Ryoichi Numata

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Mount Fuji habitats threatened by foreign flora

Sep 15, 2013

Mount Fuji habitats threatened by foreign flora

Alien plants believed to have been unwittingly transported by tourists to Mount Fuji are threatening to destroy or damage the ecosystem of the nation’s newest World Heritage site and even its landscape, researchers say. In a recent study of plants along the Fuji Subaru ...