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Dokdo Islets Home to Endangered Animals

Dokdo Islets Home to Endangered Animals

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Dokdo, South Korea’s easternmost islets, is like a treasure trove of endangered animals, such as hawks and seals, the government agency said Tuesday. The National Institute of Biological Resources, which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment, conducted a five-year project to build a database for 2046 endangered [...]

Endangered Animals Return to Wetlands

Endangered Animals Return to Wetlands

SEJONG, Nov.9 (Korea Bizwire) - Since the ‘Korean Peninsula Wetlands’ of Yeongwol-gu in Gangwon Province were designated as a protection area in 2012, the number of endangered wild animals there has tripled. According to the National Institute of Environmental Research, 12 species of endangered wild animals were found when a detailed investigation of the wetlands [...]

KakaoTalk Emoticons to Feature Endangered Animals

KakaoTalk Emoticons to Feature Endangered Animals

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) – To raise awareness about endangered animals threatened with extinction in Korea, and promote the value of our environment, the Korean government and a mobile messenger provider will distribute emoticons featuring the animals. The Ministry of Environment and Daum Kakao, the operator of mobile messenger app KakaoTalk, announced on April 2 [...]

Seoul Grand Park to Operate Bus Promoting Endangered Animals in Seoul City

Seoul Grand Park to Operate Bus Promoting Endangered Animals in Seoul City

SEOUL, Korea, Jan 13 (Korea Bizwire) - Seoul Grand Park, a public park complex to the south of Seoul that includes a zoo, a rose garden, an amusement park, and a national museum, said on January 12 that it selected ten ideas out of hundreds from a contest to promote endangered animals living in the park. The [...]