Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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.
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.
A Sivas administrative court has canceled a previous decision which dismissed the requirement of an environmental impact report for a HES project planned to be built in Erzincan
A number of forested bays in one of Turkey’s most beautiful coastal idylls will be opened to tender by the Forestry and Waterworks Ministry, though many locals are opposed to the move
PM Davutoğlu has announced an estimated $3.5 billion mega-project for a three-level sub-sea tunnel under Bosphorus Strait
Increasing pollution in the Manavgat River in Turkey’s southern touristic hub of Antalya has drawn reaction from tourism professionals working in the region, including the head of the city’s tourism group, who called it a “dump river.”
Kanal Istanbul, one of the planned giant projects will be a canal 43 kilometers long and 400 meters wide with six bridges
Security forces tried to disperse some 2,000 protesters marching against HES projects in Tokat
A plan that would pave the way for widespread construction on the Aegean island of Bozcaada, one of Turkey’s untouched tourism destinations, has been canceled, Environment and Urbanization Minister İdris Güllüce has said.
A three-level, sub-sea tunnel project, was recently announced by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, has been approved by the Istanbul Municipality
The Environment Ministry has approved the controversial plan for a new port project in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district which had previously been cancelled by the Council of State
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