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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A total of 20 new trees were planted in Istanbul’s symbolic Taksim Square by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality late on June 1, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) will construct Ottoman-style buildings in the highlands of the Black Sea provinces
Greenpeace’s legendary Rainbow Warrior ship passed through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on Sept. 20 as it sails for the organization’s campaign to raise awareness on solar electricity production by aiming to install solar panels on 1 million rooftops in Turkey
Cigarette packages will no longer be displayed in shops selling tobacco products and new regulations on their sales will be implemented, according to a statement by the Health Ministry.
The party plaintiff lawyers in the case of a controversial mine construction in the Black Sea province of Artvin demanded recusal and abandoned the hearing room on Sept. 19 amid intense security precautions
Activists of the international environmentalist group Greenpeace have always been trouble in Black Sea, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, suggesting that they were only supposedly enlightened
Greenpeace Turkey’s Sail to the Sun Campaign, which aims to promote the use of solar energy in Turkey, kicks off in Bodrum before heading to Seferihisar, İzmir and Istanbul
A Turkish journalist has begun a research project in which he collects and analyzes different kinds of waste thrown into dumpsters in various parts of Istanbul and İzmir in a bid to ultimately create Turkey’s first waste map.
Kırşehir’s bird paradise at Seyfe Lake has completely dried up over the summer, as officials are called to take urgent measures
French geophysicist Professor Xavier Le Pichon, a researcher focusing on the Marmara fault line for the last 15 years, has warned of a potential earthquake with a 7.6-magnitude, daily Hürriyet has reported. Le Pichon said the Istanbul earthquake is approaching slowly.
A forest fire erupted on July 8 on Turkey’s Gallipoli peninsula in the western province of Çanakkale, where an important battle was won by Ottoman forces during World War I against Allied fleets attempting to break through the Dardanelles