The Ministry of National Defense announced on the 28th a plan for an additional environmental impact assessment of the THAAD missile defense system, a process expected to take at least several months.
The defense ministry said it will decide whether to fully deploy the U.S. weapon on South Korean soil after the "general” environment..
Suncheon City said on the 28th that its Suncheon Bay mud flat has been selected as a candidate for the Ramsar Wetlands City Designation by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.
The Ramsar Wetlands City Designation was launched in 2015 at the 12th annual Ramsar Convention meeting and it certifies cities that participate in wetland..
▷ Korean indigenous yeast that can replace imported yeasts for beer brewing was discovered.
▷ The newly found strain of yeast is expected to make beers with rich flavors such as fruit, caramel and rose flavors.
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) under the Ministry of Environment announced that it found indigenous ye..
▷ The international symposium titled "National Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on ABS: Sharing Lessons & Discussing Challenges" will be held in Seoul. Biological resources-rich countries such as China, India and Myanmar will attend the symposium.
▷ Korea-Myanmar Vice Ministers Meeting will be held as well to discuss ways to f..
Attention level warnings on water quality for Seungchonbo Reservoir and Jooksanbo Reservoir on the Yeongsangang River have been lifted.
According to the Yeongsangang River Regional Environmental Office on the 10th, the National Institute of Environmental Research lowered the water quality attention level warnings on both reservo..