The endangered hawksbill sea turtle lays its eggs in the Dalyan Delta on Turkey's southwest coast. With charm and dedication, June Haimoff of England devotes her efforts to saving the species.
A new center-right party is set to shake up Turkey's political scene. It's evidence that despite the difficult environment, Turkish democracy is alive and kicking. Could the party even challenge Recep Tayyip Erdogan?
This summer, parts of Turkey suffered drought and fire - and Istanbul was hit by its biggest rainstorm in 32 years. The last two winters saw the typically mild city buried in snow. With crazy weather becoming the new normal, how is the Turkish capital preparing for climate change?
School curricula in Turkey and EU states Hungary and Poland have been trending more toward patriotism and religion, with less emphasis on diversity. Teachers and other education experts are voicing their criticism.
African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how climate change can promote democracy, find a good use for coffee grounds and visit an architect who is reviving an ancient African construction technique. All this and more!
"Our world is in distress from extreme weather events caused by climate change — destructive hurricanes, fires, floods, droughts, melting ice and changes to agriculture." — Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji
For a century, Russia's nature reserves — with the world's strictest wildlife protections — have been largely off-limits to humans. One of them, Kronotsky, boasts geysers, active volcanoes and 800 brown bears.
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A recent report shows rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere are about to make the world's oceans uninhabitable for many sea creatures, threatening entire ocean ecosystems. What can be done?
The source of the radioactive cloud that hovered over Europe in early October is being narrowed down to the Urals. The Russian nuclear agency insists there has been no accident. Is it a cover-up?
Mumbai's beaches are covered in trash. While most people just complain, one man has set out to change that - and kicked off the largest beach clean-up project in the world.
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