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Endangered Black Bear Photographed in DMZ

Endangered Black Bear Photographed in DMZ

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — An Asiatic black bear, classified worldwide as a first-grade endangered animal, has been spotted inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas, government agencies said Wednesday. The Ministry of Environment and the National Institute of Ecology (NIE) said one Asiatic black bear was photographed last October by [...]

S. Korea Approves Budget to Build Hiking Trails in DMZ

S. Korea Approves Budget to Build Hiking Trails in DMZ

SEOUL, Apr. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Wednesday approved a budget necessary to build hiking trails inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, a project to turn the Cold War relic into a symbol of peace. The unification ministry’s Inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Council, composed of government and civilian experts, approved [...]