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“Mucilage” updates: Marmara Sea’s increasingly dense mucilage now leaks into Black Sea and Aegean Sea…

In Uncategorized on June 16, 2021 at 12:04

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The pictures taken by dentist Alper Altay from a boat in Bursa reveal the density of sea snot in the Marmara Sea. Altay says, “It was like the entire marina was covered in a concrete-like material. I was surprised. I didn’t think that mucilage was so dense.”
Main opposition CHP MP Yüceer has submitted a Parliamentary question about the pollution in the Ergene River in northwestern Turkey, underlining that it is one of the reasons behind the current sea snot problem in Marmara.

Pictures show gravity of ‘sea snot’ problem in Marmara

Amid efforts to clear the Sea of Marmara, the pictures taken from the air have revealed the mucilage density on the Caddebostan Coast in İstanbul.
The massive marine mucilage bloom that has threatened the undersea life of the Marmara Sea is now spreading and taking the Black Sea under its grip.

A thick layer of organic matter known as marine mucilage has spread in the Sea of Marmara, covering harbours, shorelines and swathes of the surface south of Istanbul. Some of the ‘sea snot’ has sunk below the waves, suffocating seabed life

Some 392 cubic meters of “sea snot” has been collected from the Sea of Marmara as part of an action plan to tackle the problem, according to the ministry

Sea nose” covers the coast near Istanbul, Turkey

The harbor and coastal areas near Istanbul, Turkey, are clogged with thick mucus known as the “sea nose” produced by small underwater phytoplankton

Pictures show sea snot heading towards the Aegean

Troubling the Sea of Marmara in northwestern Turkey for a long time now, the mucilage has been carried by the wind towards the Aegean. The pictures taken with drones show that some coasts of Çanakkale are covered with sea snot.

Marina blanketed by ‘sea snot’ marine mucilage in Istanbul

… mucilage — spreading through the Sea of Marmara and posing a threat to marine life and the fishing industry on the shores of Istanbul on Monday

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Thick layers of mucilage have been observed both on the surface and the bottom of the Sea of Marmara in Turkey’s northwest.
Thick layers of mucilage have been observed both on the surface and the bottom of the Sea of Marmara in Turkey’s northwest.
A local association has urged the government to cancel a touristic facility project near the lake, pointing out the damage caused by people getting into water to its distinct ecosystem.
A local environmental association has urged the government to cancel a touristic facility project near the lake, pointing out the damage caused to its distinct ecosystem by people getting into the water.

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Aktrolls love humiliating imagery over the rivals, now they get one by FT editors… A foreign policy roundup…

In Uncategorized on June 15, 2021 at 18:09

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As Biden Meeting Nears, Erdogan Softens His Stance

With Trump gone and Turkey’s economy in crisis, the country’s strongman president is now trying to placate Western leaders rather than antagonize them. But how far can he be pushed?
The US president will meet several leaders “to highlight America’s commitment to restoring our alliances.”
NATO is powerful only with Turkey and without it, the alliance is not that strong, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, citing Ankara as among the top five nations within the security institutions which is fully fulfilling all the NATO missions, in remarks ahead of the alliance’s summit in mid-June.
Interpol has been rejecting red notice requests by Turkey that it considers “political.”

ECTHR RULING ON KAVALA: Council of Europe ‘to initiate infringement proceedings against Turkey’

Examining Turkey’s failure to execute the ECtHR judgement on Kavala, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has expressed its determination to “ensure the implementation through all means, including infringement proceedings.”

With what preparations is Turkey going to the NATO Summit?

Turkey attaches great importance to the NATO summit, which will be held in Brussels on June 14, to seize the opportunity to directly communicate with US President Joe Biden. It is estimated that the meeting will last 30-40 minutes at best. However, as much as the content of the meeting, the photograph of Erdoğan-Biden to be given before and after the meeting is especially important for Turkey’s domestic politics. As a matter of fact, the image that Turkish President Erdoğan will give to the domestic political sphere that the relations with Joe Biden are going well, is important.

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New photo from Facebook June 15, 2021 at 12:18PM

In Uncategorized on June 15, 2021 at 11:19

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