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. […]
Doğa is 15 years old!
Doğa, the BirdLife Partner in Turkey, is celebrating the fifteenth year of its foundation. Doğa was founded by a handful of people who believe in the unity and diversity of life. Since the day it was founded, Doğa has been leading or involved in numerous actions to conserve the nature of Turkey. The new logo, […]
Doga: Fifteen Years in Bird Conservation in Turkey
Yelkouan Shearwaters migrate in large numbers through Bosporus, Istanbul. Ali Riza Altinok Located at the junction of three continents, Asia, Africa and Europe, Turkey hosts an exceptionally rich and diverse avifauna. 485 bird species are recorded, of which at least 370 occur regularly. This accounts for approximately 70 % of European bird species. The country […]
Marine Programme Officer
Doga, BirdLife Turkey, Job Description Marine Programme Officer Location: Izmir, Turkey Duties and responsibilities: Coordinate the development of the marine component of Doga’s conservation work. Coordinate and report outputs of a multi-taxa observer programme to understand bycatch of vulnerable bird, sea turtle, sea mammal and turtle species in Turkey. Monitor and synthesise studies on conservation […]
Key Biodiversity Areas Monitoring Officer
Doga, BirdLife Turkey, Job Description Key Biodiversity Areas Monitoring Officer Location: Izmir, Turkey Duties and responsibilities: Contribute to development of the new Key Biodiversity Area (KBA) directory of Turkey. Monitor and synthesise studies on conservation status and threat categories of KBA trigger species, and, to this end, form partnerships with academicians, national/international CSOs and nature […]
Important Bird Areas Monitoring Officer
Doga, BirdLife Turkey, Job Description Important Bird Areas Monitoring Officer Location: Izmir, Turkey Duties and responsibilities: Form alliances and partnerships with relevant stakeholders for effective monitoring of Important Bird Areas (IBAs). Monitor and synthesise studies on conservation status and threat categories of IBA trigger species in Turkey, and, to this end, form partnerships with academicians, […]