The South Korean and Chinese governments yesterday officially agreed to work closely in dealing with the "yellow dust" which plagues Northeast Asian countries every spring.
In a bilateral ministerial meeting, Environment Minister Han Myung-sook and State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) Director Xie Zhenhua of Chi..
The annual "Philip Morris Korea Clean Beach Campaign," slated for July 26-July 31, is currently taking applications for volunteers to pick up waste and bio-hazardous materials on eight major beaches, organizers said yesterday.
The beaches include Haeundae Beach in Busan, Naksan Beach in Yangyang on the east coast, and Daecheon Beach in S..
Ministry of Environment has established a master plan on National Ecology Research, as an attempt to understand and manage the impacts of climate change and environmental pollution on the natural environment. Through the plan, the ministry reserves to perform a decade-long (03 ~ 2012) monitoring of the fifty six ecological territories that r..
An anti-pollution law will likely be legislated in September to bring the air quality in the country's capital area, which is at the lowest ranks among the OECD's 30 member nations, to the top level within a decade.
The government and the ruling Millennium Democratic Party (MDP) decided at a policy consultation meeting yesterday to push..
The work to restore the Cheonggyecheon waterway, a covered stream in the heart of Seoul, kicked off yesterday in a context of environmental euphoria and concerns over traffic congestion during the project period.
About 2,000 people including city officials, civic representatives and foreign diplomats residing here attended the launching cer..