April Eco-Tidbits from Turkey


Turkey is building new wind turbines and throwing away more cell phones. Photos by jesse.millan (left) and Gaetan Lee via Flickr.

Though it was hard to get beyond the Obamania this month, the U.S. president's visit to Turkey helped spotlight climate-change issues and demonstrate the capabilities of Istanbul's public-transit system. After a little time to recover from the collective swoon, we now once again wrap up some of the month's environmental news from Turkey, developments that prompted reactions of both "süper" (yep, just like in English, but with an umlaut) and "maalesef" (unfortunately):Süper!


Maalesef...

Previous wrap-ups:
January Eco-Tidbits from Turkey
February Eco-Tidbits from Turkey
March Eco-Tidbits from Turkey

Tags: Alternative Energy | Animals | Birds | Energy | Oceans | Rivers | Trains | Turkey | Waste | Wind Power

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