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    Statement from Bar Association regarding nature plunder in Botan

    Şirnex Bar Association stated that they will take the necessary initiatives against the nature plunder in Botan and that they are following the process.

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    Forest fire in Izmir

    A forest fire broke out in Menderes district of Izmir. The fire is being intervened from the air and land.

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    Cudî's Sefine region destroyed with dynamite

    While mining companies continue to work in the Sefine region of Cudî, the region is being destroyed by detonating dynamite.

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    Patrols being built in Gabar due to 'oil security'

    In the Gabar Mountain region, where ecological destruction is at an extreme level, new patrols are being built for the "security" of the oil pipeline.

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    Fire in Omerîyan region extinguishes

    The fire that started in the Omerîyan region last night was taken under control and extinguished as a result of the efforts of the villagers.

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    The fire affected an area of 66 kilometers

    Amed Metropolitan Municipality Rural Development Department announced that an area of 66 kilometers was affected by the fire, according to the detection made via satellite.

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    Deputies makes inspections in Licik

    Members of the İliç Mine Accident Investigation Commission, established in the Parliament, will conduct investigations in Licik district, where the mining disaster took place.

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    Botan Valley takes on spring colors

    Botan Valley and Gabar Mountain took on the colors of spring with the blooming of flowers.

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    Drought grows: Solution in ecological agriculture

    Ciftci-Sen Board Member Adnan Cobanoglu stated that the drought that developed as a result of industrial agriculture, the allocation of agricultural lands to mining and energy companies and the government's policies has reached serious dimensions, and lost sight of the fact that the solution to this is in traditional and ecological agriculture.

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    Axresha residents: We do not want second Licik disaster

    Citizens who were reacted to the "EIA is not required" report for the gold mine to be established in Axreşa District of Tatos, stated that they do not want to experience a second Licik disaster. While 13 miners who remained underground after the disaster that occurred on February 13 in the gold mine in Erzincan's Licik (İliç) district have still not been reached, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) reports given for the gold mines became a subject of discussion again after the disaster.

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    Kapaz residents do not want barrage

    Citizens who oppose the barrage to be built in Kapaz Town of Argan district said: “Our nature is being plundered. Be in solidarity with the people of Kapaz."

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    Neighbourhood in Dilovası being forced migrate because of chemical storage facility

    Residents of Fatih District in Dilovası, where cancer caused by heavy industry facilities is most common, are disturbed by the chemical storage facility established next to them. Citizens stated that they were forced to migrate said, "It's time for change" about the central and local governments they criticized.

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    'Environmental disaster' warning

    Stating that the warnings of experts in Licik district were not taken into account, Hüseyin Alan, Chair of the Chamber of Geological Engineers, said that if the necessary precautions are not taken, an environmental disaster that will last for years will occur with the pollution of water, soil and air.

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    Ecologist Türkay: Abdullah Öcalan's ideas exceeded limits

    According to PKK Leader Abdullah Öcalan, who sees the understanding of power under the global ecological crisis, "As power is overcome in society, ecological consciousness will develop and as ecological consciousness develops, government will be excluded from society." Ecologist Koray Türkay said that the fear about Ocalan, whom he cited as one of the most important analysts of the idea that shattered capitalist modernity, stems from "the embrace of this idea by humanity."

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    The plunder of nature also hit terebinth, from whom she earns her living.

    Hatice İnal, who makes her living by making coffee with the kezwan she collects at the foothills of Cûdî and Gabar Mountains, said: “Our business has slowed down due to tree cutting. Because kezwan trees are also being cut down.”

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