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Koreans Reduce Fish Consumption After Japan’s Decision to Release Contaminated Water

Koreans Reduce Fish Consumption After Japan’s Decision to Release Contaminated Water

SEOUL, May 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Following Japan’s decision to release contaminated water from its wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean, some South Korean consumers have opted to reduce their consumption of seafood regardless of its origin, a consumer advocacy group here said Tuesday. The Consumers Korea conducted a survey of 500 men [...]

S. Korean Farm Uses Organic Materials from Aquaculture to Grow Crops

S. Korean Farm Uses Organic Materials from Aquaculture to Grow Crops

TAEAN, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A farm in Taean County, South Chungcheong Province is at the center of attention for a new aquaponics system that uses organic materials from fish farms to grow crops. ‘Seouchae Farm’ in Taean’s Namsan-ri Village grows vegetables in a 1,000㎡ greenhouse using an eco-friendly aquaponics system that does not [...]

Foot Bath with Doctor Fish

Foot Bath with Doctor Fish

BUSAN, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Garra rufa, better known as doctor (or nibble) fish, are often used for spa treatments, namely the treatment of patients with psoriasis, where they feed on (or “nibble” away) dead skin. Although it won’t cure psoriasis, the treatment has been found to alleviate its symptoms.  The Haeundae district office [...]