An Ecosystem That Needs To Be Primarily Protected In Turkey: Valley of Kamilet and Durguna (Arhavi) and Reasons of Protection

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Kurdoğlu O., Akbulut S.

KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF FORESTRY FACULTY, vol.15, no.2, pp.279-296, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


Our country has been concentrating on various investment projects with the concerns of development reflex and rapidly compensating for the energy deficit. However, perceiving nature protection most of the time as a luxurious endeavor while making these investments results in great natural destructions. Valley of Arhavi Kamilet - Durguna and its surroundings constitute a very valuable and vulnerable ecosystem, which is closely facing the investment pressure.