June Eco-Tidbits from Turkey

chickens istanbul traffic photo

Turkey is building a plant to make power from chicken poop, but is still struggling to ease traffic congestion in its largest city. Photos by Darin Barry (left) and neoprolog via Flickr.

Life usually slows down a bit for the summer in Istanbul, as the rise in temperatures and influx of tourists drive people away to the beach, or at least up to rooftop terraces or out to their stoops to while away the muggy days. But things are still popping on the environmental front as we once again wrap up some of the month's eco-news from Turkey, developments that prompted reactions of both "süper" (yep, just like in English, but with an umlaut) and "maalesef" (unfortunately):Süper!


Previous wrap-ups of Turkish environmental news:
January Eco-Tidbits from Turkey
February Eco-Tidbits from Turkey
March Eco-Tidbits from Turkey
April Eco-Tidbits from Turkey
May Eco-Tidbits from Turkey

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