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A court in İzmir has ordered a stay of execution in the controversial dismantling of an oil refining ship that allegedly contained radioactive waste – but only after most of the vessel had already been dismantled
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed climate change in a video-conference call on Nov. 6, according to the world body
The water of a controversial creek on Istanbul’s Asian side, which had seen an improvement in quality following a recent cleaning project spurred by a local protest, has quickly returned to its original polluted state.
Turkey’s Environment and Urban Planning Ministry has issued a bylaw to ensure safe cycling in intra-city traffic by regulating the construction of bicycle roads and stations
Turkey has to put more effort into environmental protection issues and climate change, while citizens should ask more on this front, according to a special adviser to the French president who came to Ankara for a summit
Turkey’s top engineers and architects union has filed a case against the Turkish Council of State in order to revoke the latter’s ruling, which opened a spacious natural area in the western province of Bolu to construction, daily Hürriyet has reported
The claim that the municipality of Istanbul’s coastal Büyükçekmece district plan to construct on 30,000-square-meter green area by the sea has drawn criticisms and protests from Büyükçekmece residents and rights groups, daily Hürriyet has reported.
After a negative environmental assessment report (ÇED) for a thermal power plant in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Samsun, the Environment Ministry has decided not to proceed with the construction of the plant
Fifteen villagers from the village of Tatar in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas, who had protested against security forces in order to prevent their spring water from being diverted elsewhere, have been released
Locals and environmentalists have reacted to Turkey’s decision to construct a third nuclear plant in the country’s northwestern region of İğneada, which is famous for its floodplain forests
Tons of solid and liquid waste has spilled into the Aegean Sea and the Bafa Lake Natural Park in Turkey’s western province of Aydın after regulator covers on the Greater Menderes River were opened.
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