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7th International Environmental Forum for CCS to take p...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 19, 2016
Overseas experts in carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS), which stands out as the core technology to cope with climate change, from countries around the world gathered to share the global trend in CCS and seek ways to advance the technology. The Ministry of Environmen...
KEITI to receive application for New Environmental Tech...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 18, 2016
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will introduce 'New Environmental Technology On-site Training Course' for the first time with an aim to enhance understanding and credibility of environmental technologies that are actually applied to the field...
NIBR to hold the Forum on Access to Genetic Resources a...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 13, 2016
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) holds a forum titled "Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS)" under the theme of Korea-China Cooperation on the Nagoya Protocol on July 13 at Seoul Garden Hotel, Seoul.The forum, hosted by NIBR, organized by...
10th International Symposium for the Importance of Inte...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 11, 2016
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) has discovered the effects of Dipterocarpus alatus, a native plant in Cambodia, including whitening, wrinkle improvement and anti-allergenic effects, and will introduce these efficacies of the plant at the 10th International Sympo...
5th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water to take pla...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 04, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME), in collaboration with Korea Water Forum (Chairman Lee Jung-moo), holds the 5th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) on July 4-7 at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), Daegu with an aim to resolve wate...
ME to hold the Summer Camp for Youth for raising awaren...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 27, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME) and Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) will hold the "Summer Camp for Youth about Soil and Groundwater 2016" on July 27-29 at Korea University, Seoul to raise teenager’s awareness on soil and groundwater. The sum...
NIER to cooperate with the U.S. NWHC on wildlife-borne ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 23, 2016
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will cooperate with the U.S. National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) under the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to actively cope with transboundary wildlife and vector-borne diseases such as avian influenza, severe fever with ...
Endangered species, chilbo metanarthecium, restored in ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 20, 2016
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) announced that it has recently restored 1,300 individuals of sickle neofinetia (Neofinetia falcate), Class Ⅰ Endangered Species, and 500 individuals of chilbo metanarthecium (Metanarthecium luteo-viride), Class Ⅱ Endangered Species, in an ...
ME and 9 public institutions joined forces to adapt and...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 16, 2016
The Ministry of Environment, together with Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change (KACCC), signed an MOU on Establishing Climate Change Adaptation Measures for Public Institution with nine public institutions in charge of power and water resources on June 16 at Presid...
Unrecorded species, Grey-sided Thrush, discovered for t...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 13, 2016
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) under the Ministry of Environment announced that tentatively named Grey-sided Thrush (Turdus feae) which has not been discovered in Korea was found in Socheongdo, Ongjin-gun, Incheon on May 26.The newly observed species, a...