Prior to the opening of the fishing season, experts said the fish population at Turkey's seas has increased due to a lack of fishing activities and lower pollution levels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Blue Card system implemented earlier this month that allows the tracking of marine waste by vessels and boats will help Turkey reduce its sea pollution.
Danish scientist Erik Jeppesen will collaborate with experts from Turkey's Middle East Technical University for his research on increasing salt levels stemming from global warming and their impact on lake ecosystems.
Turkey's multiple world-record holder Sahika Ercumen dived into the Bosphorus Strait on Tuesday to raise awareness about plastic pollution in the seas.
A lull in boat traffic and a fishing ban in Istanbul forced by the coronavirus pandemic has proved good news for some of the city's most-loved inhabitants – the dolphins that swim in the fish-rich waters of the Bosphorus Strait between Europe and Asia.
A mosaic artisan is building sculptures of endangered birds by using waste materials, such as scrap metals, plastics and electronic cards to raise public awareness about environmental pollution.
Locals living in Turkey's eastern Erzurum province called on authorities on Sunday to investigate a nearby creek for illegal waste disposal after foaming and mass fish deaths were reported in the stream.
If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.