Istanbul Celebrates New Hope for a Favorite Fish With First-Annual ‘Lüfer Festival’

October 16, 2011 by  
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Children with their bluefish drawings at the Lüfer Festival. Photo: Slow Food Istanbul . Istanbul marked its first ” Lüfer Bayram? ” (Bluefish Holiday) this weekend with fishing competitions, environmental talks, showings of fish-themed films and artwork by students, and storytelling by

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Eco-Fashion Wins Big at Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

October 16, 2011 by  
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Photo: courtesy Cartier Women’s Initiative Award After a second round of the Women’s Initiative Award competition, Cartier names the 2011 Laureates at the Annual Global Meeting of the Women’s Forum in Deauville, France. In July, I was excited to see eco-fashion entrepreneurs among the 18 finalists to stand out amidst more than 1,000 applicants, a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Oil Spill in Istanbul as Cargo Ship Runs Aground

January 23, 2010 by  
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Cleaning up an oil spill in the Kilyos area of Istanbul. Photo via Hürriyet

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‘Green Star’ for Eco-Friendly Istanbul Hotel

January 2, 2010 by  
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Istanbul’s first “green” hotel. Photo via Best Western The President Hotel . It was two years and $5 million in the making, but one of Best Western’s Istanbul hotels has received a “Green Star” from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism for its environmentally friendly practices, the first such designation awarded in the city….

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Ecocity 2009: A Sustainable Future for Istanbul?

December 19, 2009 by  
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Istanbul. Photo courtesy of Rosario Cuervo .

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