Ogasawara Islands ‘Protecting the Miracles of Nature’ in Full HD explores the splendid flora and fauna of the Ogasawara Islands. The property numbers more than 30 islands clustered in three groups and covers surface area of 7,939 hectares. The islands offer a variety of landscapes and are home to a wealth of fauna, including the Bonin Flying Fox, a critically endangered bat, and 195 endangered bird species.
Four-hundred and forty-one native plant taxa have been documented on the islands whose waters support numerous species of fish, cetaceans and corals. Ogasawara Islands’ ecosystems reflect a range of evolutionary processes illustrated through its assemblage of plant species from both southeast and northwest Asia, alongside many endemic species.
The flora and fauna of the Ogasawara Island is remarkable and preservation of this delicate ecosystem is vitally important.