As early summer heat prevailed in the month of May, average temperatures reached the highest ever recorded for the month after records began in Korea.
According to the Korea Meteorological Agency, the national average temperature in May reached 18.7 degrees Celsius, the highest in 44 years, since recording began in 1973. That is a read..
Gwangju's Health and Environment Research Center said it will carry out a series of water quality tests from this month to September to provide a safer environment for summer water excitement.
The upper stream of Gwangjucheon and Imgok Bridge area of the Hwangryonggang River will be tested twice in June, once a week from July to Au..
President Moon Jae-in ordered a temporary shutdown of aged coal power plants Monday in an unprecedented move to fight air pollution.
Under the order, eight coal fired thermal power plants that are aged 30 years or older will be closed for 30 days starting June 1, according to the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae.
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By Kim Young Deok and Lee Hana
Two Korean research bodies have agreed to use their geosciences technology to create a combined database of Africa's geography and natural resources.
On April 25, the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) and the National Geographic Information Institute (NGII) signed an MOU ..
The fine dust level in the air is measured at bad in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo.
As of 4pm today, the fine dust level in Gwangju is sitting at very bad, at 264 ㎍/㎥ , while the ultrafine dust level is measured at bad, at 78 ㎍/㎥.
The fine dust level in Jeollanamdo sits at very bad, at 207 ㎍/㎥, while the ultrafine dust level is measu..