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Korea Polar Research Institute Publishes 4-year Study on Weddell Seals at Antarctica

Korea Polar Research Institute Publishes 4-year Study on Weddell Seals at Antarctica

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Polar Research Institute revealed reports and photos of a seal family on Thursday that researchers have been studying for the past four years near South Korea’s King Sejong Base on King George Island, 120 kilometers off the northwestern coast of Antarctica. South Korean researchers looked after seven [...]

Korea Polar Research Institute Claims Melting Glaciers Can Raise Temperature of East Asia

Korea Polar Research Institute Claims Melting Glaciers Can Raise Temperature of East Asia

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) announced Monday that it has discovered a scientific principle on how glacier melt in the Antarctica warms up the East Asian region. It has been commonly understood that the cold water from melting glaciers lowers the surface temperature of the Antarctic sea, which [...]

All-out War to Prevent Virus from Spreading to Research Institutes in Polar Regions

All-out War to Prevent Virus from Spreading to Research Institutes in Polar Regions

SEOUL, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Korea Polar Research Institute are pushing for quarantine measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus to research institutions in the polar regions. The Korea Antarctic Research Program and the Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station in Antarctica have controlled all outsiders’ [...]

Korean Researchers Decipher Penguin Cries at King Sejong Station in Antarctica

Korean Researchers Decipher Penguin Cries at King Sejong Station in Antarctica

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of researchers at the Korea Polar Research Institute published a report in the online journal “Scientific Reports” on August 17 detailing the gentoo penguin’s communication patterns. A group of Korean researchers conducted their study at King Sejong Station on Antarctica’s King George Island. By capturing and attaching [...]

Hyundai’s Antarctic Expedition Ad Gets 100 Million Views on YouTube

Hyundai’s Antarctic Expedition Ad Gets 100 Million Views on YouTube

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai’s latest ad – inspired by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton’s expeditions to the Antarctic – has attracted more than 100 million views on YouTube, becoming the world’s first car campaign video to achieve the milestone, announced Hyundai’s ad affiliate Innocean Worldwide on Tuesday.  The British polar explorer, among many [...]