The Forests of Keihoku: Nature’s Blessings Sustain the Ancient Capital | Core Kyoto | NHK World – Japan | Feb 4, 2021 (On Demand Video link)

From the Core Kyoto program series of NHK World-Japan.
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This program was originally broadcast on Feb 4, 2021 and is available at the link below until March 31, 2023.

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28 min
Mountainous Keihoku in Kyoto’s north is more than 90% woodlands. The drastic temperature differences and the frequent rain and mist are ideal conditions for forestry. 
For more than 1,200 years the area supported the ancient capital’s prosperity, supplying it with raw materials and food supplies. Residents carry on the trades of their ancestors, coexisting with nature. 
Discover how Keihoku is attracting attention from people wanting to learn the customs of old to build a sustainable future.

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