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November 25, 2023 - 5:48 pm

The Continued Presence of Sea Lettuce in the Gulf of Izmir: A Result of Pollution and Drought

Vulnerable Groups
ESG Risks
  • Environment

  • Pollution

  • Sea Pollution

Report: The green algae known as “ulva lactuca” or “sea lettuce” has not disappeared in the Gulf of Izmir for the past year. According to Prof. Dr. Doğan Yaşar from Dokuz Eylül University Marine Sciences and Technology Institute, sea lettuce has been increasing due to pollution and drought in the sea. Sea lettuce first appeared 10-15 years ago and has…

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