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Gov’t to Restore Scarabs and Other Endangered Species by 2027

Gov’t to Restore Scarabs and Other Endangered Species by 2027

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment has launched a project to bring back scarabs to South Korea, which disappeared in the 1970s. The ministry and the National Institute of Ecology (NIE) announced on Sunday that they recently brought 200 scarabs from Mongolia to restore their population. Scarabs, classified as Level II [...]

Gov’t Halts Construction in Jeju After Endangered Animals Threatened

Gov’t Halts Construction in Jeju After Endangered Animals Threatened

JEJU, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Claiming that endangered species inhabit the site of the Bijarim Road expansion project on Jeju Island, which was suspended due to controversy over damage to a redwood forest more than two months ago, the government urged Jeju to stop construction work, investigate the situation and come up with countermeasures. [...]