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The Turkish government is aiming to inscribe Turkey among the 10 largest economies in the world for 2023, the centenary of the republic. This large plan relies mostly on the construction sector’s activity. Most of the demolition debris is used to create land lls in the Marmara Sea, as here in Maltepe, changing the marine ecosystem forever despite the effort of the authorities to create a ‘’green’’ space on the surface.