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PLASTIC POLLUTION DOESN’T STOP AT BORDERS; IT’S A GLOBAL PROBLEM!

Today more than 70 leading businesses and financial institutions have called for a legally binding UN treaty on plastic pollution in a pre-UNEA statement.  The statement is an indictment on the severity of our current plastic crisis, which merits immediate and concerted global efforts that tackle the problem at its root …

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TOLGA ŞALLI: ‘RENEWABLE ENERGY’ IS A MUST!

Press release… Tolga Şallı, Chairperson of the Environmentalist Energy Association, made a written statement about the renewable energy. Şallı said, “Our country, which has many main resources from agriculture to tourism, from industry to energy, needs to use renewable energy resources in the most effective way in the production stages. …

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COFFEE TO BE PRODUCED IN MEDITERRANEAN AS AN ALTERNATIVE CROP!

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry determines alternative crops to reduce the impact of climate change on agriculture. The coffee tree stands out in the Mediterranean. With the warm winters in Marmara, olive groves become widespread and hot and dry summers facilitate cotton production. It is predicted that orchards will …

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HAYRETTİN UÇAK: WE MUST TAKE ACTION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PESTICIDES

Press release… The fight against pesticides should be seen as a priority area in the circular economy action plan! A call from the fresh fruit and vegetable sector: We must take action in the fight against pesticides With the EU Green Deal, it aims to reduce the use of pesticides …

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LARGE-SCALE PRODUCTION STARTS IN THE INDEPENDENT PROJECT…

Products such as food, animal feed and bio jet fuel will be produced at the facility… The opening of the biorefinery facility, which was established within the scope of the Integrated Biorefinery Concept for Bioeconomy Driven Development (INDEPENDENT), was held on Friday, January 7, 2022. Developed in cooperation with Boğaziçi …

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DR. BİROL SAYGI: 30 PCT OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS ARISE FROM ANIMAL PRODUCTION

Stating that the increase in plant-based products would be better for greenhouse gas emissions, Bahçeşehir University Head of Gastronomy Department Professor Dr. Y. Birol Saygı said that the food industry will change for a more sustainable world, especially in the name of population growth. Pointing out that one of the …

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TURKIYE TO EXPAND AMBITIOUS ZERO WASTE SCHEME NATIONWIDE…

Turkiye’s zero waste campaign aims to drive recycling efforts for all kinds of waste… Turkiye’s Zero Waste campaign, first launched in 2017, is now set to expand throughout the country in order to encourage recycling.  The Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change, which oversees the massive recycling campaign, will …

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WHAT IS REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE?

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NEW GUIDE TO REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE OUTLINES KEY PRACTISES…

A new booklet that outlines the key principles of regenerative agriculture and the many benefits they can bring to modern farming systems has been released by leading agronomy company Agrovista. The Regenerative Agriculture Guide is packed with useful information and tips and has something for everyone, from the mildly curious …

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“GLOBAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY WILL BE VOLATILE OVER THE NEXT 3 YEARS”

Most experts believe global economic recovery to be volatile, uneven over next 3 years, says WEF report… Climate failure, growing social divides, increased cyber risks, and an uneven global recovery are among the top global risks for 2022, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report released on Tuesday. …

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