Environment

Turkey collects nearly 3,300 cubic meters of mucilage from sea

Turkey collects nearly 3,300 cubic meters of mucilage from sea

Environment minister says businesses have been fined 10.49M Turkish liras for failing to meet environmental standards

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Kenya launches elephant naming ceremony to promote conservation
15.06.2021

Kenya launches elephant naming ceremony to promote conservation

There has been a 96% decline in poaching with 11 elephants poached in 2020 compared with 386 elephants in 2013

Turkish ship to probe effects of ‘sea snot’ at lowest point of Marmara Sea
15.06.2021

Turkish ship to probe effects of ‘sea snot’ at lowest point of Marmara Sea

Scientists to focus their research in dark depths of Sea of Marmara, especially on formation of hydrogen sulfide

Turkish university succeeds in cleaning mucilage with bacteria isolates
15.06.2021

Turkish university succeeds in cleaning mucilage with bacteria isolates

Pilot study of eliminating mucilage with beneficial bacteria carried out in Yenikapi Yediemin Harbor

More than 2,100 cubic meters of sea mucilage collected in Turkey
14.06.2021

More than 2,100 cubic meters of sea mucilage collected in Turkey

Operations to clear sea of mucilage ongoing at 137 locations, says environment minister

5 things you need to know about mucilage or sea snot
14.06.2021

5 things you need to know about mucilage or sea snot

Sea snot was 1st reported in 1997 in Dardanelles, Marmara Sea, and it resurfaced in 2007-2008 in a big way