Nature

  • Kumgang Minnow

    Kumgang minnow is a small freshwater fish belonging to the carp family. It is about 7~8 centimeters long. The body is a little flat left and right sideways and long….

  • Spring Tree Planting Ceremony Held

    A spring tree planting ceremony of young Red Cross volunteers took place in Sambong-ri, Phyongwon County, South Phyongan Province on Thursday on the occasion of the spring period of the…

  • 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…

  • Mt. Paektu

    Mt. Paektu rises in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province in the northern part of Korea. It is the highest mountain in Korea, 2,750 metres above the sea level. Mt. Paektu was…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Stone Sculpture of Three Buddhists in Mt Kumgang

    There is a stone sculpture depicting the three Buddhists (Shakyamuni, Amitabha, Maitreya) in Inner Kumgang area of Mt Kumgang, one of the most noted mountains in Korea. It was built…

  • Mt. Chilbo

    Mt. Chilbo, known as the “Mt. Kumgang of North Hamgyong” for its superb scenery of the mountain and sea as well as distinctive natural environment, long history and culture, is one of the celebrated mountains in Korea.

  • Workshop on Environmental Protection in Mt Paektu

    A workshop on environmental protection in Mt Paektu: water and waste management took place in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province of the DPRK, from July 31 to August 2. Attending it…

  • 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…

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