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Proportion of Introduced Species of Plants Rises in S. Korean Port Cities

Proportion of Introduced Species of Plants Rises in S. Korean Port Cities

POCHEON, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The proportion of introduced plant species within all vegetation in South Korea’s three major port cities showed a steady increase as a result of brisk trade activities, the Korea National Arboretum said Monday. The three cities — the southeastern port city of Busan, the city of Incheon west of [...]

National Arboretum to Launch “Cyber Guide” System Using Beacon Technology

National Arboretum to Launch “Cyber Guide” System Using Beacon Technology

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – When visitors enter the philodendron sector of the Korea National Arboretum, their smartphones display information, including videos, about various kinds of vines. When they head to the ornamental tree sector, their smartphones can introduce new information related to ornamental trees. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning will implement [...]

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 [...]