Marmaris needs immediate action

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Stating Marmaris’s nature, agriculture, animal husbandry, wildlife population and sustainable tourism is in danger, environmentalists ask for immediate action against the mojor problems of the Aegean town.

There are nine major threats to the unmatched natural beauty and wildlife population of Muğla’s Marmaris district, environmentalists say, calling on authorities to take action.

In Marmaris, which attracts more than 1 million tourists annually, the Environment Volunteers, a 200-member organization, recently published a written notice, “That’s enough. Do not let Marmaris fade away,” addressing Muğla citizens and Muğla’s six parliamentary members. Stating Marmaris’s nature, agriculture, animal husbandry, wildlife population and sustainable tourism is in danger, environmentalists ask authorities to collaborate on solving current problems, as quickly as possible.
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