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JAPAN HERITAGE Shirakami mountains: Walk softly in a forest dark and deep

JAPAN HERITAGE Shirakami mountains: Walk softly in a forest dark and deep

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN The mountains of Shirakami at the border of Aomori and Akita prefectures are fertile ground for one of the nation’s great natural resources–vast forests of very elderly Japanese beech trees. Knarred and knuckeled, they stand covered with moss and creeping vines, watching as centuries pass away. Because of efforts of conservationists the […]

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