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Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Environmental groups are calling for efforts to reintroduce otters to the ecosystem along the Han River, as such an initiative would signify the restoration of the natural ecology in the area. Five environmental groups including Green Korean United and the Seoul Federation for Environmental Movement jointly held a forum [...]

Pet Service Centers to Offer Comprehensive Pet Care Support

Pet Service Centers to Offer Comprehensive Pet Care Support

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government plans to build centers that will provide comprehensive services for pets to address increasing demand, as more than 6 million households now own pets. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said on Thursday that the government is planning to invest 4.8 billion won [...]

Seoul Proposes Taxi for Pets Based on Existing Taxi Network

Seoul Proposes Taxi for Pets Based on Existing Taxi Network

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) is pushing for a new type of transportation service catering solely to pets and women on a reservation basis, utilizing existing taxi networks. According to the SMG, city officials are reviewing the adoption of new modes of taxi services including taxis for pets, the [...]

Seorae Village’s Montmartre Park Struggles with Rabbit Infestation

Seorae Village’s Montmartre Park Struggles with Rabbit Infestation

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal organizations are calling on Seoul’s Seocho district to address the burgeoning rabbit population in Montmartre Park. At a press conference held on Tuesday, the Korean Animal Welfare Association and other civil groups raised concerns about the increasing number of rabbits in Montmartre Park near Seorae Village. “An increase [...]