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This video is called National Geographic – Guardians of Nature: Turkey.

From BirdLife:

Indigenous landscapes: ancient production in modern Turkey

By Doğa (BirdLife Turkey), 7 Feb 2017

In the olive groves of Izmir and the horata hills of the Bozburun Peninsula, farmers are using innovative cultivation techniques that fully respect the rhythms of local ecosystems.

Farming has been a way of Anatolian life since the great ‘Neolithic Revolution‘ (~10,000 – 8,000 BC) when early forms of agriculture first began to develop in the so-called ‘Fertile Crescent’ around the floodplains of the Nile, Euphrates and Tigris. As ancient times passed into modern times, local communities continued to nurture the land and, through this, nurture distinct ‘Indigenous Production Landscapes’ involving unique farming practices and rich cultural traditions. There is a wonderful old saying here that has been passed down through the generations – ‘Kurda, kuşa ve aşa!’ or…

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