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Coexistence between nature and human in Japanese Satoyama Life

TAKESHI HOSHIDA Professor, YASUDA WOMEN’s University, Hiroshima, Japan Japan is a forest nation where forests cover about 70% of the country. Japanese life has been deeply connected to forests since ancient times. Among these forests, Satoyama is a nature that humans have access to, and they represent a state where both nature and humans coexist. A Sato is literally a …

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