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Bird Species Indigenous to China Discovered in S. Korea Amidst Global Climate Shift

Bird Species Indigenous to China Discovered in S. Korea Amidst Global Climate Shift

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Birds indigenous to China are being found in South Korea, largely due to climate change, a study showed Sunday. A thesis published in the recent edition of the Korean Journal of Phycology reported that two silver-throated tits were discovered on Socheong Island in Incheon in March of last year. [...]

Solo Seniors Have Higher Life Satisfaction with Pets: Study

Solo Seniors Have Higher Life Satisfaction with Pets: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Seniors living alone can raise their level of life satisfaction and lower stress by adopting a pet, a study showed Tuesday. A research team from the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs surveyed 1,308 people over 60 years of age forming single-person households, to learn about their pets, [...]

Gov’t to Bolster Pet Ownership Requirements

Gov’t to Bolster Pet Ownership Requirements

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The government is strengthening its pet ownership policy to prevent dog bite accidents. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced Thursday that it will make an advance notice of legislation for the new enforcement decree for the Animal Protection Act. Currently, owners of pets that are subject [...]

S. Korean Health Management Platform for Pets Debuts in the U.S.

S. Korean Health Management Platform for Pets Debuts in the U.S.

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — An artificial intelligence (AI)-based pet health management platform developed by a South Korean startup will be used for non-face-to-face diagnosis in the U.S. AI FOR PET, the operator of the pet health management application TTcare, said Wednesday it will provide an AI-based pet medical environment in collaboration with American [...]