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Cultural Heritage Body Announces New Preservation System for Genetic Resources of Natural Monument Animals

Cultural Heritage Body Announces New Preservation System for Genetic Resources of Natural Monument Animals

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The frozen genetic resources of South Korea’s natural monument animals such as the Sapsal dog, Jeju horse and Jeju black pig will be preserved and managed separately both on the South Korean mainland and on Jeju Island. The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced on Monday that it had established [...]

Animal Rights Group Calls for Guidelines on Animal Photography

Animal Rights Group Calls for Guidelines on Animal Photography

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — An animal protection agency has reported that more than half of the workers in the media industry with experience in animal photography have taken photos of animals without following proper guidelines. Korea Animal Rights Advocates conducted a survey of 157 workers from film, broadcasting and new media industries, in [...]

YouTube Live Broadcasting Used for ‘Untact’ Animal Auctions

YouTube Live Broadcasting Used for ‘Untact’ Animal Auctions

SEOUL, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean-bred racing horse has been put up for auction through YouTube live broadcasting for the very first time. A landscape changed by the coronavirus outbreak, YouTube live broadcasting is being spotlighted as a new platform for ‘untact’ methods of exchanging animals. An auction for Korean-bred racing horses, held [...]

New Regulations Facilitate Airport Security Checks for Companion Animals

New Regulations Facilitate Airport Security Checks for Companion Animals

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) – In the future, passengers will be able to go through security checks with their pets in their arms if they want to. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday it will establish and implement an “airport security enforcement plan” to enhance airport security and minimize inconvenience to [...]

Animal Activists Urge Shutdown of ‘Wildlife Cafes’ and ‘Experience Zoos’

Animal Activists Urge Shutdown of ‘Wildlife Cafes’ and ‘Experience Zoos’

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal groups are calling for a ban on ‘wildlife cafes’ and ‘experience zoos’ that allow visitors to touch or feed animals, which can increase the risk of infection. The Korean Animal Welfare Association and others held a press conference in front of the National Assembly on Thursday, claiming that [...]