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November 26, 2023 - 5:32 am

Destruction of Forests and Environmental Impact: Open-pit Mining Operations Threaten Muğla’s Ecosystem


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  • Mining
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  • Deforestation

  • Environment
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Report: Open-pit mining operations are causing significant damage to forests in Turkey, particularly in the dry region of Muğla. According to data from the TEMA Foundation, Muğla is heavily affected by mining, with 59 percent of its population and 65 percent of its forests being covered by mining licenses. In just one month, five different mining projects have been initiated…

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