Theme 5: The Ecosystems of Hokkaido


In the mere hundred years since the Meiji period, Hokkaido’s environment has undergone sudden changes. Even so, there are a great variety of natural environments within Hokkaido, which are home to many living things. These ecosystems are supported by the interaction of life, such as food webs. We humans are also involved in these relationships. Let us gain greater understanding of the state of Hokkaido’s natural environment, as well as the interactions between living things, and consider the ongoing interrelationships between humans and nature.