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Seoul Has the Least Urban Green Space per Capita in the Country: Study

Seoul Has the Least Urban Green Space per Capita in the Country: Study

SEOUL, Mar. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent survey showed that Seoul has the lowest availability of urban green space per capita in South Korea. According to the Korea Forest Service, the urban green space available for each resident of Seoul last year was no more than 4.38㎡, which was the smallest tally among 17 cities and [...]

Urban Forests Offer a Respite from Scorching Summer Heat

Urban Forests Offer a Respite from Scorching Summer Heat

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — As brutal heat waves continue to hit South Korea, urban forests that work as naturally sourced air-conditioning systems are drawing attention. According to data released by the Korea Forest Service (KFS) on Wednesday, a thermo-graphic camera showed the average temperature in urban forests is between 4.5 and 2.3 Celsius degrees [...]