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S. Korea Unveils Management Plan for Fishery Resources, Overfishing

S. Korea Unveils Management Plan for Fishery Resources, Overfishing

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s oceans ministry announced Monday a five-year blueprint to better manage the country’s fishery resources, as climate change and overfishing have been challenging the sustainability of the local fisheries industry. Under the plan, the combined amount of fishery resources in the country’s coastal lines will rise to 4 [...]

Fishing Enthusiasts Protest Local Government Bans

Fishing Enthusiasts Protest Local Government Bans

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — With local authorities imposing no-fishing zones to prevent pollution, fishing enthusiasts who are threatened by such measures are stepping up to collect trash at fishing zones. The city of Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, plans to designate several locations by Anseong Stream, Jinwi Stream, and Pyeongtaek Lake as no-fishing zones under [...]

Ice Makers Battle Against the Cold

Ice Makers Battle Against the Cold

BUSAN, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Employees working in the cold storage warehouses at the international fisheries wholesale market in Busan are fighting against the cold despite the sizzling temperatures outdoors. The temperature of the freezer on the third floor of the building, which makes ice for the fishing industry, remains at -8 degrees Celsius. [...]

S. Korean Outdoor Brands Bank on Fishing Gear

S. Korean Outdoor Brands Bank on Fishing Gear

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Outdoor gear and clothing stores in South Korea, stricken with a prolonged downturn in demand, are tapping into fishing gear to win back customers, as more and more people are intrigued by fishing thanks to a Korean television program about fishermen. Millet, K2, Columbia and other outdoor brands are scrambling to [...]

Korean Researchers Decipher Penguin Cries at King Sejong Station in Antarctica

Korean Researchers Decipher Penguin Cries at King Sejong Station in Antarctica

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of researchers at the Korea Polar Research Institute published a report in the online journal “Scientific Reports” on August 17 detailing the gentoo penguin’s communication patterns. A group of Korean researchers conducted their study at King Sejong Station on Antarctica’s King George Island. By capturing and attaching [...]