#1 Eurasian beavers are protected in the UK as of 1 October.
#2 Birkbeck University in the United Kingdom has announced that they will not invite oil, gas and mining companies to career fairs due to their harmful effects on the environment and will not share the advertisements of these companies’ job opportunities with their students. It was the first university to blacklist the companies that cause the most damage to the environment.
Source: The Guardian
#3 The storm, which killed at least 76 people in the US State of Florida, was the state’s worst storm with $47 billion in damage.
#4 The Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights announced that 3,000 families had to leave their homes due to drought in Iraq, which is among the 5 countries most affected by the climate crisis.
#5 A rare moth species was discovered in the UK, which was also featured on the poster of The Silence of the Lambs. The hawk moth symbolizes death in many cultures.
#6 651 thousand people’s homes were damaged in the flood in Anambra State of Nigeria.
#7 Professor Fausto Pinto, President of the World Heart Federation, said the link between climate change and cardiovascular disease is alarming. Air pollution and the climate crisis are new risk factors for heart disease.
Source: The Manila Times
According to the #8 European Wildlife Returns report, it was stated that as a result of the conservation efforts, bears, wolves and bison are returning to Europe.
#9 Battery-powered electric aircraft “Alice” has successfully completed a test flight in the US State of Washington.
#10 According to the survey conducted in 34 countries by the World Economic Forum, Turkey was the second country with the highest concern about climate change with a rate of 74 percent.
#11 Erçek Lake in Van, which is a habitat for 230 bird species in Turkey, is experiencing water loss due to global warming and is struggling with drought.
According to the #12 State of the World Birds report, 49 percent of the world’s bird species have declined in numbers, and 13 percent are at risk.
#13 In Akşehir Lake, which is the fifth largest lake in Turkey, within the borders of Konya and Afyonkarahisar, animals started to be grazed due to drought.
#14 The election of Coca Cola as the main sponsor of COP27, the intergovernmental panel on climate change to be held in Egypt this year, was criticized by both business and civil society circles.
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