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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 [...]

Mackerel Prices Drop after Government Labels Them as ‘Pollutants’

Mackerel Prices Drop after Government Labels Them as ‘Pollutants’

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Amid concerns over worsening airborne fine dust in Korea, the Ministry of Environment released a statement on May 23 that grilling mackerel indoors creates 30 times the fine dust compared to a ‘poor’ fine dust day. Mackerel is one of the most consumed fish in Korea. Following the statement, however, [...]