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2024.4.26
The technical report by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Commission on Protected Areas has been published, featuring a contribution by Yayoi Takeuchi, Senior Researcher at Biodiversity Assessment and Projection Section. The article discusses the World Natural Heritage sites in Japan and monitoring.
2024.4.26
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Aoki, S., Fukasawa K. S. (2024) Kernel density estimation of allele frequency including undetected alleles. PeerJ 12:e17248. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.17248
2024.4.26
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Dai, B., Matsuzaki, S.S., Negishi, J.N., Xia, Z., Alam, M. K., Jiang, Z. (2024) Native fishassemblages in natural lakes across Japan: Endemism deterioration lasting centuries. Diversity and Distributions, 00, e13850.
2024.4.10
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Abe H., Yamano H. (2024) Simulated connectivity of crown-of-thorns starfish around Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park (western Japan) based on a high-resolution hydrodynamic modeling. Coral Reefs, 43, 371–390.
2024.4.10
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Hoban, S., da Silva, J.M., Mastretta-Yanes, A., Grueber, C. E., Heuertz,M., Hunter, M. E., Mergeay, J., Paz-Vinas, I.,Fukaya, K., Ishihama, F., Jordan, R., Köppä, V.,Latorre-Cárdenas, M. C., MacDonald, A. J.,Rincon-Parra, V., Sjögren-Gulve, P., Tani, N.,Thurfjell, H., & Laikre, L. (2023). Monitoring statusand trends in genetic diversity for the Conventionon Biological Diversity: an ongoing assessment ofgenetic indicators in nine countries.ConservationLetters,16,e12953
2024.4.10
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Suzuki, A., Sakamoto, Y. (2024) Molecular detection of Lotmaria passim in intestine of Japanese honey bees (Apis cerana japonica). Entomological Science, 27, e12571. DOI: 10.1111/ens.12571.
2024.4.10
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Yokomizo H, Fukaya K, Lambrinos J. G. , Kawai Y, Takada T. (2024) Interstage flow matrices: population statistic derived from matrix population models. Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.14303
2024.4.10
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Yoshikawa, T., Totsu, K., Takeuchi, Y., Kadoya, T., Enoki, T., Fujii, S., Fukamachi, AS., Hirota, M., Hoshizaki, K., Iiyama, N., Ishikawa, Y., Itô, H., Kobayashi, H., Kohyama, TS., Konno, Y., Makita, A., Mori, AS., Nagamatsu, D., Nakashizuka, T., Namikawa, K., Noguchi, M., Sakimoto, M., Ozaki, Y., Seino, T., Sugita, H., Suzuki, J-I., Suzuki, RO., Suzuki, SN., Takahashi, K., Tateno, R., Watanabe, R., Yamashita, T., Yoshida, T., Ishihara, MI., Kenta, T., Nakamura, M., Hiura, T. (2024) Forest monitoring data of 45 plots across the Japanese archipelago during 1980–2021. Ecological Research. DOI: 10.1111/1440-1703.12457
2024.4.8
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2024.4.1
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2024.3.18
Morii, K., Sakamoto, Y. (2024) Japanese honey bees (Apis cerana japonica) have swarmed more often over the last two decades. The Science of Nature Naturwissenschaften, 111, 14.
2024.3.18
The DIWPA (DIVERSITAS in the Western Pacific and Asia) newsletter published a report on nitrogen uptake in mangrove trees by Tomomi Inoue, Chief Senior Researcher at the Environmental Stress Mechanisms Section.
2024.3.10
Matsuba, M., Fukasawa, K., Aoki, S., Akasaka, M., & Ishihama, F. (2024). Scalable phylogenetic Gaussian process models improve the detectability of environmental signals on local extinctions for many Red List species. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 00, 1–13.
2024.3.10
Takahata K, Suetsugu H, Fukaya K, Shirota S. (2024) Bayesian state-space synthetic control method for deforestation baseline estimation for forest carbon credits. Environmental Data Science, 2024;3:e6. doi:10.1017/eds.2024.5
2024.2.22
【Press release】Modeling tree masting
2024.2.14
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Nogales, M., McConkey, K.R., Carlo, T.A., Wotton,D.M, Bellingham, P.J., Traveset, A., González-Castro, A., Heleno, R., Watanabe, K., Ando, H., Rogers, H., Heinen, J.H., Drake, D.R. (2024) A Review on the State of the Art in Frugivory and Seed Dispersal on Islands and the Implications of Global Change. The Botanical Review, DOI: 10.1007/s12229-023-09296-8
2024.2.14
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Saito R., Nemoto Y., Kondo-Ito N., Kanda K., Takeda T., Beasley J. C., Tamaoki M. (2024) Study on the relationship between the dispersal of wild boar (Sus scrofa) and the associated variability of Cesium-137 concentration in its muscle Post-Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident. Sci, Total Environ. 917, 170328
2024.1.26
Inoue T., Kohzu A., Akaji Y., Miura S., Baba S. (2024) Diazotrophic nitrogen fixation through aerial roots occurs in Avicennia marina: implications for adaptation of mangrove plant growth to low-nitrogen tidal flats. New Phytologist 241: 1464-1475. 
2024.1.24
Nabeshima, K., Asakura, S., Iwata, R., Honjo, H., Haga, A., Goka, K., Onuma, M. (2023). Sequencing methods for HA and NA genes of avian influenza viruses from wild bird feces using Oxford Nanopore sequencing. Comparative immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases, 102, 102076.
