Island of Eternal Forest: Yakushima

The World Heritage Sites in Japan

15m 00s
Broadcast on February 23, 2023 Available until February 23, 2024

The lush forest of Yakushima Island is home to yakusugi, a unique species of cedar tree. Some yakusugi are thousands of years old. Once threatened by deforestation due to logging, the yakusugi have been preserved by local residents for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

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