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The Natural History of the Amami Islands [Japanese]

By: Taku Mizuta (Editor)

Tokai University Press

Paperback | Feb 2016 | #228414 | ISBN-13: 9784486020882
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About this book

Language: Japanese

The Amami archipelago, a group of subtropical islands in Japan, are a biological frontier, and a "promised land" for biologists due to its high degree of biodiversity. This book describes the area's natural history, showing why it has been listed as a a World Natural Heritage Site.

Summary in Japanese:
日本の「辺境」といってもよい亜熱帯島嶼域、奄美群島は、世界に誇るべき生物多様性を有する生物学者にとっての“約束の地”だ。「奄美・琉球」の名で世界自然遺産登録を目指すこの地から、最前線の自然史研究の成果を発信。


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