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Our newly review study ‘An evaluation on the relation of bat and forest’ has just published in the Journal of Forestry Research (Ormancılık Araştırma Dergisi)

There are 5490 mammal species in the world. Approximately one quarter of them are the bats. The bats use very different habitats to feed, roost and breed. One of the most important habitats, the forests are also used as roosting, resting, breeding and feeding places by bats. In this study, it is aimed to emphasize … Continue reading Our newly review study ‘An evaluation on the relation of bat and forest’ has just published in the Journal of Forestry Research (Ormancılık Araştırma Dergisi)

The Book of ‘Art in Sweetgum Forests’ Has Been Currently Published

Turkey’s endemic sweetgum forests (Liquidambar orientalis) a unique symbol of biodiversity, hosted 30 artists in June 2016 for the country’s first wildlife art project. The result was a spectacular body of work; “Art in Sweetgum Forests”, produced by a multi-talented group of artists from different disciplines, some of them experiencing nature and on-site drawing for … Continue reading The Book of ‘Art in Sweetgum Forests’ Has Been Currently Published

First Wild Cat (Felis sylvestris) Record for the Anatolian Sweetgum Forests

We’ve found in our previous works that wild cats live in damp forest habitats especially in northern parts of Turkey, but the population density in the Mediterranean and Aegean regions is very low and that they live in relatively moist maquis habitats such as sandalwood, laurel and myrtle.  We recorded the wild cat first time … Continue reading First Wild Cat (Felis sylvestris) Record for the Anatolian Sweetgum Forests

Experiments of Aroma Therapy Forest in the Sweetgum Forests Were Continued in Autumn

We will study how and how much Sweetgum Forest will play a role as the therapeutic effects (anti-aging, relaxation, rehabilitation, supporting the mental health etc.). In this study Prof. Mehmet Emin Duru and his team from the Chemistry Department of Mugla Sitki Kocman University will coordinate us. We selected 170 hectares wide sweetgum forest within … Continue reading Experiments of Aroma Therapy Forest in the Sweetgum Forests Were Continued in Autumn