Explore this massively underrated area in the heart of Tokyo
Japan does not have a blemish-free record when it comes to environmentalism, indeed it has many issues with sustainability, waste management and animal rights. However, it is important to remember that most countries have so much to do in order to improve into the future.
The annual snow accumulation for Bibai is more than 8 meters, one of the highest average snowfalls for Hokkaido. Previously a mining town, the area has adapted to these freezing winters through developing the innovative snow-cooling technology.