Conservation Headlines, September 2011

Some of this month’s conservation news in the ROK:

Members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature are holding a Regional Conservation Forum at Songdo Convention Center from Sept. 27-30.
Ashok Khosla, president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, urges government policymakers “to take a strategic long-term view on the productive capacity of environmental resources.”
South Korea has filed an application with UNESCO to turn a portion of the DMZ into a biosphere reserve, an internationally recognized conservation site with a focus on sustainable development.
The Republic of Korea has designated “Jeungdo Tidal Flat” its 17th Wetland of International Importance.

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