Mount Fuji looms over Lake Kawaguchi, about 100km west of Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE Mount Fuji looms over Lake Kawaguchi, about 100km west of Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mount Fuji looms over Lake Kawaguchi, about 100km west of Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
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When green isn’t good: Mount Fuji’s reforestation linked to global warming

  • Study finds tree line has climbed up slope 30 metres and temperatures at peak have increased 2 degrees Celsius over several decades
  • Scientists attributed the change to climate change, warning about the implications for Japan’s flora and fauna

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Mount Fuji looms over Lake Kawaguchi, about 100km west of Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE Mount Fuji looms over Lake Kawaguchi, about 100km west of Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mount Fuji looms over Lake Kawaguchi, about 100km west of Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
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