Birds Korea

Interesting podcast by British conservationist Nial Moores, director of Birds Korea, about conservation in and around the DMZ (HT Michael Rank). On Talking Naturally. #. Nial goes birding on the islands near the Northern Limit Line and near the DMZ. Keywords: General post tags: Birds Korea | DMZ | Saemangeum


Why are the Brits such pains?

by Philip Gowman 16 March 2009
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The Korean press thinks the FT and other British newspapers are negative about Korea.

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Saemangeum update

by Philip Gowman 14 May 2007

Birds Korea and the Australasian Wader Studies Group have just completed part of their monitoring programme of migrating birds at Saemangeum. A key conclusion: many Great Knot have been displaced by the Saemangeum reclamation, and have subsequently failed to stage through the remainder of the spring at either Gomso Bay or the Geum Estuary — […]

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The London Korean Links Awards 2006

by Philip Gowman 31 December 2006
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In the year-end spirit of reviewing the highlights and lowlights of 2006, here are the winners of the first LKL Awards – a personal and unscientific selection. The awards are in the following categories: Man of the Year Woman of the Year Best cultural promotion: Briton in Korea Best cultural promotion: Korean in Britain Best […]

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British birdman fights for Korean environment

by Philip Gowman 13 October 2006

A recent article in the Hankyoreh, forwarded by Tom Coyner, highlighted another Korean environmental issue which I hadn’t come across before: the destruction of an important mudflat area at Saemangeum on the Byeonsan peninsula on the West of Korea in order to build – well, they’re not quite sure what. But reclaiming 99,000 acres of […]

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