ecology

“Purslane should be grown everywhere because it treats many diseases”

“Purslane should be grown everywhere because it treats many diseases,” Fehime Ebdulrehmen says.

Paris agreement on climate submitted to parliament

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdoğan submitted the Paris Agreement, an international treaty on climate change, to the parliament on Friday. Environmentalists and climate experts have demanded the ratification of the agreement in the country for years.

Ruxweş has all kinds of fruits in her awarded garden

Ruxweş Salih Arif’s garden was awarded the greenest garden prize in the region. She has many trees such as banana, grape, and fig trees in her garden. She takes care of her garden every day and teaches her children how they should take care of the garden.

Gelîyê Godernê Valley at risk of being submerged due to dam project

Many historical places in Turkey’s Kurdish region have been submerged due to dam projects. Hasankeyf and Eğil districts are some of the submerged historical places. Now, Gelîyê Godernê Valley is at risk of being submerged due to a dam project.

She aims to plant 2 million trees in Dersim

Şükran Yılmaz, who has been making a living by selling grapes growing in her village in Dersim for years, also voluntarily travels from village to village to distribute mulberry and walnut tree seeds to women. The aim of Şükran Yılmaz, who encourages women to take part in the production, is ...

Nurcan Karasu: The aim is to depopulate the region with forest fires caused by the military operations

HDP Ecology Commission Member Nurcan Karasu drew attention to the forest fires that have systematically broken out in cities such as Dersim, Şırnak, Bingöl, and Hakkari in recent years. “The aim is to evacuate, depopulate the region by launching military operations under the name of ...

'Security' policies destroy ecology in Kurdish region

Forest fires in the Kurdish region of Turkey, particularly in summer, harm animals and trees. The main reason for the forest fires is military operations launched in the region. The fires that started due to the military operations in Dersim and Şırnak haven't been put out for days.

Water crisis in Egypt to affect mostly women

The water crisis in Egypt is getting worse. Researchers warn that the crisis will affect mostly women of Egypt, where the majority of the population consists of villagers who make their living from agriculture.

Lawsuit to be filed against Cengiz Holding's mining project

“If the project is implemented, the water sources of the villages in the region will dry up and the agricultural lands will disappear,” said Kazdağları Ecology Platform, which is going to file a lawsuit against Cengiz Holding’s mining project.

Open sewers in Idlib spread diseases

The limited opportunities in the refugee camps of Idlib cause many diseases; the people now face other diseases due to open sewers in the camps. Women and children getting sick due to the open sewers cannot access health services.