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BERRAK BİRGİLİ WRITES; A CARBON SINK…

A CARBON SINK SUMMARY Adopting production systems that will increase the amount and rate of increase of CO2 sinks, which are brought to the agenda by global warming and climate change, has become an issue of interest to all sectors in the world. The Kyoto Protocol and all other official …

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DEFORESTATION GETTING WORSE IN AMAZON!

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon increased by a record 25 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2020, official data released on July 10 showed, increasing pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro to abandon his plans to develop the region. Some 3,069 square kilometers (1,184 square miles) were affected by deforestation, the highest figure …

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“RECYCLABLE PRODUCTS SHOULD BE USED IN PACKACING”

Davut Er said, “Sustainable and recyclable products should be used in packaging” Davut Er, Chairman of Aegean Olive and Olive Oil Exporters’ Association (EZZİB), pointed out that the use of recycled packaging products in food products will be beneficial both in terms of cyclical economy and health. Stating that if …

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“LET’S MOVE TOGETHER FOR CLIMATE”

Istanbul Technical University Lecturer and Chairwoman of Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D) Professor Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu made a statement for the 4th of July, International Cooperative Day. Pointing out the important position of the cooperatives in the economy, Dr. Karaosmanoğlu said that this year, the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) …

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ERGENE BASIN ACTION PLAN TO PROTECT AGRICULTURAL LANDS AGAINST FLOODS…

When the Ergene Basin Action Plan is completed, Turkey will have one of Europe’s largest environmental projects, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said. Erdoğan said on June 27 that Turkey will resolutely continue to actualize the 2.5 billion liras ($365 million) environmental project in the northwestern Thrace region. He said 28 streams, a total length of 395 kilometers …

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“HAPPY WORLD REFRIGERATION DAY AS THE WORLD A WARMING AQUARIUM”

Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D) made a written statement on account of June 26, World Refrigeration Day and emphasized that our world is a constantly warming aquarium. Professor of Istanbul Technical University and President of Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D), Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu made a special statement on …

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SAVING OUR ENVIRONMENT IS OUR DEBT TO HUMANITY…

Press release… WE HAVE A WORLD ONLY! OUR FUTURE IS LOST, NOT THE ENVIRONMENT… SAVING OUR ENVIRONMENT IS OUR DEBT TO HUMANITY… “June 5th, World Environment Day, should be the day of understanding that this world is not a private property, remembering that it is a trust of future generations …

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TIME TO STOP INTERFERING WITH BIODIVERSITY!

Press release… WE SHOULD REPAIR AND PROTECT OUR NATURE… HEALTHY LIFE IS POSSIBLE IN A HEALTHY PLANET… We must live in harmony with nature… Sustainable Production and Consumption Association (SÜT-D), drawing attention to disapperance of species along with regeneration and protection of the nature on account of June 5, World …

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TURKEY CONSIDERS CLIMATE CHANGE AS A THREAT!

Press release… Barem announced the “Global Climate Change Survey” on World Climate Day: “Turkey sees this issue as a threat” May 2020 Barem and its global partner, WIN Group, inked an important research on “Global Climate Change” by discussing with nearly 30 thousand people in 39 countries. The whole world …

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‘NATURE EXPLORER’ OF TEMA TO REACH TO THE PEOPLE OF İSTANBUL…

TEMA Foundation introduced its new phone application ‘Nature Explorer’ on International Biodiversity Day… TEMA Foundation introduced its new electronic application ‘Nature Explorer’ on International Biodiversity Day, which is celebrated on May 22 every year in order to draw attention to the importance and protection of biodiversity, which is decreasing day …

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