The Anatolian Grey (or Boz Irk) cattle breed, found in Turkey's Thrace, South Marmara, and North Aegean regions, is one of the species that will be preserved in the country's new gene bank. These animals are valued for their ability to survive sudden
Sometimes it's easy to forget how far the environmental movement in the U.S. and Europe has come in a relatively short time -- from fringe fixation to mainstream concern. Perhaps the beginnings of this process looked like the 8th Ecology Istanbul Fair.
Though the dispute between Russia and Ukraine, in which the former cut off the latter's gas supply, left Turkey relatively unaffected, the stories of people freezing in neighboring Bulgaria should not go unheeded.
If the throwaway trinkets that individuals buy for holiday gifts are ruining the planet, how much bigger a problem are the ones that corporations send out by the thousands? This year, one of Turkey's major banks has a
As in other Mediterranean countries, olive oil is a staple ingredient in the Turkish diet. The country is one of the world's top five producers of olives and dishes cooked in olive oil (zeytinyağlı) often have their own section on
When the days are short and cold, one's thoughts often turn to warm memories of an idyllic summer vacation--or to making plans for the next one. A "blue cruise" on Turkey's Aegean or Mediterranean coast is about as