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Environment Ministry Exhibition Showcases Colorful Nudibranchs

Environment Ministry Exhibition Showcases Colorful Nudibranchs

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute of Biological Resources, affiliated with the Ministry of Environment located in Incheon, will hold an exhibition of nudibranchs. Nudibranchs are shell-less snails that live in the sea. They are often referred to as “hidden gems in the ocean” for their unique, diverse forms and brilliant colors, [...]

Nova Scotia, Cadana, the Next Wave in Ocean Technology

Nova Scotia, Cadana, the Next Wave in Ocean Technology

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Part of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster, Nova Scotia is bringing 14 of its most innovative companies to London, UK, for Oceanology International 2018, March 13 to 15. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Nova Scotia is building on its international reputation in ocean observation, bringing world-class designers, manufacturers, experts [...]

Busan Encourages Clean Garbage Disposal with Citywide Raffle

Busan Encourages Clean Garbage Disposal with Citywide Raffle

BUSAN, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The Busan Metropolitan Government announced on August 23 that it will be holding a special raffle event as part of its citywide cleanup efforts. The event will be restricted to Millak Waterfront Park to tackle waste left by visitors who do not correctly dispose of their garbage. To place [...]

Norwegian Mackerel Thrive in Korea as Local Fish Stocks Dwindle

Norwegian Mackerel Thrive in Korea as Local Fish Stocks Dwindle

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) – The local market for mackerel, one of the most popular fish in Korea, is being invaded by fish from Norway with waning catch from local waters.  According to Statistics Korea, $20.32 million worth of mackerel (10,789 tons) was imported from the Scandinavian country in January and February, up by [...]

Underwater Drones to Explore Korea’s East Sea

Underwater Drones to Explore Korea’s East Sea

BUSAN, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Wave Gliders, self-serving unmanned drones for underwater research, are being deployed to South Korea’s East Sea, around Ulleungdo and Dokdo islands.  According to the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration, the unmanned surface vehicles, equipped with autonomous navigation systems, will be in service for the next five years starting in [...]

Korea Uses Seawater for Battery Development

Korea Uses Seawater for Battery Development

ULSAN, South Korea, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean scientists are taking a new step forward in the research and development of seawater batteries.  According to UNIST, the school is investing 5 billion won ($4.33 million) in partnership with the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and the Korea East-West Power Corporation (EWP) over the next [...]