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The Turkish Environment and Urbanization Ministry has prepared a special environment protection plan for the Ihlara Valley in Turkey’s central Anatolian province of Aksaray, where the construction of daily facilities such as buffets and tea gardens will be permitted
A public prosecutor has opened an investigation against 56 villagers in the Black Sea town of Zile who protested against three hydroelectric power plant (HES) projects in their city
Fifteen Turkish ecological activists could face up to seven-and-a-half years in jail after prosecutors charged them with public order offences over protests against the construction of a mosque in Istanbul last year, judicial sources said April 9.
A joint EU-Turkey project aimed to improve the security of highly dangerous materials transported by sea was discussed by Turkey and three other nations at a meeting on April 22
A local court in Turkey’s Aegean region adopted the motion for a stay of execution regarding a tender to rent a forested bays located on one of the country’s most beautiful coasts, following previous orders regarding two other bays.
The Kolin Group energy company, which caused unrest in the Aegean locality of Yırca when it cut down more than 6,000 olive trees for the construction of a coal power plant project, has said it has found a new place for a power plant “devoid of olive trees.”
A construction project in a natural botanical park in the Aegean town of Kuşadası, which also includes the only remaining nesting site of endangered Mediterranean seals, has drawn reaction from environmentalists.
An actor has claimed that he was duped to appear in promotional films and banners for Turkey’s first nuclear power plant
Istanbul’s symbolic landmarks were darkened for an hour on March 28 during the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) annual “Earth Hour” event to raise awareness of environmental issues.
A group of protesters have locked the attendees of the ground breaking ceremony for Turkey’s first nuclear power plant to protest the construction of the plant in the southern province of Mersin.
The Empire State Building dimmed its lights and the Eiffel Tower went dark March 28 as iconic landmarks across the world observed Earth Hour, the global climate change awareness campaign.
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