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Korea International Water Week 2016 Pledge Week to be h...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 08, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT), Daegu Metropolitan City and Gyeongsanbuk-do Province jointly hold the Korea International Water Week 2016 Pledge Event to take place in October at the Plaza Hotel Seoul. The Ko...
Ministry of Environment to revoke certification and ban...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 03, 2016
▷ The Ministry of Environment will fine the German carmaker 17.8 billion won for 57,000 cars of 24 models (except for 26,000 cars of 8 models that cheated noise-level test). ▷ The automaker will be fined equivalent to 3 percent of its total sales, with a ceiling on fines...
National Institute of Chemical Safety launched the 5th ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 27, 2016
National Institute of Chemical Safety (NICS) announced that it had the appointment ceremony for the 5th Chemical Substance Cyber Watchdog on July 27 at NICS in Daejeon. The 5th Chemical Substance Cyber Watchdog comprised of 50 citizens aims to monitor and block information on...
7th International Environmental Forum for CCS to take p...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 19, 2016
Overseas experts in carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS), which stands out as the core technology to cope with climate change, from countries around the world gathered to share the global trend in CCS and seek ways to advance the technology. The Ministry of Environmen...
KEITI to receive application for New Environmental Tech...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 18, 2016
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will introduce 'New Environmental Technology On-site Training Course' for the first time with an aim to enhance understanding and credibility of environmental technologies that are actually applied to the field...
NIBR to hold the Forum on Access to Genetic Resources a...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 13, 2016
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) holds a forum titled "Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS)" under the theme of Korea-China Cooperation on the Nagoya Protocol on July 13 at Seoul Garden Hotel, Seoul.The forum, hosted by NIBR, organized by...
10th International Symposium for the Importance of Inte...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 11, 2016
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) has discovered the effects of Dipterocarpus alatus, a native plant in Cambodia, including whitening, wrinkle improvement and anti-allergenic effects, and will introduce these efficacies of the plant at the 10th International Sympo...
5th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water to take pla...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 04, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME), in collaboration with Korea Water Forum (Chairman Lee Jung-moo), holds the 5th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) on July 4-7 at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), Daegu with an aim to resolve wate...
ME to hold the Summer Camp for Youth for raising awaren...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 27, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME) and Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) will hold the "Summer Camp for Youth about Soil and Groundwater 2016" on July 27-29 at Korea University, Seoul to raise teenager’s awareness on soil and groundwater. The sum...
NIER to cooperate with the U.S. NWHC on wildlife-borne ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 23, 2016
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will cooperate with the U.S. National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) under the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to actively cope with transboundary wildlife and vector-borne diseases such as avian influenza, severe fever with ...