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Ogasawara Islands Join World Heritage Family
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Naoko
- 2912 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
"It brings us great joy to have a fourth World Natural Heritage site for our country and it's a piece of news that encourages us who have been enduring the natiral and nuclear disasters in northeast Japan," said Environment Minister Ryu Matsumoto.
The Ogasawara Islands : Maintaining the Balance of a Unique Ecosystem (Part 1)
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Naoko
- 3213 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The Ogasawara Islands, a subprefecture of Tokyo floating in the Pacific, has atrracted much attention this year because of the possibility it may be registered as Japan's fourth Natural World Heritage site the summer of next year.
   

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