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Polar Research Institute Boosts Understanding of Arctic Bird Ecosystems with Drones

Polar Research Institute Boosts Understanding of Arctic Bird Ecosystems with Drones

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has successfully used unmanned drones to determine the spread and population of Arctic birds. A team of researchers at the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) said Tuesday that they had found pink-footed geese and ringed plover brooding eggs in the 82-degree north Greenland Sirius [...]

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 [...]