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’Turkey’s obsession with development forces migration, reduces water’ 3 novembre 2014

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Today’s Zaman (Turkey) Monday, November 3, 2014, p. 6

Yonca Poyraz Doğan, Istanbul

With Turkey shaken once again by yet another mining disaster, this week’s guest for Monday Talk was not surprised. He says Turkey’s “obsession with development” is threatening both humans and the environment. (suite…)

‘Water superpower’ Turkey faces challenges 25 septembre 2012

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Deutsche Welle (Germany) 25.09.2009

Author: Michaela Führer & Editor: Sonia Phalnikar

Turkey controls the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, leading to tensions with downstream neighbors Syria and Iraq who fear Ankara may exploit its power to cut off their water supply. Treatment plants could ease the problem. (suite…)