Natural environment

Turkish court sentences Osman Kavala to life in prison

A Turkish court April 25 sentenced Osman Kavala- a Turkish businessman who is accused of financing 2013 anti-government protests and playing a role in the 2016 coup attempt- to life in jail.

The panel of three judges also sentenced seven other less prominent defendants to 18 years in jail each on charges of aiding the attempt to topple the government.

Slovenia’s Earth Overshoot Day moves forward by nearly two weeks

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s Earth Overshoot Day, also known as Ecological Debt Day, landed on 18 April this year, meaning it has moved forward by twelve days compared to last year, experts warn. This Monday thus marks the date when the annual biocapacity of our planet would be used up if everyone on Earth lived like people in Slovenia do.