The Ever-Green Bamboo Forests around the world… Bamboos are some of the fastest-growing plants in the world, and are of enormous economic and cultural significance in South Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia, being used for building materials, as a food source, and as a versatile raw product. They have over 5000 different uses, and have aided the human species countless of time over the millenia. Some think they were the original building materials for homes. The bamboo family has more than 1,450 different species, and there are a number of bamboo forests in the world. All of them, as you are about to see, are stunning.

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Bamboo is a type of grass, yet when it grows large, it resembles a tree more than anything. There are bamboo forests all around the world, this is a shot of a beautiful bamboo forest in Japan.

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Oahu is what the local residents call the path that winds through the bamboo forest.

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A photo of the bamboo forest in Kyoto. It’s actually rare to get a shot of this path without it being full of people. No surprise there, who wouldn’t like a stroll along this beautiful path?

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Bamboo, perhaps because it is a type of grass, is one of the fastest growing plants in the world, while some species can grow up to 100 centimeters (39 inches) in just 24 hours.

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A bamboo forest in Koali, Hawaii. This beautiful path culminates in a stunning waterfall.

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Another bamboo forest in Kyoto, this is the Sagano bamboo forest. Some of the…

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