[Photo] Damage confirmed to coral reefs off of Gangjeong Village

Posted on : 2017-07-27 18:04 KST Modified on : 2017-07-27 18:04 KST

The construction of a naval base in Gangjeon Village, Jeju Island is damaging the coral reefs off the coast. On the left is a photo taken in 2008, and on the right is a photo taken in 2015, showing less sea life and duller colors. On July 26, civic groups released the findings of an investigation into the coastal conditions since construction of the naval base started ten years ago, after documenting the experiences of residents who suffered due to the base construction.

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