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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.
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
A meeting between the Black Sea province of Rize’s governor and villagers of the Çamlıhemşin district to discuss the construction of a controversial 2,600-kilometer road project to connect highland areas in northern Turkey has ended with protests and no consensus.
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.
Daily Hürriyet’s jury of experts picked out the most beautiful gardens in Turkey with different designs, events and unique plant species from around the world for you.
The water has been cleared and schools of fish have been seen in a shallow section of a creek in Istanbul’s Asian side, which has long been a point of consternation over excessive pollution, after a cleaning project conducted over the last two months
Disasters will become more frequent and dangerous because of climate change, but also because governments in Turkey are continuing practices that increase risks, according to a local expert in the field. ‘Disasters are man-made. Populist rhetoric is distancing us from solutions,’ warns Professor Mikdat Kadıoğlu
Hundreds of women have taken to the streets on bicycles in multiple events in western and southern Turkey to raise awareness of sustainable transportation methods.
Five months after a local court ordered a stay of execution regarding tenders to rent forested bays on one of Turkey’s most beautiful coasts for 29 years, a new tender has been opened to rent out the same areas for 10 years
A seed bartering festival will take place in the Urla district of Turkey’s İzmir province in October, aimed at protecting and reviving endangered seeds and enriching the natural wealth of the region.
Catastrophic rain that killed eight people in the Black Sea region of Artvin has revealed an illegal dumping site, as floodwater dragged piles of garbage towards the coast.
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