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National Park Service Uses Drones to Capture Destructive Goats

National Park Service Uses Drones to Capture Destructive Goats

SEJONG, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea National Park Service is using high-tech patrol drones for a goat-capturing operation in Daedohae and Hallyeo Haesang National Parks, comprising some 1,800 islands in South Korea’s south and western waters.  The goal is to capture 80 goats that roam on seven uninhabited islands in the area. According [...]

Explore South Korea’s National Parks Via 360-Degree Videos

Explore South Korea’s National Parks Via 360-Degree Videos

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – You can now enjoy breathtaking scenery from national parks in South Korea, such as Cheonwangbong Peak in Jirisan National Park, from home without the hassle of hours of travelling and hiking, thanks to a new virtual reality (VR) service. The Korea National Park Service (KNPS) has recently added 16 [...]

Albino Bat Found in Korean National Park

Albino Bat Found in Korean National Park

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Is it a good omen for 2017?  Odaesan National Park representatives reported Monday that an albino bat was found during the first park inspection of the year. According to officials, the animal is a mutated version of a greater horseshoe bat (rhinolophus ferrumequinum), a common breed found [...]

Korea Plans to Sell ‘Clean Air’ from Jirisan National Park

Korea Plans to Sell ‘Clean Air’ from Jirisan National Park

SANCHEONG, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Jirisan National Park is Korea’s largest terrestrial national park, surrounding the 1915m-high Jiri Mountain (second tallest in South Korea) and covering some 471 square kilometers. And it looks like Koreans will be able to purchase its clean, fresh air from supermarkets in the near future.  Sancheong County, South Gyeongsang Province, which [...]