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Japan’s northern wilderness is remarkable to wildlife

Mount Haguro, the first of three holy mountains of Dewa Sanzan, Yamagata Province. 2,446 ancient stone steps wind through 500-year-old cedar trees (Credit: BBC Earth Productions) Steve Backshall and Helen Glover look at Tono: a rural town in the mountains of Iwate Province, famed for its traditional thatched farmhouses (Credit: BBC Earth Productions)

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The US national park turn 100

While nature has had a hand in sculpting the awe-inspiring majesty of the US National Parks, it’s the people who work tirelessly to conserve, protect and share the parks that keep them pristine and perennially available to all who visit. In commemoration of the Park Service’s centenary on 25 August 2016, BBC Travel uncovers the […]

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