gnb content footer

home

Government

Briefing Room

Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases RSS RSS

Press Releases

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...
KEITI to spread Korea’s leading environmental policies ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 07, 2016
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will join hands with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to spread Korea’s excellent environmental policies to the world. KEITI signed an MOU to strengthen cooperation on environmental policies with...
The President meets with members of Korean community in...
May 28, 2016
As the first official event of her state visit to Uganda, President Park Geun-hye met with 25 members of the Korean community at a hotel in downtown Kampala, the capital of Uganda, in the evening. At the meeting, President Park noted their endeavors for improving friendly and coo...
The President affirms her intention to promote partners...
May 27, 2016
As the last event on the second day of her visit to Ethiopia, President Park Geun-hye held a meeting with 25 members of the Korean community, which is contributing to social progress in the country despite difficult conditions. President Park highly praised Koreans living in Ethi...
ROK delegation attended UN’s first rule-setting negotia...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 27, 2016
A delegation from the Republic of Korea (headed by Choi Jae-chul, Ambassador for Climate Change of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) attended the United Nations’ first round of climate talks following the adoption of Paris Agreement that took place on May 16-26 in Bonn, Ge...
ME will undertake safety review of biocidal substances ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 25, 2016
ME will undertake safety review of biocidal substances in household chemical products.▷ In 2016, ME will investigate, above all, household chemical products frequently used or posing higher risk concerns such as air freshener and odor eliminator, and perform risk assessment...
Delegation from the Ministry of Environment attends the...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 23, 2016
The Ministry of Environment sends a delegation which is headed by Nam Gwang Hee, Chairman of National Environmental Conflict Resolution Commission, to the second session of United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) taking place at the UNEP headquarters in Kenya, Nairobi from May...
Korea-China Joint Research Group to hold Workshop on mi...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 20, 2016
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will hold the 2nd Expert Workshop of Korea-China Joint Group, which is aimed at finding causes of and mitigating dust and sand storms (DSS), at Lotte City Hotel Gimpo Airport, Seoul on May 20. At the workshop, researchers who pa...