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2 monk seal multiple sighting at Yalıkavak, Bodrum Peninsula

2 monk seals were observed at a time and documented along Yalıkavak coasts, NW Bodrum Peninsula in 28 July 2017. This rare observation proves once again that Yalıkavak and Küdür Peninsula coasts are still important to Mediterranean monk seals along Turkish coasts.

The illegal housing development has been stopped in Foça SEPA

E-35-Foça-HT01  An housing together with a pavilion built on the rocky coasts on the southwest coast of Orak Island in Foça was determined by SAD in June 2016. With this such a bad example, Orak Island became a kind of open to risks of coastal development by any other individual.

Defence KBA Field Study Images

Sample images from Defence KBA Project field studies for reference purpose.

Karabiga-South West Marmara Biodiversity Report Has Its Impact

M-17-Karabiga-HT01 HT02 HT03 HT04 HT05 SAD-AFAG has issued Karabiga South West Marmara Biodiversity Report in February 2016. The report has been disseminated to the relevant Ministries, Karabiga Municipality and Town Council members and national & local scale NGOs and the investors.

Dusky Grouper and White Grouper Fishery Banned Completely for 4 Years 

Fishing and underwater hunting of the Dusky grouper Ephinephelus marginatus and White grouper Ephinephelus aeneus to be banned completely for 4 years in between 2016-2020, as proposed by ASOF, AMATÖR SAD, GELBALDER and SAD.