Environment

  • Law on Protection of National Heritage Revised

    The Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK recently announced the amended Law on the Protection of National Heritage. The revised law consists of six chapters and 70-odd…

  • Lake Samji

    Lake Samji is in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province of Korea. It is called so as it has three ponds abreast. The lake came into being as a river flowing northward…

  • Myonggan Monolith

    Myonggan Monolith is a natural monument in Myonggan County, North Hamgyong Province of Korea. This monolith was formed with basalt weathered by erosion only with crater remaining. The monolith standing…

  • Somokri Heron

    Somokri heron is a living monument found in Somok-ri, Jangjin County, South Hamgyong Province. It is the biggest of the herons. It is more than 90 centimetres long and its…

  • Success Made in Forest Restoration Campaign

    The army and people of the DPRK have achieved successes in the three-year forest restoration campaign. In February Juche 104 (2015) respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un made public a…

  • Water Deer of Mt. Kuwol

    Mt. Kuwol is standing in the central western part of Korea. Habitat of water deer is found on the southern slope of Mt. Kuwol, one of the six celebrated mountains…

  • Ryongnim Brown Bear

    The brown bear is protected internationally as it is on the verge of worldwide extinction. It is about 180 to 215 centimeters long and weighs 150 to 250 kilograms. Unlike…

  • Winter Bird Habitats around the West Sea Barrage

    The West Sea Barrage (Nampo Dam) dammed an 8-kilometre sea section. The swamps, puddles and salt fields in the reserve designated around the West Sea Barrage are good habitats of…

  • Wonderful Landscapes of the Mount Kumgang

    Sea Kumgang has a spectacular scenery as if the unparalleled beauty of Mt. Kumgang moved to the seaside. The wonderful lakescape along the shore, the seascape with whitecaps, strange cliffs and…

  • Pyongyang’s Waterworks And Flowers Park

    The Mansudae Park of Waterworks and Flowers is located in the central part of Pyongyang, the capital city of the DPRK. The park consists of large-size waterworks, resting sites of various types,…

  • Livestock Increases in Sepho Tableland of DPRK

    The livestock of good strains steadily increases in the Sepho tableland of the DPRK which is turning into a large-sized stockbreeding base. In a few recent years, the number of…

  • Nature Museum and Central Zoo Completed

    The Nature Museum and the Central Zoo were successfully completed. The Nature Museum is covering more than 35 000 square meters. It is a educational and science research and dissemination base…

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