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Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

Return of Otters to Han River Will Mean Restoration of Nature: Environmental Groups

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Environmental groups are calling for efforts to reintroduce otters to the ecosystem along the Han River, as such an initiative would signify the restoration of the natural ecology in the area. Five environmental groups including Green Korean United and the Seoul Federation for Environmental Movement jointly held a forum [...]

Restoration Center for Oriental Storks Closes after 10 Years

Restoration Center for Oriental Storks Closes after 10 Years

SEOUL, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Restoration efforts for oriental storks began in 1996 when a pair of stork young was brought into the country from Russia’s Amur River basin.  Oriental storks were once resident birds occasionally found on the Korean Peninsula, but their numbers dwindled towards the mid-20th century. Natural breeding of oriental storks [...]

Restoration Efforts for Crested Ibis Bear Fruit

Restoration Efforts for Crested Ibis Bear Fruit

CHANGNYEONG, South Korea, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Changnyeong County’s eight-year restoration efforts for crested ibis are finally bearing fruit.  The migratory birds, which are also designated as the 198th natural monument in Korea, once flourished on the peninsula, and were frequently seen between November and March. But they started disappearing from the country at the [...]