Pipeline plants 400,000 trees and shrubs in northern Greece

As a part of a reforestation initiative that is already under way, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has pledged to plant 400,000 trees and shrubs in areas of northern Greece. According to TAP, the company has undertaken to reforest land which has been cleared and graded during the installation of the pipeline.

Plant species in Turkey being driven to extinction by expanding settlements

Several plant species around Turkey are being pushed toward extinction by rapidly expanding human settlements, experts say. The conversion of forest and natural habitats to picnic areas under the name of "natural parks" and the use of concrete floors in these places put various plant species at further risk of extinction.