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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has issued warnings to businesses active in 21 areas where sea turtles nest in Turkey, asking them to follow rules when laying out sunbeds and umbrellas and to turn off their lights at night during spawning season.
Istanbul’s Faruk Yalçın Zoo is home to a number of endangered animal and plant species, most of which are absent from other Turkish zoos. The zoo will also acquire new animals this year as partners for its single animals
Turkey’s first sperm bank for goats has been founded in the capital Ankara in order to protect the species of the Ankara goat.
A group of volunteers from an animal sanctuary association in the Mediterranean province of Antalya have set up a village for stray cats
A new study reveals which nations’ consumers drive species loss most – from iPhones to Ikea furniture
As part of a project carried out at the Uludağ University campus in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa, the number of deer increased more than eightfold in 13 years
The number of white-headed ducks, an endangered species, increased last year compared to 2015 in the Manyas Bird Paradise in Ankara, reaching 7,064, according to officials.
In a country where the minimum wage is about 1,400 Liras ($367) a month, enthusiasts regularly easily spend hundreds of dollars for one bird
Animal lovers in Cyprus are battling to care for a soaring stray cat population after austerity measures in Greek Cyprus caused cuts to a state sterilization program
Şenol Özbakan, a former ship skipper who lived in a minibus with 12 abandoned golden retriever and Rottweiler dogs that he adopted in the western province of Muğla’s Bodrum district, has died of multiple organ failure at the age of 56
A three-week-old baby orangutan charmed crowds at a Czech zoo on one of its first public outings, clinging tight to its mother and attempting a few clumsy climbs.
The consumption of dog meat is on the decline in South Korea, as dogs become increasingly popular as pets. Some campaigners are now working to put dogs up for adoption in the US
Lounging in the shade of a tree, Heathcliff the cheetah oozes sleek grace and power, but he is captive behind a wire fence -- perhaps the only way that cheetahs will exist in a few decades’ time.