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Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust Density Drops 20 pct This Winter

Seoul’s Ultrafine Dust Density Drops 20 pct This Winter

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s ultrafine dust particles decreased 20 percent this winter, thanks to the new seasonal management system and decreased industrial activities due to the new coronavirus outbreak, the municipal government said Wednesday. According to the Seoul government, the capital’s density of ultrafine dust particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, [...]

Dokdo Islets Home to Endangered Animals

Dokdo Islets Home to Endangered Animals

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Dokdo, South Korea’s easternmost islets, is like a treasure trove of endangered animals, such as hawks and seals, the government agency said Tuesday. The National Institute of Biological Resources, which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, conducted a five-year project to build a database for 2046 endangered [...]

Plastic Bottles Recycled into Shoes and Clothes

Plastic Bottles Recycled into Shoes and Clothes

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean petrochemical firm will launch a project to improve awareness of resource circulation and establish a new domestic plastic recycling economy. Lotte Chemical Corp. held a signing ceremony for “Project Loop” with seven companies in Seoul Monday to establish a plastic recycling economy by improving the culture [...]