Another Threat in the Earthquake Zone: “Emergency Decree of Settlement and Construction with the Force Of Law”
Construction is allowed in pastures and forests by the state of emergency decree. With the statutory decree issued at midnight on February 24th and published in the Official Gazette, pasture and forest areas were opened to construction for the new settlements in the disaster area. The Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change will now […]
20th Türkiye Bird Conference Postponed.
The conference, which will take place on 18-19 March 2023, has been postponed due to the earthquake that caused great devastation in Türkiye and Syria. We are dedicating the upcoming 20th Türkiye Bird Conference to the memory of our dear friend Önder Cırık and all earthquake victims. New dates will be announced soon on Doğa […]
Le temps de la SOLIDARITÉ
Les tremblements de terre qui se sont produits en Turquie ont touché une vaste région couvrant le sud de la Turquie et le nord de la Syrie. 10 villes ont été directement confrontées à plusieurs tremblements de terre meurtriers, suivis de dégâts et de la destruction des maisons. La population des 10 villes qui ont […]
TIME for SOLIDARITY
> en Français Earthquakes that happened in Turkey affected a large region covering southern Turkey and northern Syria. 10 cities directly faced deadly earthquakes several times in a day, followed by a continuation of damages and ruining of houses. The population of these 10 cities that faced damages and loss of lives are more […]
Another New Tour for the Love of Nature!
Our world has completed another of its tours around the sun. This year has been different from the previous ones. A new era has begun in the world where subjects such as nature, climate, biodiversity and life are on everyone’s agenda. We are now louder and stronger in nature’s struggle for its rights. Nature’s sources […]
We are meeting in the Gediz Delta, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage candidate, for the 20th Turkey Bird Conference.
The conference, which will be held in collaboration with Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, will be during spring bird migration season. On the first day, we will hold sessions on wetlands, bird conservation and research, important bird areas (IBAs), migration routes, and raptors. On the second day, we will be able to closely observe the importance of […]
Nature has rights inscribed upon leaves, riversides, cloud tracks; rights the violation of which will lead to the destruction of life.* Recently, we witness plenty of destructions. Draughts, floods, wildfires, and many more. The Pandemic, the last example of these destructions, showed us that injustice to the nature exposed is the reason of all injustice. […]
Doga’s New Volunteer System Launched
We know the importance of volunteering and synergy in nature conservation, and where possible, we reach our volunteers in order to exchange this experience and know-how. Volunteers can take part in awareness-raising activities such as Euro Birdwatch and Big Jump as well as technical fieldworks like Sarımazı Raptor Count and Yelkouan Shearwater Count. However, since […]
Turkey’s first nature conservation library opened in Izmir
Turkey’s first nature conservation library opened in Izmir The opening of Doga’s Nature Library, founded for the researchers working on nature conservation and nature culture, was held on Saturday, March 14th with the participation of hundreds of researchers and nature lovers. As the first library in Turkey that focuses on nature conservation, it will provide […]
Second Major Success of Doğa, BirdLife Turkey, to save the Gediz Delta: The decision on downgrading of protection status of Gediz Delta is cancelled
Doga, BirdLife Partner in Turkey, announced a historical decision for the future of Gediz Delta. The Administrative Court of Izmir Province cancelled the decision on downgrading of protection status of Gediz Delta. Gediz Delta, home to nearly ten percent of the world population, and 30 percent of the European population of Greater Flamingos and many […]