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225,000 Trees to be Planted in Busan’s Saha-gu to Fight Fine Dust

225,000 Trees to be Planted in Busan’s Saha-gu to Fight Fine Dust

BUSAN, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Busan has announced plans to plant 225,000 trees in a neighborhood with poor air quality, the district of Saha-gu, by 2027. The municipality of Saha-gu announced Saturday that it would be pushing forth a “forest belt project” in order to reduce fine dust levels and alleviate [...]

Domestic Plant Owners Call for “Planterinarians”

Domestic Plant Owners Call for “Planterinarians”

SUWON, South Korea, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Will “domestic plants” become a growth industry of the future? In Korea, an increasing number of households have come to adopt domestic plants, like succulents or cactus plants, as their choice of home companion, flora that serve various purposes from simple home decoration to freshening the atmosphere [...]

High Capacity Batteries Now Made Out of Trees

High Capacity Batteries Now Made Out of Trees

DAEJEON, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Forest Service’s Forest Research Institute has announced that through a joint project with the Ulsan Institute of Science and Technology, researchers have developed technology to make a lithium ion battery that can be folded into a paper crane and used three times longer than current batteries. Professor [...]