Gökova Bay to Cape Gelidonya News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes Programme

Photo: Zafer Kizilkaya

Restaurant menus change to adapt to sea temperature rise in the Mediterranian

In the second episode of our landscape restoration and climate change mini-series, Matt Burnett, the Communications Coordinator for the Endangered…

3rd November 2021

Restoring nature puts food on the table

In the fourth of the rewards of nature restoration guest article series, Zafer Kizilkaya explains the economic benefits of restoring seascapes.…

18th August 2021

Divers collect ghost nets and ghost gear from Gokova Bay Credit: Zafer Kazilkaya/AKD

Underwater clean-ups in Turkey help free the Mediterranean from ghost nets

Fishing gear discarded or lost at sea are a widespread, and often overlooked, global problem. “Ghost nets” or “ghost gear”…

8th June 2021

Monk seal cave proves popular in Gökova Bay

New footage from Turkey is showing that conservation efforts are paying off, as several Mediterranean monk seals have been spotted…

23rd April 2021

ELP launches new video for Earth Optimism

From 26 March – 4 April 2021, the Cambridge Conservation Initiative hosted ‘Earth Optimism Cambridge’– a ten-day festival which aimed…

7th April 2021

Gökova Bay project celebrates as new expanse of Turkish coastline approved for protection

In a huge boost to the marine restoration agenda, three hundred and fifty square kilometres of Turkey’s coastline has been…

25th September 2020