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By K. Takeuchi,R.D. Brown,I. Washitani,A. Tsunekawa,M. Yokohari

ISBN-10: 4431000070

ISBN-13: 9784431000075

ISBN-10: 4431679804

ISBN-13: 9784431679806

Japan’s conventional and fragile satoyama panorama approach used to be built over centuries of human existence on mountainous island terrain in a monsoon weather. The rigorously controlled coppice woodlands at the hillsides, the villages strung alongside the bottom of the hills, and the rigorously tended paddy fields of rural Japan made attainable the sustainable interplay of nature and people. Radical adjustments in the course of the 20 th century resulted in the abandonment of satoyama landscapes which now are being rediscovered. there's a new cognizance that those woodlands nonetheless play an important position within the administration of the japanese panorama and a brand new selection to control them for the longer term. This multifaceted publication explores the heritage, nature, biodiversity, present conservation measures, and destiny makes use of of satoyama. the knowledge offered right here may be of curiosity in all elements of the realm the place styles of sustainable improvement are being sought.


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