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KEITI promotes local environment technology industry

A state-run environmental technology organization held a fair to promote the local green industry and improve access to overseas markets, officials said Tuesday. The Environment Ministry and its aff...

Updated : 2015.11.03 17:59

Korea, Indonesia strengthen cooperation in forest industry

Korea Forest Service officials visit a South Korea-Indonesia joint forest biomass plantation in Indonesia. (KFS) South Korea and Indonesia vowed stronger cooperation in forest industry and administr...

Updated : 2015.10.29 19:07

KFS fosters forest biomass plantation in Indonesia

The Korea-Indonesia joint forest biomass plantation in the Indonesian city of Semarang, central Java (KFS) Korea’s forest authorities vowed to strengthen their overseas base for fostering biomass i...

Updated : 2015.10.29 19:05

Artificial island to be built for endangered species

An artificial island will be built in Incheon to better protect endangered birds, officials said Sunday. The Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority said it would construct an 8,900-square-meter-large ...

Updated : 2015.10.18 18:00

Global forum shares measures to better prevent wildfires

KFS Minister Shin Won-sop (left) and other key participants look around an exhibition hall at the sixth IWFC in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, on Wednesday. (KFS) The five-day 6th International Wild...

Updated : 2015.10.15 19:39

New IPCC head urges carbon pricing

The newly elected chairman of a U.N. panel on climate change pledged Monday to urge the countries to price carbon emissions as part of the efforts to curb global warming. Lee Hoe-sung, chairman of t...

Updated : 2015.10.12 18:11

[Graphic News] S. Korea faces severe drought

Most regions of the country are suffering a severe drought particularly Seoul City and its surrounding areas, officials said Wednesday. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, the a...

Updated : 2015.10.07 22:11

Korean professor elected to lead U.N. panel on climate change

A South Korean sustainable development expert was elected as the new chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Tuesday, the organization said. Lee Hoe-sung, a Korea University profes...

Updated : 2015.10.07 09:44

Wildland fire forum to kick off in Pyeongchang

The world’s leading authorities in nature, forest and culture will kick off the sixth International Wildland Fire Conference next month, the South Korean forest agency said Tuesday. With the theme...

Updated : 2015.09.29 17:40

Pope calls for tackling climate change

Pope Francis called Wednesday for urgent efforts to tackle climate change, calling it a problem that shouldn't be passed onto future generations, as he delivered his first address on a landmark visit...

Updated : 2015.09.24 10:29

Limiting warming to 2 degrees Celsius ‘achievable’

Participants attend the DDPP conference in Paris on Monday. Attendants included SDSN executive director Guido Schmidt-Traub (from left), DDPP director Jim Williams, IDDRI scientific director Michel C...

Updated : 2015.09.17 19:33

Korea boosts presence in Indonesian forest industry

South Korean President Park Geun-hye (far left), Korea Forest Service Minister Shin Won-sop (second from left), Indonesian Minister of Environment and Forestry Zulkifli Hasan (third from left) and In...

Updated : 2015.09.03 18:40

KFS spreads state-of-the-art forest leisure know-how to Indonesia

Korea Forest Service Minister Shin Won-sop (eighth from left) and South Korean forest authorities visit Korindo Group’s lush forest plantation in Kalimantan, Indonesia, on July 2, 2013. (Korea Fores...

Updated : 2015.09.03 18:39

Korea Forest Service adds to urban greenery

The Korea Forest Service joined hands with citizens and entrepreneurs to bring green forests to hectic urban societies, spurring sustainable urban living in Korea. KFS, the state agency for afforest...

Updated : 2015.09.03 09:49

Environmentalists to sue state over cable car plan

Environmentalists vowed Tuesday to launch a legal battle against the government over its recent decision to allow the construction of a cable car in one of the country’s most preserved national parks...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:33