Waves of privatisation on our coasts: Insights from Turkey

Akgun Ilhan, 7 July 2014, Avgi – Ecotrives, “Turkey is surrounded on three sides by the sea”. This was one of the first statements that we were taught at school. It was presented – in a nationalist fashion – as something to be proud of. With the coastal length of 8333 km (more than 74% of country border) Turkey might be deserving such special emphasis. But what does all this mean for us? Can we enjoy the sea surrounding us,... [Read More...]