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Gov’t Calls for Measures to Reduce Bird Deaths from Glass Collisions

Gov’t Calls for Measures to Reduce Bird Deaths from Glass Collisions

SEOUL, Mar. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment on Wednesday called for nationwide efforts to reduce bird deaths from glass collisions, estimating that about 8 million birds are killed in South Korea annually by colliding with transparent windows. The ministry said it will join hands with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport [...]

Like Migratory Birds, Humans Also Capable of Finding North

Like Migratory Birds, Humans Also Capable of Finding North

DEAJEON, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that humans are just as capable as other animals of finding north without a compass. The National Research Foundation of Korea in Daejeon announced on Sunday that a research team led by Prof. Chae Kwon-seok from Kyungpook National University confirmed that humans also have [...]

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 [...]

Restoration Efforts for Crested Ibis Bear Fruit

Restoration Efforts for Crested Ibis Bear Fruit

CHANGNYEONG, South Korea, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Changnyeong County’s eight-year restoration efforts for crested ibis are finally bearing fruit.  The migratory birds, which are also designated as the 198th natural monument in Korea, once flourished on the peninsula, and were frequently seen between November and March. But they started disappearing from the country at the [...]