Nansei Islands subtropical evergreen forests

WWF Abstract

In the generations since World War II, these Japanese islands have experienced a growth in human population--and a related decline in the health of several animal species. Amid the beauty of the tropics, many creatures are facing losing battles.
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Ecozone:Indo-Malayan
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Japan
Area:1,024,000 acres (414,398 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive

Protected Areas

Yakushima Island Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER