ITU conducts several research and supports projects related to “SDG14-Life Below Water” and “SDG15-Life on Land”. These projects aim to promote biodiversity, ecosystem conservation, monitor the health of aquatic ecosystems, and prevent marine pollution.
● Acoustic Anatolia Project utilizes a citizen science approach to collect ultrasonic recordings from all around Turkey, aiming to provide biodiversity and abundance data for establishing effective conservation programs.
● Adapt-Anatolia: Developing Conservation Plans for Anatolian Biodiversity Under Climate Change Project investigates the adaptive capacity of Anatolia under climate change in order to develop conservation plans for Anatolian biodiversity.
SDG15 Related Ongoing Projects