2024.1.24
Nabeshima, K., Takadate, Y., Soda, K., Hiono, T., Isoda, N., Sakoda, Y., Mine, J., Miyazawa, K., Onuma, M., Uchida, Y. (2023). Detection of H5N1 High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Viruses in Four Raptors and Two Geese in Japan in the Fall of 2022. Viruses, 15(9), 1865.
2024.1.18
Akaji Y., Inoue T., Kohzu A., Taniguchi T., Baba S. (2024) Bruguiera gymnorhiza forms mycorrhizal associations but Rhizophora stylosa does not: A pot experiment using mangrove soil and Rhizophoraceae seedlings. Aquatic Botany, 192, 103748
2024.1.18
Végh L, Kato T. (2024) Modified SEIB-DGVM Enables Simulation of Masting in a Temperate Forest. Ecological Modelling, 488,110577.
2024.1.18
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Tuji A, Nakagawa M. (2023) The filamentous colony-forming diatom Aulacoseira pusilla with a high mantle height/valve diameter ratio, Plankton and Benthos Research, 18, 4, 225-227
2023.12.13
Cutting-edge Biodiversity Models Will Help Assess Nature’s Vital Contributions to People
2023.12.5
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O’Brien, D.A., Deb, S., Gal, G., Thackeray, S.J., Dutta, P.S., Matsuzaki, S.S., May, L., Clements, C.F. (2023) Early warning signals have limited applicability to empirical lake data.Nature Communications, 14, 7942.
2023.11.30
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Ishiwaka N, Hashimoto K, Hiraiwa MK, Sánchez-Bayo F, Kadoya T, Hayasaka D. (2023) Can warming accelerate the decline of Odonata species in experimental paddies due to insecticide fipronil exposure? Environmental Pollution,DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122831
2023.11.30
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Nagano, K., Hiraiwa, M.K., Ishiwaka, N., Seko, Y., Hashimoto, K., Uchida, T., Sánchez-Bayo, F., Hayasaka, D. (2023) Global warming intensifies the interference competition by a poleward-expanding invader on a native dragonfly species. Environmental Pollution, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122831
2023.11.21
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Blake, K., Kubo, T., Veríssimo, D. (2023). Measuring the effectiveness of value-framing and message valence on audience engagement across countries. Global Environmental Psychology, 1, Article e11181.
2023.11.21
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Kass MJ, Fukaya K, Thuiller W, Mori SA. (2023) Biodiversity modeling advances improve predictions of nature’s contributions to people. TREE. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, DOI:10.1016/j.tree.2023.10.011
2023.11.21
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Kim, J.Y., Kubo, T, Nishihiro, J. (2023) Mobile phone data reveals spatiotemporal recreational patterns in conservation areas during the COVID pandemic. Sci Rep 13, 20282.
2023.11.21
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Senzaki, M., Ando, H., Kadoya, T. (2023) Noise pollution alters the diet composition of invertebrate consumers both in and beyond a noise-exposed grassland ecosystem. Ecology Letters, DOI:10.1111/ele.14323
2023.10.30
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Sueyoshi M., Miyagawa Y., Onoda Y., Hotta T., Kayaba Y., Nakamura K. (2023) Effects of repeated sediment bypassing on stream ecosystems in a Japanese mountainous river Restoration Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/rec.14049
2023.10.30
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Asargew M F, Masutomi Y, Kobayashi K, Aono M. (2024) Water stress changes the relationship between photosynthesis and stomatal conductance, Science of The Total Environment, 907(10), 167886
2023.10.24
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Nishizawa F, Kubo T, Akasaka M. (2023) Behavioral interventions to reduce unintentional non-native plants introduction: Personal factors matter,Biological Conservation, DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2023.110139
2023.10.24
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Koito, T., Ito, Y., Suzuki, A., Tame, A., Ikuta, T., Suzuki, M., Mitsunobu, S., Sugimura, M. Inoue, K. (2023) Difference in sulfur regulation mechanism between tube-dwelling and free-moving polychaetes sympatrically inhabiting deep-sea hydrothermal chimneys. Zoological Letters, 9, 18
2023.10.24
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Ando, H., Martín-Vélez, V., Tavecchia, G., Traveset, A., Jiménez-Martín, I., Igual, J. M., Martínez-Abraín, A., & Hervías-Parejo, S. (2023). Gulls contribute to olive seed dispersal within and among islands in a Mediterranean coastal area. Journal of Biogeography, 00, 1–9.
2023.10.3
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Katayama M, Fukuda T, Kato N, Nagamine T, Nakaya Y, Nakajima N, et al. (2023) Cultured fibroblasts of the Okinawa rail present delayed innate immune response compared to that of chicken. PLoS ONE 18(8): e0290436.
2023.10.2
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Takeuchi, Y., Borjigin, H., Niiyama, K., Sato, T., Fukaya, K., Okuda, T., Hayashi M., Omar H., Norizan, A. M. (2023) UAV-based height measurement and height-diameter model integrating taxonomic effects: exploring vertical structure of aboveground biomass and species diversity in a Malaysian tropical forest. Environmental Research: Ecology. DOI 10.1088/2752-664X/acf9a9
2023.10.2
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許嘉軒、久保雄広、康傑鋒,(2023),將大自然的感官體驗帶進博物館—奄美大島世界自然遺產保育中心。臺灣博物季刊 42(2):22-29
2023.10.2
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Endo, T., Hirata, S., Hayama, Y. et al. (2023) Landscape elements affecting the ingestion of oral vaccine against classical swine fever in wild boar. Eur J Wildl Res 69, 102.
