Recent improvements in Turkey's environmental policies have finally given the green light for a more sustainable future for the country, but if the country can increase its waste recycling rate to 60 percent, it could lead to an industry generating 650 million euros of revenue and creating many jobs, according to an activist.
Air pollution has caused the death of 8.8 million people in 2015 - almost double the previous estimate of 4.5 million, according to researchers from Germany and Cyprus.
According to the World Health Organization, smoking causes the deaths of 7 million people worldwide every year.
Scientists call for an urgent cessation of the burning of fossil fuels.
The declaration of the Republic of Turkey in 1923 in itself was a revolution for women's rights thanks to the visionary founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, while slamming the current government over the treatment of women in today's Turkey.