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Taean Fosters Marine Healing Industries Using Peat and Mudflats

Taean Fosters Marine Healing Industries Using Peat and Mudflats

TAEAN, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Taean County, South Chungcheong Province, will foster marine healing industries using major resources in areas such as peat bogs and mudflats. The county said Tuesday that the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), which is in charge of the “Taean Marine Healing Resources Survey”, has launched an [...]

S. Korean Farm Uses Organic Materials from Aquaculture to Grow Crops

S. Korean Farm Uses Organic Materials from Aquaculture to Grow Crops

TAEAN, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A farm in Taean County, South Chungcheong Province is at the center of attention for a new aquaponics system that uses organic materials from fish farms to grow crops. ‘Seouchae Farm’ in Taean’s Namsan-ri Village grows vegetables in a 1,000㎡ greenhouse using an eco-friendly aquaponics system that does not [...]

Mallipo Beach: Surfing Paradise

Mallipo Beach: Surfing Paradise

TAEAN, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A move to turn the popular surfing area of Mallipo Beach in Taean-gun, South Chungcheong Province into an official surf spot is expected to come to fruition soon. A meeting regarding this issue was held with over 20 participants including Taean-gun government officials, experts and surfing industry workers. At [...]

Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

TAEAN, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungnam’s Taean County will soon recycle empty oyster shells to desulfurize poisonous sulfur from power plants. Taean County is a big producer of oyster, producing 30,000 tons of shells each year. According to county officials, oyster shells have strong alkali properties, containing over 98 percent calcium carbonate, and are [...]