Jul 15, 2013

Keeping Mount Fuji safe and clean

The U.N. designation of Mount Fuji as a World Heritage cultural site is something to celebrate, but it imposes moral obligations on local governments and hikers.

May 21, 2013

UNESCO head welcomes Fuji heritage proposal

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova has said Japan’s iconic Mount Fuji is “a bearer” of cultural and intangible heritage for its influence on tradition, expressing pleasure that the mountain is almost certain to become a World Heritage site. “We are all happy about this ...