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Model Penguins Appear Around Seoul to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

Model Penguins Appear Around Seoul to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Model penguins have appeared in landmarks around Seoul as part of Greenpeace’s efforts to raise awareness of climate change and overfishing, which have put animals at the South Pole in danger. A penguin model holding a briefcase first appeared in front of Seoul’s Gwanghwamun Gate in January, before making appearances [...]

Patents for Protecting Crops from Climate Change on the Rise

Patents for Protecting Crops from Climate Change on the Rise

DAEJEON, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – According to the Korea Intellectual Property Office, a total of 340 patent applications related to agricultural technology that improves a crop’s resistibility to environmental stress have been submitted since 2005. Since 2010, at least 30 patents were filed each year, 87 percent of which were by domestic applicants. KIPO [...]