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Forest Service Teams Up with Towns, Social Enterprises

Forest Service Teams Up with Towns, Social Enterprises

DAEJEON, Jun. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Forest Service (KFS) will be pushing ahead with plans to foster local towns and social enterprises that take advantage of forest products. The KFS revealed today that it will support 18 community and social enterprises this year, expanding the figure to include 212 enterprises by 2022. According [...]

‘Double Row of Street Trees’: Korea Forest Service’s Answer to Fine Dust

‘Double Row of Street Trees’: Korea Forest Service’s Answer to Fine Dust

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Environmental authorities in South Korea will tackle fine dust problems by planting a double row of trees along streets nationwide. According to the Korea Forest Service (KFS) on Wednesday, according to new plans for urban green infrastructure over two rows of trees will be planted along streets across the country [...]

Urban Forests Offer a Respite from Scorching Summer Heat

Urban Forests Offer a Respite from Scorching Summer Heat

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — As brutal heat waves continue to hit South Korea, urban forests that work as naturally sourced air-conditioning systems are drawing attention. According to data released by the Korea Forest Service (KFS) on Wednesday, a thermo-graphic camera showed the average temperature in urban forests is between 4.5 and 2.3 Celsius degrees [...]

Korea Partners with Canada in Forestry Field

Korea Partners with Canada in Forestry Field

SEOUL, Sep. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Forest Service signed a cooperation agreement with the Natural Resources Canada to put in concerted effort in the field of forestry. Under the terms of the agreement reached on September 22, the two countries will share useful information on sustainable forest management, exchange forestry experts and encourage [...]

Seoul City Holds “BioBlitz Korea” Jointly with Korea Forest Service and National Arboretum

Seoul City Holds “BioBlitz Korea” Jointly with Korea Forest Service and National Arboretum

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) – How many plant and animal species live in Seoul’s forests? The fifth bio-diversity exploration event was held last weekend. The Seoul Metropolitan City Government, in partnership with the Korea Forest Service and Korea National Arboretum, held a 24-hour “BioBlitz” from 2 pm on June 14 (Saturday) to 2 pm [...]