Istanbul University

Monitoring project initiated to clean Lake Küçükçekmece

Istanbul University and the Avcılar Municipality have initiated a monitoring project in a bid to clean Istanbul's Lake Küçükçekmece and restore its lost biodiversity.

Within the scope of the project, where the works will continue until June, it is planned to enable the lake and its biodiversity to gain its former health by applying an effective and sustainable restoration technique.

Türkiye’s first zoology museum to reopen

Türkiye's first zoology museum will be reopened seven years later after being relocated due to earthquake risk.

In 2105, a demolition decision was taken for the museum, which was opened in Istanbul's Beyazıt districts in 1933.

Within the scope of the decision, the museum's collections were taken under protection in the warehouses of Istanbul University for seven years.

Experts warn Türkiye’s west over West Nile virus risk

Turkish experts have warned the municipalities and the residents of the country's western coastal provinces to take strict measures against the danger of the West Nile virus that has caused 11 deaths in Greece in a week.

According to the experts, aerial spraying against the mosquitos should start immediately and continue through September in the Aegean and the Tracian regions.