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Civic Groups Call for Crackdown on Illegal Animal Sales at Damyang Market

Civic Groups Call for Crackdown on Illegal Animal Sales at Damyang Market

DAMYANG, Jun. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal groups are calling on authorities to put an end to animal transactions rampant in a traditional market located in Damyang County, South Jeolla Province. 24 animal groups across the country held a press conference at the market entrance on Saturday and delivered a joint statement. “Puppies, kittens, and [...]

Already 500,000 Visitors to World Bamboo Fair in Damyang

Already 500,000 Visitors to World Bamboo Fair in Damyang

DAMYANG, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Eighteen successful days since its opening, the World Bamboo Fair Damyang Korea 2015 has already attracted more than 500,000 tourists. Visitors have enjoyed walking on paths through bamboo forests, and seeing hearing, touching, feeling and tasting bamboo. Various exhibits share information about different species of bamboo, arts and crafts, [...]

The Light and Shade of the Meta Provence

The Light and Shade of the Meta Provence

DAMYANG, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) - Meta Provence, located near the metasequoia road in Damyang, which is one of the most beautiful tree-lined roads in Korea, is rapidly turning into a tourist hot spot. ‘Meta Provence’ is a compound word with ‘Meta’ from ‘metasequoia’ and ‘Provence’ put together. As ‘a small piece of Europe’ in Damyang, many [...]

Climate Change Drives Korea to Develop Jicama As Alternative Plant

Climate Change Drives Korea to Develop Jicama As Alternative Plant

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Global warming and climate change have not just resulted in the world-wide rush to develop alternative energy or eco-friendly vehicles.  The seemingly inescapable phenomenon has impacted on a huge chunk of arable lands across the globe. Climate change can affect both crop yield and the land area suitable for [...]