The village women versus the mining company

A government-backed mining project has provoked fierce opposition in a village traditionally…

Ankapark, Turkey’s multi-million dollar junkyard

The Ankapark development, billed as the world’s largest theme park, was once…

Women demand equal treatement in mosques

Zeynep Doğusan recounts how a friend was one day leaning against a…

Restoration plans spark opposition in historic Bursa

The cobbled streets of the Osmangazi neighbourhood of Bursa, a city in…

Poor conditions and no trade union at Turkey’s first nuclear power station

With 8,000 workers, the size of a large village, Turkey’s first ever…

How Europe’s plastic waste ends up on a roadside in Adana

Adana, in the south of Turkey, was once famous for its citrus…

Who will protect Izmir’s evil eye beads from misfortune?

The belief in the evil eye – or nazar – goes back…

Forest fires reveal Turkey’s lack of disaster preparation

Turkey is dealing with its worst forest fires in recent years as…

A sanctuary makes the difference between life and death for farm animals

Raphael, a snow-white peacock, was rescued along with his two friends from…

Has sea snot killed the Sea of Marmara?

Huge overgrowth of marine mucilage threatens to suffocate Turkish coastline near Istanbul.…