|Titre :||Turkey’s Natural Values Photo Exhibition|
|Auteurs :||K.C. Sanalan, Auteur|
|Type de document :||Ouvrage|
|Editeur :||Ankara (Turkey) : Nature Conservation Centre, 2020|
|Mots-clés :||Turquie ; Photographie ; Biodiversité ; Faune sauvage|
Turkey is a peninsula, surrounded by sea on three sides, and its population is around 83 million in total. It is home to various plant species as being at conflux of of three phtyogeograpihice region of the world (Euro-Siberian, Mediterranean and Irano-Turanian). There are arounda 3,500 plant species that live only in Turkey, nowhere else in the world. Turkey is located on major bird migration routes, and there are 485 birds, over 170 mammals, nearly 380 butterflies, 168 reptiles and amphibians, 512 marine fish, over 370 freshwater fish species. It is rich in its mountains, valleys, canyons, caves, forests, steppes, seas, wetlands, plant and animal species, and habitat diversity. With all these features, it is one of the countries where three of the 35 biodiversity hotspots (priority conservation regions) in the world (Mediterranean, Caucasus, Iran-Anatolia) intersect.
Turkey’s Natural Values Photo Exhibition is prepared within the “Nature and Cities Project” to have a short journey to Turkey’s unique nature. The exhibition consists of 54 different photographs from 22 different photographers.
This booklet, which is prepared by compiling the photos used in this exhibiton aims to look closer to Turkey’s diverse ecosystems, important plant and animal species and habitats. Photos were selected according to the themes listed below and detailed information is provided under each theme : Turkey’s forests, Turkey’s marine and coasts , Turkey’s mountains and caves , Turkey’s steppes , Turkey’s wetlands , Turkey’s plants , Turkey’s birds , Turkey’s mammals , Turkey’s butterflies , City and nature in Turkey
|En ligne :||https://www.dogavesehirler.org/uploads/sergiler/TurkeysNaturalValues_Photoblok.pdf|