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dc.contributor.authorRepublic of Korea, Ministry of Environment
dc.coverage.spatialRepublic of Korea
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-11T20:09:42Z
dc.date.available2016-10-11T20:09:42Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.urihttps://wedocs.unep.org/20.500.11822/8978
dc.descriptionMinistry of Environment (MOE) opened the National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) to support the sound management and conservation of biological resources and to train new taxonomists. The institute currently houses approximately 1.35 million collections and can store up to 11 million in total. About 60 taxonomists are conducting research projects, including the compilation of lists of Korean species, flora and fauna, as well as molecular phylogenetic analyses, development of climate change adaptation solutions, and so on. In addition, the institute is publicizing the importance of biodiversity conservation and its use through various exhibitions and education programs for visitors. The institute aims to grow into a leading Northeast Asian institution through biodiversity research and international cooperation.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherMinistry of Environment - Korea Environment Institute - Republic of Korea
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectbiological resource
dc.subjectnatural resource
dc.subjectbiodiversity
dc.subject.classificationEcosystem Management
dc.titleKorea Environmental Policy Bulletin - Establishment of the National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)
dc.typeSerials
wd.identifier.old-id11224
wd.identifier.uneplive1
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 14 - Life Below Water
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 15 - Life on Land
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000048
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000049


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