World Natural Heritage in Japan

- Nature and life in the World Natural Heritage Sites -

The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was adopted in UNESCO in 1972 to protect cultural and natural heritage of outstanding universal value through international collective assistance. In Japan, Yakushima, Shirakami-Sanchi and Shiretoko and Ogasawara have been inscribed as natural heritage.
Shirakami Sanchi Shirakami Sanchi Yakushima lsland Yakushima lsland Ogasawara Ogasawara Shiretoko Shiretoko