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Health of “Human-Wildlife-Environment” Ecosystem Keys to Prevention of COVID-19

Health of “Human-Wildlife-Environment” Ecosystem Keys to Prevention of COVID-19

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — To prevent coronavirus epidemics which are spread by wildlife vectors, it’s better to attempt to improve the overall health of the ecosystem rather than passively taking ex-post countermeasures, according to a new report released by a state-run body affiliated with the Prime Minister’s Office. The Korea Environment Institute published [...]

Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Environmental groups are calling for efforts to reintroduce otters to the ecosystem along the Han River, as such an initiative would signify the restoration of the natural ecology in the area. Five environmental groups including Green Korean United and the Seoul Federation for Environmental Movement jointly held a forum [...]

Korea Declares War on “Enemy No. 1″ in Ecosystem

Korea Declares War on “Enemy No. 1″ in Ecosystem

CHUNGJU, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) –- Local governments including Chungju and Ulsan have set off for the lakes and reservoirs  — with harpoons in their hands — to eradicate Korean ecosystem’s “Enemy No. 1″ : Bass and Bluegills, mostly blamed for disturbing “natural order” across the nation. The city of Chungju has recently announced that [...]