Minami-Alps Biosphere Reserve: The Breathtaking Snow-Capped Panorama from Japan’s Southern Alps
Welcome to the Shizuoka Prefecture Wildlife Conservation Division YouTube channel. Updated on a weekly basis, our videos feature the extraordinary natural beauty and conservation of Minami-Alps, or the Southern Alps. Enjoy watching alpine plants from the North Pole; ptarmigan, an endangered bird and a relic of the last Ice Age; the formation of one of Earth’s fastest mountain forming processes; and spectacular sceneries and autumn foliage that could only be seen from the high up. Visit us regularly for videos on the biodiversity and ecosystem of the Southern Alps.