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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, JUNE 5…

World Environment Day 2022 is the biggest international day for the environment. Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and held annually since 1973, it has grown to be the largest global platform for environmental outreach. It is celebrated by millions of people across the world. World Environment Day 2022 is hosted by Sweden. “Only One Earth” is the …

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“OREGANO PLANT HAS A HIGH ADDED VALUE”

Press release… Medicinal and aromatic plants continue to spread in İzmir region. One of the projects of the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry in this area is “The Miracle of Oregano (Thyme) from the Mountains to the Field”. Oregano seedlings, which were given with a 75% grant, met with …

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TURKIYE’S BURNT FORESTS BECOME GREEN AGAIN!

Images shared by the General Directorate of Forestry this week show the progress in Turkey’s efforts to replenish areas that fell victim to last year’s forest fires. Barren land has lost its pale hue as saplings planted after the fires rapidly grow. The country was hit by the worst wildfires in …

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UN REPORT; UP TO 40 PERCENT OF EARTH’S LAND DEGRADED!

‘We cannot afford to continue taking land for granted,’ says UN’s Ibrahim Thiaw… HOUSTON, Texas… A UN study released this week shows humans are killing the planet. The UN report says up to 40% of the Earth’s land is degraded, threatening roughly half of the global Gross Domestic Product ($44 …

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WHAT IS CARBON FARMING?

The land sector is key for reaching a climate-neutral economy, because it can capture CO2 from the atmosphere. However, to encourage the agriculture and forestry sectors to deliver on climate action and contribute to the European Green Deal, it is necessary to create direct incentives for the adoption of climate-friendly …

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FORESTATION WORKS GAIN MOMENTUM ACROSS TURKIYE AS SIZE OF FORESTS REACH 23.1 MILLION HECTARES…

Forested lands of Turkey have increased by 177,000 hectares in one year with the rehabilitation of decayed forests and new planting work. Nongovernmental organizations, in the meantime, warn against wildfire threat and recommend better rehabilitation and restoration… As urban settlements grow and big cities turn into concrete jungles, Turkey adheres …

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS, 21 MARCH…

Too precious to lose… When we drink a glass of water, write in a notebook, take medicine for a fever or build a house, we do not always make the connection with forests. And yet, these and many other aspects of our lives are linked to forests in one way …

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CAHİT DOĞAN YAĞCI: WE ARE THE WORLD LEADER IN OREGANO AND LAUREL

Press release… Yağcı: We are the world leader in Aegean oregano and laurel Cahit Doğan Yağcı, Chairperson of the Aegean Furniture Paper and Forest Products Exporters’ Association, said that although there are serious problems in logistics in the world, however Turkiye evaluates this position very well. Cahit Doğan Yağcı Yağcı …

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UN: THE HEATING OF THE PLANET WILL LEAD EXTREME WILDFIRE CONDITIONS

With climate change, global warming and changing land use patterns, wildfires like those that have scorched Turkiye, Indonesia, California and vast swathes of Argentine wetland are set to occur more frequently in coming decades, causing spikes in unhealthy smoke pollution, death and destruction and other problems that governments are ill-prepared …

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FIRST OLIVE OIL LICENSED WAREHOUSE TO BE ESTABLISHED IN AKHİSAR!

First in Turkiye! Manisa’s Akhisar district establishes olive oil licensed warehouse Akhisar Commodity Exchange will complete the missing piece of the olive oil supply chain. With the licensed warehouse approved by the Ministry of Trade, the traceability of olives and olive oil will increase, and adulteration will be prevented. Upon …

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