2023.9.26
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Gonzalez, A., Vihervaara, P., Balvanera, P. et al. (2023) A global biodiversity observing system to unite monitoring and guide action. nature ecology & evolution, DOI: 10.1038/s41559-023-02171-0
2023.9.26
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Okamoto R, Ide R, Oguma H. (2023) Automatically drawing vegetation classification maps using digital time-lapse cameras in alpine ecosystems, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, DOI: 10.1002/rse2.364
2023.9.25
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Yoshida K, Hata K, Kawakami K, Hiradate S , Osawa T, Kachi N. (2023) Predicting ecosystem changes by a new model of ecosystem evolution , Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-42529-9
2023.9.22
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Aoki, S., Ishihama F., Fukasawa K. (2023) Robustness of genetic diversity measures under spatial sampling and a new frequency-independent measure. PeerJ, 11:e16027. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.16027
2023.9.22
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Suzuki, A., Nakajima, N., Sakamoto, Y. (2023) Draft genome sequences of Pantoea sp. strains QMID1-QMID4 isolated from the midgut of Japanese honey bee (Apis cerana japonica). Microbiology Resource Announcements, 12(9), e00010-23 .
2023.8.24
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Matsuzaki SS, Kohzu A, Watanabe M, Kondo IN, Tatsuta A (2023) Use of legacy nitrogen as a resource: unfertilized lotus fields contribute to water quality improvement and biodiversity conservation. Nature-based solutions. DOI: 10.1016/j.nbsj.2023.100080
2023.8.24
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Sawada A.(2023) A breeding record of Malayan Night Heron Gorsachius melanolophus on Hateruma Island. Ornithological Science, 22(2), 169-174.
2023.8.24
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Sawada A, Tatematsu K, Kawano T, Takagi M. (2023) First Direct Evidence of Inter-Island Dispersal of Ryukyu Scops Owl Otus elegans, Ornithological Science, 22(2), 191-194.
2023.8.24
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Shoji Y, Tsuge T, Kubo T, Imamura K, Kuriyama K. (2023) "Examining Preferences for Forest Ecosystem Services using Partial Profile Choice Experiments", Journal of Forest Economics, 38, 3, 235-263.
2023.8.24
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Sueyoshi M., Tojo K., Ishiyama N., Nakamura F. (2023) Population stability and asymmetric migration of caddisfly populations, Stenopsyche marmorata (Stenopsychidae), in a forest?agriculture landscape. Aquatic Sciences 85, 98
2023.8.24
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Taniguchi, T., Isobe, K., Imada, S., Eltayeb, M.M., Akaji, Y., Nakayama, M., Allen, M.F., Aronson, E.L. (2023) Root endophytic bacterial and fungal communities in a natural hot desert are differentially regulated in dry and wet seasons by stochastic processes and functional traits. Science of the Total Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.165524
2023.8.24
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Yoshida, M.A., Mabuchi, K. (2023) Using a drifting GPS-Argos satellite buoy as a method for detecting acoustic-tagged fish offshore in an ancient lake. Animal Biotelemetry, 11, 30.
2023.7.13
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Nava V, Aherne J, Alfonso B M, Antao-Geraldes M A, Attermeyer K, Bao R, Bartrons M, Berger A S, Biernaczyk M, Bissen R, Brookes J, Brown D, Canedo-Arguelles M, Canle M, Capelli C, Carballeira R, Cereijo L J, Chandra S, Chawchai S, Christensen T S, Christoffersen S K, Eyto E, Delgado J, Dornan N T, Doubek P J, Dusaucy J, Erina O, Ersoy Z, Feuchtmayr H, Frezzotti L M, Galafassi S, Gateuille D, Goncalves V, Grossart P H, Hamilton P D, Harris T, Kangur K, Kank?l?c B G, Kessler R, Kiel C, Krynak M E, Leiva-Presa A, Lepori F, Matias G M, Matsuzaki S S, McElarney Y, Messyasz B, Mitchell M, Mlambo C M, Motitsoe N S, Nandini S, Owens C, Ozkundakci D, Pinnow S, Pociecha A, Raposeiro P, Room I E, Rotta F, Sartirana D, Salmaso N, Sarma SSS, Scordo F, Sibomana C , Siewert D, Stepanowska K, Tav?ano?lu N U, Tereshina M, Thompson J, Tolotti M, Valois A, Verburg P, Welsh B, Wesolek B, Weyhenmeyer A G, Wu N, Zawisza E, Zink L, Leoni B. (2023) Plastic debris in lakes and reservoirs. Nature, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-023-06168-4
2023.7.11
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Katayama M, Onuma M, Kato N, Nakajima N, Fukuda T. (2023) Organoids containing neural-like cells derived from chicken iPSCs respond to poly:IC through the RLR family. PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0285356
2023.7.10
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2023.7.3
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Chan, Y.K.S., Affendi, Y.A., Ang, P., Baria-Rodriguez, M.V., Chen, A., Chui, A., Giyanto , Glue, M., Huang, H., Kuo, C.-Y., Kim, S.W., Lam, V., Lane, D., Lian, J.S., Lin, S., Lunn, Z., Nanola, C., Nguyen, L., Park, H.S., Sudharsono , Sutthacheep, M., Vo, S.T., Vibol, O., Waheed, Z., Yamano, H., Yeemin, T., Yong, E., Kimura, T., Tun, K., Chou, L.M., Huang, D. (2023) Decadal stability in coral cover could mask hidden changes on reefs in the East Asian Seas. Communications Biology, 6, 630.
