Antarctic region

Turkish Professor Halıcı invited again to research in Antarctica

Turkish professor Gökhan Halıcı has been invited once again to Antarctica to conduct a scientific research on the categorization of lichen and bryophytes, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Dec. 25.

Halıcı, who is the only Turkish scientist in the research, is expected to stay in a Czech research station for three months. 

Turkey should sign Antarctica protocol, says Turkish expedition chief

A crew of Turkish academics and researchers who set off on a journey to Antarctica on March 29 have completed the country's first scientific mission and left the continent. The 14-person team, which includes scientists from different universities, urged lawmakers to sign a protocol concerning Antarctica upon their return.