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An Economic Boom in Turkey Takes a Toll on Marine Life


Environment  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, politics, world )

Cal
- 550 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The development-at-any-cost policies of Turkish Prime Minister Recip Tayyip Erdogan -- a key factor behind the protests and clashes in Istanbul's Taksim Square -- are also playing a role in the steady decline of the nation's porpoises, dolphins, and other



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Comments

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 4:31 am
This is very, very sad! Thanks Cal!
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 4:40 am
noted with concern, thanks Cal
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 6:13 am
Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 7:04 am
We are killing everything on land, sea, and in the air :-(
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 8:31 am
Depressing...we're human destroying machines. Thanks Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 9:28 am
sad humans are a land ocean and animal destroying virus

noted thanks
 

Carol J. (13)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 10:06 am
Noted - greed is behind it all
 

Shanti S. (0)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 1:29 pm
Thank you.
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 1:42 pm
We are killing Mother Earth.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 2:07 pm
Thanks.
 

Connie O. (44)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 3:14 pm
sadly noted :(
 

lee e. (114)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 5:19 pm
We are destroying all our resources and even the ability to make a living - it's become a global problem and we do need to act globally to resolve these issues, that for the most part are devised by large corporations and greed, which forces smaller businessmen to go against their moral compulsions to make a living - sad- but - true!
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 6:25 pm
Sad. In the end it will come back to bite us.
 

janet f. (31)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 7:31 pm
Why is it always either us or them? There is always a way to coexist if someone would just take the time to think about it.
 

Jason S. (57)
Wednesday June 19, 2013, 7:36 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 3:06 am
noted
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 4:34 am
Noted
 

Lona Goudswaard (77)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 5:06 am
Good posting. It's happened elsewhere and it's going to happen here unless action is taken.
 

Dianne D. (462)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:13 am
Way too many humans in this world and they are very greedy. Need to control the human population and the fishing industry.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 5:58 pm
Thanks
 
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