Hayrettin Karaca was awarded as a “Forest Hero”

01 May 2013

Hayrettin Karaca, who co-founded the TEMA foundation has been awarded as a Forest Hero in UN Forum on Forests, held on April in Istanbul.

New Horizons, May 2013 - The United Nations Forum on Forests held on April was also a host to an inspiring award ceremony for the “UN Forest for People Awards”

Awards were given to people of all ages, from all over the world in three categories: “forest hero” award - which is attributed to those working in quiet but heroic ways to protect forests; - winning short film and winning photograph.

Five people from all around the world who are working in quiet and heroic ways to sustain, protect and manage our forests have been recognized as forest heros.

Hayrettin Karaca who is the founder of the TEMA foundation that has grown into an international movement that combats soil erosion and protects natural habitats, was also recognized as a forest hero.


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