2023.7.3
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Mori, A.S., Suzuki, K.F,, Hori, M., Kadoya, T., Okano, K., Uraguchi , A., Muraoka, H., Sato, T., Shibata, H., Suzuki-Ohno, Y., Koba, K., Toda, M., Nakano, S., Kondoh, M., Kitajima, K., Nakamura, M. (2023) Sustainability challenges, opportunities, and solutions for long-term ecosystem observations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 378: 20220192.
2023.7.3
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Nakaji T, Makita N, Katayama A, Oguma H. (2023) Belowground spectroscopy ? Novel spectral approach for estimation of vertical and species-specific distributions of forest soil characteristics and heterotrophic respiration. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109563
2023.6.27
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Suzuki, A., Kamakura, M., Shiramata, T., Nakaoka, S., Sakamoto, Y. (2023) Comparison of RNA-Seq analysis data between tracheal mite-infested and uninfested Japanese honey bees (Apis cerana japonica). BMC Research Notes, 16, 122.
2023.6.27
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Mameno K., Kubo T (2022) Socio-economic drivers of irrigated paddy land abandonment and agro-ecosystem degradation: Evidence from Japanese agricultural census data. PLOS ONE 17(4): e0266997.
2023.6.27
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Ogawa, Y., Fukasawa, K., Yoshioka, A., Kumada, N., Takenaka, A., Ito, T. (2023). Quiz-style online training tool helps to learn birdsong identification and support citizen science. PeerJ, 11:e15387.
2023.6.22
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Yamamoto, K., Matsuzaki, R., Mahakham, W., Heman, W., Sekimoto, H., Kawachi, M. Minakuchi, Y., Toyoda, A., Nozaki, H. (2023) Expanded male sex-determining region conserved during the evolution of homothallism in the green alga Volvox. iScience, DOI:10.1016/j.isci.2023.106893
2023.6.14
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Doi, H., Matsuoka, S., Matsuzaki, S.-i., Nagano, M., Sato, H., Yamanaka, H., Matsuhashi, S., Yamamoto, S., Minamoto, T., Araki, H., Ikeda, K., Kato, A., Kumei, K., Maki, N., Mitsuzuka, T., Takahara, T., Toki, K., Ueda, N., Watanabe, T., Yamazoe, K., Miya, M. (2023) Species traits and ecosystem characteristics affect species detection by eDNA metabarcoding in lake fish communities. Freshwater Biology, DOI: 10.1111/fwb.14107
2023.6.13
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Akaji Y., Inoue T. (2023) Effect of soil temperature on the morphological and physiological traits of Kandelia obovata seedlings. Plant Ecology, DOI:10.1007/s11258-023-01325-1
2023.6.13
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Ao H., Torimaru T., Akaji Y., Akada S., Matsuda Y., Kisanuki H. (2023) Free-proline and total flavonoid responses in leaves of Fagus crenata current-year seedlings to short-term soil drought stress. Sylwan, 167 (1):26-36.
2023.6.12
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2023.5.31
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Suzuki, T., Ikegami, M., Goka, K., Sakamoto, Y. (2023) Insecticide residues, associated with apple orchard treatments, in the mason bee, Osmia cornifrons, and their nests. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. doi.org/10.1002/etc.5635
2023.5.31
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Fukushima M, Rand P S. (2023) Individual variation in spawning migration timing in a salmonid fish?Exploring roles of environmental and social cues. Ecology and Evolution DOI:10.1002/ece3.10101.
2023.5.31
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Higashikawa W., Sueyoshi M., Mori T., Yonekura R., Nakamura K. (2023) The Satogawa Index: A landscape-based indicator for freshwater biodiversity in Japan. Ecological indicators 152:110350
2023.5.31
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Hinsley, A., Willis, J., Dent, A.R., Oyanedel, R., Kubo, T., Challender, D.W.S. (2023) Trading species to extinction: evidence of extinction linked to the wildlife trade. Cambridge Prisms: Extinction. DOI:10.1017/ext.2023.7
2023.5.30
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2023.5.10
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Diway B, Yiing L C , Wasli M E, Takeuchi Y. (2023) Forest structure and recovery in selectively logged forests in Sarawak, Malaysia. Tropics, 32(1): 1-14
2023.5.10
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Matsuba. M, Tsujimoto A., Tsuchiya M., Tanaka Y., Nomaki H. (2023) Effectiveness of hierarchical Bayesian models for citizen science data with missing values: A case study on the factors influencing beach litter in Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Marine Pollution Bulletin 191, 114948.
2023.5.9
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2023.4.18
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Nishihara S, Shiga T, Nishihiro J. (2023) The discovery of a new locality for Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Droseraceae), a critically endangered free-floating plant in Japan, Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, DOI: 10.1016/j.japb.2023.03.013.
2023.4.18
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Shinohara R, Matsuzaki SS, Watanabe M, Nakagawa M, Yoshida H, Kohzu A. (2023) Heat waves can cause hypoxia in shallow lakes. Geophysical Research Letters, 50, e2023GL102967.
2023.4.18
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Yoshikawa, T., Koide, D., Yokomizo, H. Kim, J., Kadoya, T. (2023) Assessing ecosystem vulnerability under severe uncertainty of global climate change. Scientifc Reports, 13, 5932.
