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CAHİT DOĞAN YAĞCI: WE ARE THE WORLD LEADER IN OREGANO PRODUCTION

Press release… Cahit Doğan Yağcı, Chairperson of the Aegean Furniture Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association, said that people tend to consume healthy and herbal products with the pandemic. Stating that there is an increase in the demand for forestry products such as oregano (thyme), laurel, sage and lime, Yağcı …

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SHARP INCREASE IN DESTRUCTION OF VIRGIN FOREST IN 2020!

An area of pristine rainforest the size of the Netherlands was burned or hacked down last year, as the destruction of the planet’s tropical forests accelerated despite a global economic slowdown, according to research on March 31. The worst losses were in Brazil, three times higher than the next highest …

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APRIL 22; HAPPY EARTH DAY!

Held on April 22, Earth Day is an annual day that unites individuals focusing on protecting the planet by preventing disasters that are occurring more frequently due to climate change and environmental destruction, in other words “saving the world” This Thursday, April 22, will be the world’s 51st Earth Day, …

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MARCH 21, INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS…

Forests are part of your life in more ways than you realize… 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 …

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“TURKEY HAS BEEN INCREASING ITS FOREST ASSETS SINCE 1980s”

Professor Dr. İbrahim Turna, Lecturer of Karadeniz Technical University (KTU), Faculty of Forestry, said that Turkey has been trying to increase its forest assets since 1980s and these efforts are appreciated. Dr. Turna said, “Turkey’s forest assets have been gradually increased from 1980s to the 2000s.” “Millions of saplings are …

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TURKEY RANKS 6th IN THE WORLD BY INCREASING FOREST PRESENCE…

Karacabey: We are ranked 1st in Europe and 6th in the world in increasing forest presence! Turkey, according to the report by the FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment, has moved up to the 27th place from 46th in the world. 16 January 2021… Turkey, according to a report prepared by …

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“13 MILLION SAPLINGS PLANTED IN THE ‘BREATH FOR THE FUTURE’ CAMPAIGN”

Millions are expected to turn up to plant saplings for November’s National Forestation Day, while Turkey plans to include other countries in efforts to expand its forests this year… The “Breath For the Future” campaign launched last year by the government will return on Nov. 11. Agriculture and Forestry Minister …

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SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT TO PROVIDE SOLUTION FOR PANDEMIC RECOVERY…

This week, the global forestry advisory body to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released details on how sustainable forest management and forest products are well-positioned to drive a healthy, green, and inclusive recovery as we continue to face serious challenges related to Covid-19 around the …

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INTRODUCTION TO AGROFORESTRY…

It is an agricultural system used for centuries by local farmers in many regions of the world, especially in the tropics. The main element is trees, which are based on tree-crop, tree-crop-native animal associations in agricultural land, and success is achieved through the balance of interactions between these elements. Therefore, …

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FORESTS ARE HOME TO POLLINATORS, ALSO FOR FOOD SECURITY…

9 June 2020, Rome – Forests and trees are critical for promoting pollination by bees, butterflies and other animals, and there is an urgent need to stop their habitat degradation and safeguard biodiversity, according to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The report jointly produced by …

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