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Posted : 2007-07-02 19:39
Updated : 2007-07-02 19:39

Kim Woong-shik, director at Worak National Park in North...



International park: Kim Woong-shik, director at Worak National Park in North Chungcheong Province, second from left, receives a certificate that indicates upgrade of the park’s status to an international park for special protection from Peter Shadie, right, an executive officer at the Asian Office of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) at the National Park 2040 International Symposium in central Seoul on Monday. Four of Korea’s ountainous parks, including Mount Worak, were upgraded to global parks by the United Nations Environment Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Center.

/ Yonhap