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Saved By a Few - and a Fierce Typhoon
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife, Yakushima, Japan, yakusugi trees, cryptomeria, deforestation, logging, protestion, UNESCO World Heritage, river )

Naoko
- 1798 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
To protect Yakushima, a home to 7,000 years old Yakusugi(cryptomeria), from deforestation, there was a "battle" by concerned locals against logging, and won a decade ago.
Yakushima Keeps Expat Busy as a Bee
Offbeat  (tags: Yakushima, bee, German, Kagoshima, UNESCO heritage, cedar forest, flyingfish, mountains, Alternative Lifestyle, tourists, honeybee )

Naoko
- 1943 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Long-term residents of Japan might remember the name Rainer Kaminski. In 1985 he made the headlines as the first Westerner to become a taxi driver in Tokyo. What happened to him after that? Well, after six months as a cabby based in Setagaya Ward,
   

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