Ex-hunter working to preserve unspoiled forest

Nov 13, 2013

Ex-hunter working to preserve unspoiled forest

by Yusuke Onuma

A 71-year-old former bear hunter is credited with saving an unspoiled expanse of beech trees in Shirakami-Sanchi, a mountainous area straddling Akita and Aomori prefectures, from a planned forest road. Now he has a new concern: the adverse effects on the local ecosystem ever ...