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Episode 2 – The South-west Islands

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Episode 2 – The South-west IslandsEpisode 2 – The South-west Islands

In the far south of Japan, there is a chain of islands stretching towards the tropics – a place where all life is influenced by the power of the sea, and where volcanoes and typhoons are forces to be reckoned with. The journey begins at an island at the top of the chain and travels south, revealing unexpected stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries.

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Series 1, Episode 1

BBC Earth

The wild Japanese island of Honshu hosts an astonishing array of wildlife, and it's a place where people and nature co-exist in the most unexpected ways. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 1

BBC Earth

The wild Japanese island of Honshu hosts an astonishing array of wildlife, and it's a place where people and nature co-exist in the most unexpected ways. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 1

BBC Earth

The wild Japanese island of Honshu hosts an astonishing array of wildlife, and it's a place where people and nature co-exist in the most unexpected ways. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 1

BBC Earth

The wild Japanese island of Honshu hosts an astonishing array of wildlife, and it's a place where people and nature co-exist in the most unexpected ways. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 1

BBC Earth

The wild Japanese island of Honshu hosts an astonishing array of wildlife, and it's a place where people and nature co-exist in the most unexpected ways. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 1

BBC Earth

The wild Japanese island of Honshu hosts an astonishing array of wildlife, and it's a place where people and nature co-exist in the most unexpected ways. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 1

BBC Earth

The wild Japanese island of Honshu hosts an astonishing array of wildlife, and it's a place where people and nature co-exist in the most unexpected ways. 1/3

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

Series 1, Episode 2

BBC Earth

Stories of isolation, unique wildlife and unsolved mysteries surround a chain of Japanese islands which stretch towards the tropics - where all life is influenced by the power of the…

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The northern island of Hokkaido swings from Siberia-like winters to Mediterranean-like summers. Everything living on Japan's wildest island needs to be extra resilient to survive. 3/3

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BBC Earth

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