Preserving the past

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Preserving the past


The Cultural Heritage Administration said last week that based on a survey of 88 wooden cultural properties in Korea’s southern region between March and August of this year, it has devised emergency measures for pest control. This file photo shows a CHA authority and a termite detection dog conducting a survey of Beopju Temple in Boeun, North Chungcheong, in April. With global climate change, the temperatures in Korea have risen over the past several decades - and because termites thrive in warm, humid environments, the number of the wood-eating insects in Korea has surged. Provided by the administration
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