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2022.6.22
List of research papers has been updated.
Sharma, S., Filazzola, A., Nguyen, T. et al. (2022) Long-term ice phenology records spanning up to 578 years for 78 lakes around the Northern Hemisphere. Scientific Data, 9, 318.
2022.6.22
List of research papers has been updated.
Cox, N., Young, B.E., Bowles, P. et al. (2022) A global reptile assessment highlights shared conservation needs of tetrapods. Nature 605, 285–290.
2022.5.30
"Coastal Tourism: Japan's Sinking Sector", a documentary on Japan's coastal ecosystems threatened by climate change, was aired on KMTV in the UK. The program introduces a study that shows the economic value of sandy beaches with mobile big data and adaptation measures based on it.
2022.5.20
”Fantastic Freshwater -- 50 Landmark Species for Conservation" was released in advance of Biodiversity Day on May 22, supervised by IUCN expert groups.NIES provided information on Sakhalin taimen (Parahucho perryi), the largest freshwater fish in Japan.
2022.5.20
List of research papers has been updated.
Abe H., Kitano Y.F., Fujita T., Yamano H. (2022) Distribution, use, management, regulation, and future concerns of reef-building corals based on administrative documents in Japan. Marine Policy, 141, 105090.
2022.5.20
List of research papers has been updated.
Abe H., Kitano Y.F., Fujita T., Yamano H. (2022) Distribution, use, management, regulation, and future concerns of reef-building corals based on administrative documents in Japan. Marine Policy, 141, 105090.
2022.5.13
Kadoya, T., Takeuchi, Y., Shinoda, Y., Nansai, K. (2022) Shifting agriculture is the dominant driver of forest disturbance in threatened forest species’ ranges. Commun Earth Environ 3, 108.

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Research

We are conducting research at various scales.  link to allresearch

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Harmonization with Nature Research Program(PJ3)
Monitoring project for global warming effects on marine environment

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Acoustic monitoring of avian assemblage in Fukushim


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Long-term monitoring of inland waters

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Harmonization with Nature Research Program(PJ2)

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Environmental genomics studies

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Endangered wildlife species


Database

We make databases of biodiversity information derived from our research and publish it on the website. link to all databases

Link to invasive species of Japan Link to biodiversity web mapping system
Link to Lake Kasumigaura database Link to NIES Collection

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Biodiversity Division, NIES, JAPAN

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