Making Peace with Nature: The Greening of the Korean Demilitarized Zone

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DMZ CCZ map

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August 4, 2018 - 9:50pm

Critical Commentary

This image was featured in a 2013 blog post by Eleana Kim on Anthropology and Environment Society (AES)'s website. AES is a section of the American Anthropological Association. The blog post was entitled "Making Peace with Nature: The Greening of the Korean Demilitarized Zone" and describes Kim's current research project.

The caption given with the image is as follows:

"This map shows the location and spatial extent of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and its surrounding geographies.The dotted line is the Military Demarcation Line (MDL), the actual border between North Korea and South Korea. The area shaded in dark grey is the DMZ, the area shaded in medium grey is the Civilian Control Zone (CCZ) and the light grey area is the border area. This image was adapted from Kim, Kwi-gon and Dong-Gil Cho. 2005. “Status and Ecological Resource Value of the Republic of Korea’s De-militarized Zone.” Landscape and Ecological Engineering 1: 4."

Language

English

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Eleana Kim, "Making Peace with Nature: The Greening of the Korean Demilitarized Zone", contributed by Maggie Woodruff, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 4 August 2018, accessed 17 May 2022. https://stsinfrastructures.org/content/making-peace-nature-greening-korean-demilitarized-zone