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New Fishing Nets May Help Save ‘Smiling Whales’

New Fishing Nets May Help Save ‘Smiling Whales’

BUSAN, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The Indo-Pacific finless porpoise, or simply finless porpoise (Neophocaena phocaenoides), is one of seven porpoise species.  These porpoises are mainly found around the Korean Peninsula, especially in Korea’s West Sea, and because of their long-lasting relationship with the Korean people, they’re often referred to as ‘native dolphins’, or sometimes ‘smiling [...]

Story of “Jedori” to Be Shared by Everyone in the World

Story of “Jedori” to Be Shared by Everyone in the World

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 14 (Korea Bizwire) — “Jedori,” the dolphin that caused a stir last year about animal rights and animal welfare, has finally returned to his home off Jeju Island. His four-year travail on land from capture to final release will be made into a documentary and distributed in 50 countries around the world. [...]