2023.4.11
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Kohzu A, Matsuzaki SS, Komuro S, Komatsu K, Takamura N, Nakagawa M, Imai A, Fukushima T. (2023) Identifying the true drivers of abrupt changes in ecosystem state with a focus on time lags: Extreme precipitation can determine water quality in shallow lakes. Science of the Total Environment , DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.163097
2023.4.3
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2023.3.16
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Tanabe, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Yoshida, M. Kai., A. Okazaki, Y. (2023) Characterization of a bloom-associated alphaproteobacterial lineage, ‘Candidatus Phycosocius’: insights into freshwater algal-bacterial interactions. ISME Communications. 3, 20.
2023.3.13
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Kubo, T., Yokoo, H. -F., Verissimo, D. (2023) Conservation fundraising:Evidence from social media and traditional mailfield experiments.Conservation Letters, e12931.
2023.3.9
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Bouchet V.M.P. , Seuront L., Tsujimoto A., Richirt J., Frontalini F., Tsuchiya M., Matsuba M., Nomaki H. (2023) Foraminifera and plastic pollution: Knowledge gaps and research opportunities. Environmental Pollution, 324(1), 121365.
2023.3.9
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Yoshioka A, Mitamura T, Matsuki N, Shimizu A, Ouchi H, Oguma H, Jo J, Fukasawa K, Kumada N, Jingu S, Tabuchi K. (2023) Camera-trapping estimates of the relative population density of Sympetrum dragonflies: application to multihabitat users in agricultural landscapes. PeerJ 11:e14881
2023.2.14
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Nakadai, R. (2023) Macroecological processes drive spiritual ecosystem services obtained from giant trees. Nature Plants, DOI: 10.1038/s41477-022-01337-1
2023.2.10
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Andoh K, Hidano A, Sakamoto Y, Sawai K, Arai N, Suda Y, Mine J, Oka T. (2023) Current research and future directions for realizing the ideal One-Health approach: A summary of key-informant interviews in Japan and a literature review. One Health, doi: 10.1016/j.onehlt.2022.100468.
2023.2.9
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Diway B, Yiing L C , Takeuchi Y, Wasli M E. (2023) Establishment of permanent sample plot network for monitoring the structure and growth of logged-over forests in Sarawak, Malaysia. THE MALAYSIAN FORESTER, VOLUME 86, NO. 1, 200 ? 209.
2023.2.9
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Rogers T, Munch S, Matsuzaki SS, Symons C (2023) Intermittent instability is widespread in plankton communities. Ecology LettersRogers, DOI: 10.1111/ele.14168
2023.2.9
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Spillias S, Kelly R, Cottrell RS, O’Brien KR, Im RY, Lei C., Leung R.W.S, Matsuba M., Reis J. A.,Sato Y., Sempert K., McDonald-Madden E. (2023) The empirical evidence for the social-ecological impacts of seaweed farming. PLOS Sustainability and Transformation 2(2): e0000042.
2023.2.9
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Sugai Y, Natori N, Tsuchiya K, Nakagawa M, Honda M C, Shimode S, Toda T. (2023) Ingestion rate estimated from food concentration and predatory role of copepod nauplii in the microbial food web of temperate embayment waters, Journal of Plankton Research, fbad002, DOI: 10.1093/plankt/fbad002
2023.2.9
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Takeuchi Y, Diway B. (2023) Linkin genetic factors to toropical forest conservation manegement: A case study of Shorea Laxa. THE MALAYSIAN FORESTER, VOLUME 86, NO. 1,63 ? 72.
2023.1.26
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Kataoka, T., Sugimoto, R., Kaneda, A., Yamaguchi, H., Rihei, T., Yamashita, S. (2023). Seasonal variation in the community distribution of protists off Wakasa Bay, Southern Sea of Japan. Continental Shelf Research, 253, 104898.
2023.1.26
List of research papers has been updated.
Kato, S., Misumi, O., Maruyama, S., Nozaki, H., Tsujimoto-inui, Y., Takusagawa, M., Suzuki, S., Kuwata, K., Noda, S., Ito, N., Okabe, Y., Sakamoto, T., Yagisawa, F., Matsunaga, T. M., Matsubayashi, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T., Matsunaga, S. (2023) Genomic analysis of an ultrasmall freshwater green alga, Medakamo hakoo. Communications Biology, 6, 89.
2023.1.26
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Nozaki, H., Mori, F., Tanaka, Y., Matsuzaki, R., Yamashita, S., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M. (2023) Cryopreservation of two species of the multicellular volvocine green algal genus Astrephomene. BMC Microbiolgy, 23, 16.
2023.1.26
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Seko, Y., Ikegami, M., Yokoi, T., Ikemoto, M., Goka, K., Sakamoto, Y. (2023) Acute toxicity data of common agricultural insecticides to Japanese wild bees. Data in Brief, 46, 108901. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2023.108901
2023.1.16
List of research papers has been updated.
Shin, N., Saitoh, T. M.,Takeuchi, Y., Miura, T., Aiba, M., Kurokawa, H.,Onoda, Y., Ichii, K., Nasahara, K. N., Suzuki, R.,Nakashizuka, T., Muraoka, H. (2023) Review:Monitoring of land cover changes and plantphenology by remote-sensing in East Asia.Ecological Research,38(1), 111?133.
