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DR. DOĞANAY TOLUNAY: BURNT TREES CAN BE SOLD FOR FIGHTING AGAINST FUTURE FOREST FIRES

A Turkish expert has advised authorities to sell all the trees burned in last month’s wildfires that devastated forests in 53 provinces out of all 81 late July and use the money collected in the fight against future forest fires. According to data from the General Directorate of Forestry, some …

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BEKİR KARACABEY: TURKISH LAUREL WAS REGISTERED AND RECEIVED GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION

Within the scope of the project carried out by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM), Turkish Laurel was registered by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TÜRKPATENT) and was entitled to receive a geographical indication. In a written statement from OGM, it was emphasized that laurel creates an important employment …

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NEDİM KALPAKLIOĞLU: PINE HONEY PRODUCERS, SUFFERED HEAVY LOSSES, WAIT FOR SUPPORT

Press release… Nedim Kalpaklıoğlu, Member of the Board of the Aegean Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters’ Association, said that the beekeeping sector, especially pine honey, has suffered heavy losses in the forest fire disasters that have taken place in the Aegean Region in the recent period in our country. Pine …

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NİHAT ÇELİK: SHEEP AND GOATS ARE FRIENDS OF FORESTS

Nihat Çelik, Chairperson of the Turkey Sheep and Goat Breeders’ Association (TÜDKİYEB), stated that they want the forest areas to be opened to sheep pasture and said, “Sheep and goats are friends and cleaners of forests. They eat all the weeds, clean the forest and protect it from fire and …

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ÖZEN ALTIPARMAK: WE WILL PURCHASE HONEY FROM MUĞLA BEEKEEPERS WORTH 30 MILLION LIRAS IN CASH

Balparmak, which stands by the citizens who were damaged in the forest fires in different regions and identifies the needs of the beekeepers in the region, will purchase 30 million TL worth of honey from the beekeepers of Muğla province and make the payment in cash. Özen Altıparmak Balparmak Chairman …

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ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY GREEN CHARCOAL COULD SAVE UGANDA’S FORESTS…

Officials, conservation groups promote green charcoal, made of agricultural waste and clay, to help stop deforestation. KAMPALA, Uganda Slowly but steadily, many Ugandans are turning away from cooking over firewood and traditional charcoal, opting instead for green charcoal, a fuel proven to be more environmentally friendly. Uganda’s forests are disappearing …

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“TURKEY SHOULD DECLARE AN EMERGENCY MOBILISATION ON WATER AND DROUGHT!”

The danger of drought is increasing day by day. In recent years, temperature records have been broken in Turkey due to the effects of global climate change. This situation also causes serious decreases in underground and surface water resources. After the serious losses in this year’s wheat harvest in Konya, …

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NATIONAL PARKS TO BE OPENED TO BEEKEEPERS FOR PINE HONEY!

Good news from Minister Pakdemirli: National Parks will be opened to beekeepers for Pine Honey Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli, who stated that the damage assessments of 7 thousand 735 farmers in 9 provinces, 26 districts and 180 villages have been completed, said, “53 thousand 735 decares of …

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DEADLY WILDFIRES DEAL A MAJOR BLOW TO TURKEY’S BEEKEEPERS!

Turkey’s wildfires have left little behind, turning green forests into ashen, barren hills. The destruction is being intensely felt by Turkey’s beekeepers, who have lost thousands of hives as well as the pine trees and the insects their bees depend on. Twelve days of deadly wildfires have dealt a major blow to …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: NO FIRES THREATENING SETTLEMENTS IN TURKEY

There are currently no fires that threaten any settlements in Turkey, the country’s agriculture and forestry minister said on Aug. 8.  Speaking to reporters in the southwestern Muğla province, Bekir Pakdemirli said: “The overall situation regarding all forest fires in Muğla is getting better.” Bekir Pakdemirli He said 16 forest fires broke out …

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