Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Seas and fisheries kept on supporting the worldwide populace's financial, social and natural needs while enduring unreasonable exhaustion, ecological decay, and carbon dioxide immersion and fermentation. Ebb and flow endeavors to ensure key marine conditions and little scope fishers and put resources into sea science are not yet meeting the critical need to secure this tremendous, delicate asset.

The accompanying exploration ventures have been explicitly adjusted to Sustainable Development Goal 14 and the intend to monitor and economically utilize the seas, oceans and marine assets for practical turn of events. These ventures and activities are instances of the University's commitment to the SDGs.


A sustainable Water Strategy Model: HIDROTURK

Shortly abbreviated as HIDROTURK, the project entitled “Development of Turkey-Specific Hydrology, Water Quality and Ecology Modeling Tools for Sustainable Management of Water Resources” is carried out by ITU in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

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Open Digital Innovation Hub

This research aims to build a self-sustaining house which will serve as an Open Digital Innovation Hub (ODIH) for the entrepreneurs and researchers.

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Studies on Arctic, Antarctic, Ocean and Marine Sciences

TU has established a Polar Research Center called ITU PolRec. The center has a National Antarctic Science Team which has mission is to conduct intercollegiate and international studies on Arctic, Antarctic, Ocean and Marine Sciences.

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We are Managing Our Waste

Waste production and recycling is controlled under Turkish Government and ITU policies.

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