2022.1.16
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Toyama, H., Tagane, S.,Aiba, S., Ugawa, S., Suzuki, E., Yamazaki, K., Fuse,K., Takashima, A., Kadoya, T., Takeuchi, Y.(2023) High plant diversity and characteristicplant community structure in broad-leavedevergreen forests on Amami-Oshima andTokunoshima Islands, Japan's newest naturalWorld Heritage Site.Ecological Research,1?17.
2022.12.27
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Sawada A., Iwasaki T, Akatani K., Takagi M. (2022) Mate choice for body size leads to size assortative mating in the Ryukyu Scops Owl Otus elegans. Ecology and Evolution, DOI:10.1002/ece3.9578
2022.12.27
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Nyman, T., Wutke, S., Koivisto, E., Klemola, T., Shaw, M. R., Andersson, T., Haraldseide H., Hagen, S. B., Nakadai R., Ruohomaki, K. (2022) A curated DNA barcode reference library for parasitoids of northern European cyclically outbreaking geometrid moths. Ecology and Evolution, 12(11), e9525.
2022.12.27
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Shinohara, N., Nakadai,R., Suzuki, Y., Terui, A. (2022) Spatiotemporaldimensions of community assembly.PopulationEcology, DOI:10.1002/1438-390X.
2022.12.23
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Saji, S., Saji, H., Sage-Ono, K., Nakajima, N., Aono, M. (2022)? Phytocyanin-encoding genes confer enhanced ozone tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-25706-0
2022.12.14
A co-authored paper by Dr. Keiichi Fukaya, a senior researcher at the Biodiversity Assessment and Projection Section, was selected as Best Paper, The NeurIPS 2022 workshop Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning.
2022.12.14
List of research papers has been updated.
Takahata K., Suetsugu H., Fukaya K., Shirota S. (2022) Bayesian state-space SCM for deforestation baseline estimation for forest carbon credit. NeurIPS 2022 Workshop on Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning.
2022.12.14
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Mameno K, Kubo T, Ujiie K, Shoji Y. (2022) Flagship species and certification types affect consumer preferences for wildlife-friendly rice labels. Ecological Economics, 204, 107691.
2022.12.13
List of research papers has been updated.
Amagai, Y., Oguma, H., Ishihama, F.(2022) Predicted scarcity of suitable habitat for alpine plant communities in northern Japan under climate change. Applied Vegetation Science, 25, e12694. DOI: 10.1111/avsc.126
2022.12.8
List of research papers has been updated.
Sakamoto, Y., Koh, S.K., Yago, M. (2022) Genetic variation and Wolbachia infection status of the lycaenid butterfly Zizina emelina (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) from Korean populations. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 25, 101975. DOI: 10.1016/j.aspen.2022.101975
2022.12.8
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Tsujimoto D*., Ando H* (*Co-first author)., Suzuki H., Horikoshi K, Nakajima N., Suyama Y., Matsuo A., Fujii C., Isagi Y. (2022) Has long-distance flight ability been maintained by pigeons in highly insular habitats?. Journal of Biogepgraphy, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14529
2022.11.28
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Matsuzaki SS, Kohzu A, Tsuchiya K, Shinohara R, Nakagawa M, Fukumori K, Yamaguchi H, Kondo NI, Kadoya T. (2022) Water-level drawdowns can improve surface water quality and alleviate bottom hypoxia in shallow, eutrophic water bodies. Freshwater Biology, DOI:10.1111/fwb.14020
2022.11.28
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Nuraliev, S.M., Toyama, H., Hu, C., Luo, S., Lyskov, F.D., Kuznetsov, N.A., Kuznetsova, P.S., Quang, H.B., Binh, D.T. Hoan, T.D. (2022) Three new national records from Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve, Vietnam: Euphorbia bokorensis, Glochidion geoffrayi and Lysimachia nutantiflora. Phytotaxa, 574 (1), 073?082.
2022.11.25
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O'Brien DA, Gal G, Thackeray SJ, Matsuzaki SS, Clements CF (2022) Planktonic functional diversity changes in synchrony with lake ecosystem state. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.16485
2022.11.18
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Kitano M., Smallwood K., Fukaya K. (2022) Bird carcass detection from integrated trials at multiple wind farms. Journal of Wildlife Management. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.22326
2022.11.18
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Thomas-Walters L, Morkel B, KUBO T, Sas Rolfes M, Smith J R, Verissimo D. (2022) Understanding the market drivers behind the reduced demand for ivory products in Japan. Conservation & Society, DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_155_21


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'Japan’s ivory market is no longer a threat to elephant populations ? here’s?why' featured on academic website The Conversation. LINK: The Conversation
2022.10.25
Establishment of Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from endangered avian species; Okinawa rail, Japanese ptarmigan, Blakiston’s fish owl, and Japanse golden eagle.
2022.10.25
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Katayama, M., Fukuda, T., Kaneko, T., Nakagawa, Y., Tajima, A., Naito, M., Ohmaki, H., Endo, D., Asano, M., Nagamine, T., Nakaya, Y., Saito, K., Watanabe, Y., Tani, T., Inoue, M M., Nakajima, N., Onuma, M. (2022) Induced pluripotent stem cells of endangered avian species. Communications Biology, 5, 1049.
