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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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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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WILDFIRES DAMAGE TURKISH AGRICULTURE!

The wildfires ravaging Turkey’s southern and western coastal regions, which firefighters have been struggling to contain due to strong winds, have already caused great damage to agricultural fields and farms. Now the production of olives, honey and many fruits and vegetables is at risk. As of Tuesday, only 13 wildfires remain …

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