March Eco-Tidbits from Turkey


Istanbul expanded its bus rapid transit system, while climate change drove the red-breasted merganser out of Turkey. Photos via OrtaSepha.com (left) and by teddy llovet via Flickr

The 5th World Water Forum held two weeks ago in Istanbul dominated the city's news this month, but other environmentally related events were afoot in March too. Once again, we wrap up some of the month's 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

Tags: Animals | Birds | Buses | Carbon Offsets | Endangered Species | Global Warming Effects | Pollution | Public Transportation | Turkey

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