2022.10.17
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Suzuki K., Matsuzaki S. S., Masuya H. (2022) Decomposing predictability to identify dominant causal drivers in complex ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2204405119
2022.10.13
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Sakamoto, H., Goka K. (2022) Efficiency of ant-control agents in colony-level oral toxicity tests using Tetramorium tsushimae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for post-establishment control of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology, DOI: 10.1007/s13355-022-00800-x
2022.10.13
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Shimozuru, M., Jimbo, M., Adachi, K., Kawamura, K., Shirane, Y., Umemura, Y., Ishinazaka, T., Nakanishi, M., Kiyonari, M., Yamanaka, M., Amagai, Y., Ijuin, A., Sakiyama, T., Kasai, S., Nose, T., Shirayanagi, M., Tsuruga, H., Mano, T., Tsubota, T. Fukasawa, K., Uno, H. (2022). Estimation of breeding population size using DNA-based pedigree reconstruction in brown bears. Ecology and Evolution, 12, e9246.
2022.10.13
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Yoshida M.A.,Nishida K.,Mabuchi K. (2022) The first record of spawning-season homing of gin-buna crucian carp Carassius sp. to a lakeside biotope connected to Lake Biwa confirmed via acoustic telemetry and egg surveys. Ichthyological Research, 70. DOI:10.1007/s10228-022-00893-y
2022.9.29
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Inoue T, Akaji Y, Baba S, Noguchi K. (2022) Temperature dependence of O2 respiration in mangrove leaves and roots: implications for seedling dispersal phenology. New Phytologist, DOI: 10.1111/nph.18513
2022.9.29
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Tolod, J.R., Negishi, J.N., Ishiyama, N., Alam, M.K., Rahman, M.A.T.M., Pongsivapai, P., Gao, Y., Sueyoshi, M., Nakamura, F. (2022) Catchment geology preconditions spatio-temporal heterogeneity of ecosystem functioning in forested headwater streams. Hydrobiologia. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-022-04992-9
2022.9.15
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Toyama H., Totsu K., Tagane S., Aiba S., Ugawa S., Suzuki E., Yamazaki K., Fuse K., Takashima A., Toyama N., Kadoya T., Takeuchi Y. (2022) A dataset for vascular plant diversity monitoring for the natural World Heritage site on Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, and the northern Okinawa Island. Ecological Research, 37(5), 676?682.
2022.9.2
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Kasada, M., Nakashima,Y., Fukasawa, K., Yajima, G., Yokomizo, H., Miyashita, T. (2022) State-space model combininglocal camera data and regional administration datareveals population dynamics of wild boar. Population Ecology, DOI:10.1002/1438-390X.12138KASADAET AL.13
2022.8.26
Chang, K. H., Nagata, T., Ha, J. Y., Takahashi, H., Matsuzaki, S. S., Sakuma, M., Sakamoto, M. (2022) Takayuki Hanazato (1957?2021) in memoriam. Limnology, 23:403-413.
2022.8.17
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Garcia Molinos, J., Nobuo, I., Sueyoshi, M., Nakamura, F. (2022) Timescale mediates the effects of environmental controls on water temperature in mid- to low-order streams. Scientific Reports, 12. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-16318-9
2022.8.17
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Nagayama, S., Sueyoshi, M., Fujii, R., Harada, M. (2022) Basin-scale spatiotemporal distribution of ayu Plecoglossus altivelis and its relationship with water temperature from summer growth to autumn spawning periods. Landscape and Ecological Engineering. DOI: 10.1007/s11355-022-00509-7
2022.8.8
Inoue T, Akaji Y, Kohzu A, K Hinokidani, H Adachi, M Kezuka, S Baba. (2022) Relationship between plant growth and soil chemical properties in a mangrove afforestation stand, Kiribati. Plant and Soil, DOI:10.1007/s11104-022-05545-8.
2022.7.12
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Ando, H., Ikeno, S., Narita, A., Komura, T., Takada, A., Isagi, Y., Oguma, H., Inoue, T., Takenaka, A. (2022). Temporal and interspecific dietary variation in wintering ducks in agricultural landscapes. Molecular Ecology, 00, 1?13.
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.
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., Sanbu M., Kanai M., Yamano H. (2022) Gaps in knowledge about distribution, utilization, and management of Sargassaceae (Fucales, Phaeophyta) in Okinawa Island, southern Japan. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 53, 102431.
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.
2022.4.20
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Saito R., Kumada, R., Inami, K., Kanda, K., Kabeya, M., Tamaoki, M., Nemoto, Y. (2022) Monitoring of radioactive cesium in wild boars captured inside the difficult-to-return zone in Fukushima Prefecture over a five-year period. Scientific Reports, 12, 5667.
2022.4.20
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Mameno K., Kubo T (2022) Socio-economic drivers of irrigated paddy land abandonment and agro-ecosystem degradation: Evidence from Japanese agricultural census data. PLOS ONE 17(4): e0266997.
2022.4.11
Awards Received.
Dr. Keiichi Fukaya, a senior researcher at the Biodiversity Assessment and Projection Section, received The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (The Young Scientists’ Award).
2022.4.11
The paper is highlighted in Nature Climate Change.
Mameno K., Kubo K., Oguma H., Amagai Y., Shoji Y. (2022) Decline in the alpine landscape aesthetic value in a national park under climate change. Climatic Change, 170, 35
2022.4.11
List of research papers has been updated.
