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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A group of 30 media representatives visited the Cerattepe region of the Kafkasör highland in the Black Sea province of Artvin, examining and reporting the damage caused by a planned mine construction in the area, Doğan News Agency reported on Aug. 13.
Five firms commissioned with preparing a layout for the transformation of the Ayder Plateau in the Çamlıhemşin district of the Black Sea province of Rize will each offer a model to the authorities, with a two-story limit imposed by the government for development in the idyllic area.
A total of 147 forest fires, which erupted across Turkey in the last three days and destroyed 673 hectares of land, have been brought under control
Turkey might suffer a drought in 2020 or 2021, as the country experiences droughts almost every seven years, Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu said on Aug. 7.
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.
Turkey’s Biosecurity Council has approved the use of three types of genetically modified soybeans and one type of genetically modified corn as animal food in a decision published in the Official Gazette on Aug. 2, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
The total amount of water collected in major Turkish dams decreased by 30 percent in the first five months of 2017 compared to the same period of last year, raising the prospect of increased electricity prices in the future, daily Habertürk reported May 31.
A meeting on water scarcity and drought in the Mediterranean province of Antalya on July 11 was ironically flooded by a nearby river after it rose above its normal level
Trees will be planted in Istanbul’s symbolic Taksim Square after ongoing construction works, Beyoğlu district mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan said
Turkey’s Council of State has approved a local court decision on a major copper mine in the Black Sea province of Artvin, a project that has triggered strong reactions and protests by locals and environmentalists.
The natural assets of the Saros Gulf, in the Keşan district of the northwestern province of Edirne, face destruction due to the opening of stone and limestone quarries, Doğan News Agency reported May 23.