardens, a UNESCO-protected site near the Marmara shoreline along the Byzantine-era ramparts surrounding the old city of Istanbul, bringing the gardens’ future back into the spotlight

Comment(s)5/4/2016

Ministry launches 6 mln-lira cleaning project for Lake Uzungöl

Ministry launches 6 mln-lira cleaning project for Lake Uzungöl

Authorities have allocated 6 million Turkish Liras to clean up Lake Uzungöl, a major tourist attraction in the eastern Black Sea region in Trabzon, the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry announced April 14

Comment(s)4/15/2016

Turkey among countries signing Paris climate accord

Turkey among countries signing Paris climate accord

Turkey is ready to cooperate with other countries against climate change, Environment Minister Fatma Güldemet Sarı said late April 22

Comment(s)4/23/2016

Erdoğan vows to continue with Kanal Istanbul

Erdoğan vows to continue with Kanal Istanbul

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has highlighted the ambition to build the assertive “Kanal Istanbul” project, which foresees the building of a giant canal on Istanbul’s European side to ease the aquatic traffic of the city’s busy Bosphorus Strait, “regardless of what anyone says"

Comment(s)4/11/2016

Fire response time significantly decreases, says forest minister

Fire response time significantly decreases, says forest minister

Turkey’s Forest and Waterworks minister has said the country’s fire response time has decreased from 40 minutes in 2003 to 15 minutes in 2015, dramatically diminishing the amount of forest land destructed in each fire

Comment(s)4/22/2016

Minister claims Turkish technology ahead of ‘inadequate’ NASA

Minister claims Turkish technology ahead of ‘inadequate’ NASA

Turkey’s Forestry Minister Eroğlu slammed NASA’s technology as “inadequate,” and claimed Turkish studies were better at weather forecasts after the U.S. agency released a study concluding that the ongoing draught in the eastern Mediterranean was the worst in the past 900 years

Comment(s)4/4/2016

48 people sued over gold mine protest in Turkey’s north

48 people sued over gold mine protest in Turkey’s north

A lawsuit has been filed against 48 locals who protested a major company’s mining efforts in the Black Sea province of Artvin in February

Comment(s)4/21/2016

Locals resist as company initiates hydroelectric plant construction in Turkey’s Black Sea region

Locals resist as company initiates hydroelectric plant construction in Turkey’s Black Sea region

Locals have gathered to resist the building of a hydroelectric power plant in the Ardanuç district of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Artvin, as an energy company dispatched its first set of drilling machines to the district

Comment(s)3/29/2016

Marble quarries ‘chase’ flamingos from Burdur

Marble quarries ‘chase’ flamingos from Burdur

The mountains around Yarışlı Lake in the southern province of Burdur, which is home to many bird species including flamingos, have been invaded by marble quarries. Flamingos that take shelter in the lake every year did not come this year because of the marble quarries, which surround the half of the lake

Comment(s)4/16/2016

Climate change to be on agenda of Eurasian Economic Summit

Climate change to be on agenda of Eurasian Economic Summit

ONE ON ONE - This year’s summit on April 5-7 will tackle climate change, an issue that is not high on the agenda in a region rich in fossil fuels, says Akkan Suver, the head of the Marmara Foundation, which has organized the event for the past 19 years

Comment(s)3/28/2016

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