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Kyōto :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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Yakushima Journal Trees Fall in a Japanese Forest, and a Scientist Is There to Blame China Kosuke Okahara for The New York Times Osamu Nagafuchi, second right, an environmental engineer, checks a monitoring station around Yakushima to measure levels

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Kagoshima :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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Panoramic shots taken from mountain trails on Yakushima Island, a World Natural Heritage site, will be available online via Google Inc.'s Street View service, possibly this summer, according to the Japanese unit of the U.S...Google staff spent an

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Okinawa :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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Seasick and dehydrated, I was looking forward to our arrival on Yakushima, an island that is 90 percent forest, has 46 peaks at over 1,000 meters, and boasts more than 3,000 types of insects. I certainly needed a break after three days of looking at

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Miyazaki :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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I don't remember whose idea it was to sail from Okayama in the Seto Inland Sea to Okinawa, Japan's southernmost islands, but here we are seven friends in a 45 ft (13.7 meter) yacht named Sea Fox, sailing in 20-knot winds down the coast of Kyushu in

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Tōkyō :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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The aim of listing an area as a World Heritage site is to conserve it, but such a designation can attract many more visitors, therefore posing threats to the environment. For local municipalities, it can be hard to strike a balance between

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Tōkyō :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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Yakushima gained World Heritage status because of the island's peculiar and diverse botany: more than 1900 plant species are found within the mountainous interior, which, despite its northerly latitude, is surprisingly mild. As well as ancient cedars,

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Kagoshima :: Japan | 2 years ago

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As much as 250 mm of rain was expected to fall on Kyushu and Yamaguchi Prefecture over a 24-hour period through 6 a.m...In the Kinki and Chugoku regions, rainfall may reach 120 mm, the agency said. Weather radar analysis showed that record-breaking

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Tōkyō :: Japan | 2 years ago

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Japanese deer 'eavesdrop' on monkeys for food Reporter, BBC Nature Deer and monkeys live harmoniously on the protected island Sika deer "eavesdrop" on monkey chatter in order to find food, say scientists. A team from Kyoto University, Japan, tested

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Miyazaki :: Japan | 2 years ago

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Japan's largest evergreen broadleaf forest, in Miyazaki Prefecture, be registered as an eco-park, the culture ministry announced Wednesday...Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will officially decide on registering the 14,580-hectare

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Jakarta :: Indonesia | 2 years ago

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World Three Chinese Navy warships sailed through the Osumi Strait off Kagoshima Prefecture and into the Pacific, the Defense Ministry said Monday. The warships--two frigates and an intelligence-gathering ship--were spotted at around noon Sunday by a

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