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‘Streets Without Cars’ in Gwangneung Forest

‘Streets Without Cars’ in Gwangneung Forest

SUWON, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gyeonggi Provincial Council plans to discuss the creation of ‘streets without cars’ to protect Gwangneung Forest, South Korea’s largest repository of diverse plant species and a biosphere reserve selected by UNESCO. The council announced upcoming legislation on Friday that will stipulate the requirements of a ‘carless street’ in [...]

1.5 mln Migratory Birds Inhabit 200 Major Swamps Across S. Korea

1.5 mln Migratory Birds Inhabit 200 Major Swamps Across S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute of Biological Resources operating under the Ministry of Environment announced on Thursday that it has confirmed a total of 1,469,860 winter migratory birds from 195 species inhabiting 200 major wetlands across the country from January 18 to January 20. The migratory birds included Baikal teal, white-fronted [...]