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Study Finds Higher Infertility in Men Exposed to Nighttime Noise

Study Finds Higher Infertility in Men Exposed to Nighttime Noise

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint study by researchers from Seoul Nation University’s Institute of Health & Environment and the Department of Preventive Medicine revealed that men exposed to a higher level of noise pollution at night are more vulnerable to infertility.  Noise pollution, or unwanted sound that exceeds a certain level, can [...]

Government, Tire Manufacturers Team Up to Fight Noise Pollution

Government, Tire Manufacturers Team Up to Fight Noise Pollution

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – In accordance with a recent agreement with the Ministry of Environment, domestic and overseas tire manufacturers will be obligated to indicate the noise level of their products starting in 2019, a measure that officials expect will significantly reduce noise pollution from vehicles.  Organizations and manufacturers that voluntarily agreed to [...]

Five New Environmental Conflicts that have Appeared in 2015

Five New Environmental Conflicts that have Appeared in 2015

SEOUL, Dec.31 (Korea Bizwire) – The National Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission from the Ministry of Environment announced the 5 most noticeable environmental conflicts of the calendar year of 2015. A total number of 232 conflicts occurred over the past year. According to the announcement, the first case focused on recognizing the harm that major crops [...]