3 The erosion in Turkey is 8 times more than Europe. Turkey loses about billion tons of soil every year. About million of this lost soil is part of the cultivated land.
4 Two thirds (2/3) of our world is covered by water Two thirds (2/3) of our world is covered by water. But unfortunately only 0.3 percent of this water is usable and drinkable.
5 In the last 40 years, we have lost fresh water as much as the Sea of Marmara.
6 Because of the high population and sea pollution, fishing has become a big problem in the Black Sea. This fact not only occurred in our country, but also in all other neighborhood countries of Black Sea.
7 We have lost about 8% of our forests since the year 1937. Turkey has around 21.2 million hectares of forested area, but almost half of it is situated in zones with a high risk of fire.We have lost about 8% of our forests since the year 1937.
8 We had one of the biggest forest fire of our history in a very close time. In the forest fire in Antalya we have lost about 4000 hectars of forested area.
18 Ever since we- humans- have been on Earth, we believed that the Earth gave us an unlimited amount of Natural resources. But regrettably, we are losing all our natural resources in a very fast pace. We should collaborate and show the best efforts to prevent this from happening.