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Interview with Professor Kwi-Gon Kim about 2011 UEA Gwangju Summit of the environmental accords.

“The ultimate goal of the Gwangju Summit, is to create a low carbon green city, based on two important tools; one is the Urban Environmental Evaluation Index and the other is urban Carbon Development Mechanism (CDM).” Professor Kim I spoke … Continue reading

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Hiking Mt. Mudeung

Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple decorated especially for Buddhas Birthday. It has been another weekend of high spirits and low funds. So with a list of ‘must-do’s’ that we had constructed during our first broke weekend in Gwangju, we decided to cross-off a big one, … Continue reading

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Gwang-ju International Centre (GIC) Library

If you’re sick of the only English books on offer at books stores those with the words Harry or Twilight in them, then wet your appetite for the 4000+ English books on offer at the Gwangju International Centre (GIC) Library. The shelves are stocked with books … Continue reading

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Urban Environmental Accords (UEA) Gwangju Summit

Gwangju will radiate in the international spot-light this October as it co-hosts the Urban Environmental Accords (UEA) Gwangju Summit 2011 with sister city San Francisco. The Summit will feature four international conferences, dialogue focused on policies that address urban environmental issues plus exhibitions … Continue reading

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The Underground Grocers – Gwangju

Great News! I found a wonderful foreign grocery store in Gwang-ju. It’s called the Underground Grocers and although it is more expensive than a large supermarket, it offers many items not found in regular stores around Korea. UPDATE: 21st May, … Continue reading

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