J-ECO

A High-Tech Company Restoring Forests

Aired: Nov. 26, 2021

Surrounding Mt. Fuji are forests of natural broadleaf-trees and artificially planted coniferous trees. However, due to cheap imported timber, the manmade coniferous forests are hardly used today. This segment features a project to restore a forest back to an environment teeming with life and biodiversity.

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Hitachi High-Tech Science’s Muto Hiroto, member of the forest restoration project
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Part of the forest being restored
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Wildlife returns to the area
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During a tree planting event

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