Mameno K., Kubo T., Suzuki T., Tsuge T., Shoji Y. (2022) Sanitation is the greatest concern in outdoor cat management but ecological message frames promote biodiversity conservation in Japan. Environmental Conservation page 1 of 8, DOI:10.1017/S0376892922000108
2022.3.31
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Akaji Y., Inoue T., Taniguchi T., Baba S. (2022) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities of a mangrove forest along a salinity gradient on Iriomote Island. Plant and Soil, 472:145-159
2022.3.31
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Taniguchi T., Akaji Y., Yamato M., Kusakabe R., Goomaral A., Undarmaa J., Yamanaka N. (2022) Dominance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi is key for Mongolian steppe management under livestock grazing, as indicated by ecosystem multifunctionality. Ecological Indicators, 136:108686
2022.3.31
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Toyama H., Tagane S., Dang VS., Chhang P., Nagamasu H., Yahara T. (2022) Taxonomic Re-evaluation of Garcinia bonii Pit. (Clusiaceae). Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica, 73(1):73-76
2022.3.23
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Sugimoto N., Fukasawa K., Asahara A., Kasada M., Matsuba M., Miyashita T. (2022) Positive and negative effects of land abandonment on butterfly communities revealed by a hierarchical sampling design across climatic regions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289, 1971
2022.3.9
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Chang C.W., Miki T., Ye H., Souissi S., Adrian R., Anneville O., Agasild H., Ban S., Shlevin Y.B., Chiang Y.R., Feuchtmayr H., Gal G., Ichise S., Kagami M., Kumagai M., Liu X., Matsuzaki S.I., Manca M., Noges P., Piscia R., Rogora M., Shiah F.K., Thackeray S., Widdicombe C., Wu J.T., Zohary T., Hsieh C.H. (2022) Causal networks of phytoplankton diversity and biomass are modulated by environmental context. Nature Communications. 13, 1140.
2022.3.1
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Akasaka M., Kubo T., Soga M. (2022) How well does online information-seeking behavior indicate public conservation orientation? Taxonomy and personal characteristics matter. Journal for Nature Conservation, 66, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-022-03322-1
2022.3.1
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Diway B., Yasui Y., Innan H., Takeuchi Y. (2022) New locality and bud growth of the world biggest flower, Rafflesia tuan-mudae, in Naha Jaley, Sarawak, Malaysia. Tropics, 30, 4, 71-82.
2022.3.1
List of research papers has been updated.
Mameno K., Kubo T., Oguma H., Amagai Y., Shoji Y. (2022) Decline in the alpine landscape aesthetic value in a national park under climate change. Climatic Change, 170, 35.
2022.3.1
List of research papers has been updated.
Saito R, Kondo N.I., Nemoto Y., Kumada R., Nakajima N., Tamaoki M. (2022) Genetic Population Structure of Wild Boars (Sus scrofa) in Fukushima Prefecture. Animals 2022, 12, 491.
2022.3.1
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Miyashita, T., Matsui, F., Deto, H., Imai, T. and Kondo, N.I. (2021), Fine-scale population fragmentation of a grassland butterfly Plebejus argyrognomon inhabiting agricultural field margin and riverbank in rural landscapes. Entomological Science, 24: 382-390.
2022.1.26
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Abe H., Mitsui S., Yamano H. (2022) Conservation of the coral community and local stakeholders’ perceptions of climate change impacts: Examples and gap analysis in three Japanese national parks. Ocean and Coastal Management, 218, 106042.
2022.1.26
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Suzuki S., Matsuzaki R., Yamaguchi H., Kawachi M. (2022) What happened before losses of photosynthesis in cryptophyte algae?. Molecular Biology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msac001.
2022.1.26
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Takeuchi Y., Ohtsuki H., Innan H. (2022) Non‐zero‐sum neutrality test for the tropical rain forest community using long‐term between‐census data. Ecology and Evolution, DOI : 10.1002/ece3.8462.
2021.1.18
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Sakamoto Y., Yoshiyama M., Maeda T., Goka K. (2022) Effects of neonicotinoids on honey bee autogrooming behavior against the tracheal mite Acarapis woodi. Ecotoxicology, DOI:10.1007/s10646-021-02503-5.
2021.12.9
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Koide D., Yoshikawa T., Ishihama F., Kadoya T. (2021) Complex range shifts among forest functional types under the contemporary warming. Global Change Biology, doi:10.1111/gcb.16001.
2021.12.8
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Nagahama A., Tagane S., Zhang M., Ngoc N.V., Binh H.T., Cuong T.Q., Nagamasu H., Toyama H., Tsuchiya K., Yahara T. (2021) Claoxylon langbiangense (Euphorbiaceae), a New Species from Southern Vietnam. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 72 (3): 275?280.
2021.12.8
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Ngoc N.V., Binh H.T., Nagahama A., Tagane S., Toyama H., Matsuo A., Suyama Y., Yahara T. (2021) Morphological and molecular evidence reveals three new species of Lithocarpus (Fagaceae) from Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park, Vietnam. PhytoKeys 186: 73?92.
2021.12.3
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Maasri A., Jahnig S.C., Adamescu M.C., Adrian R., Baigun C., Baird D.J., et al. (2021) A global agenda for advancing freshwater biodiversity research. Ecology Letters, doi: 10.1111/ele.13931.
2021.11.30
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Terui A., Kim S., Christine LD., Kadoya T., Miyazaki Y. (2021) Emergent dual scaling of riverine biodiversity. PNAS, 118, 47, e2105574118
2021.11.17
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Yamasaki k.,Tabuchi K., Takahashi A., Osawa T., Yoshioka A,Ishigooka Y., Sudo S.,Takada B.M.(2021) Intraspecific variations in life history traits of two pecky rice bug species from Japan: Mapping emergence dates and number of annual generations. Ecology & Evolution, doi:10.1002/ece3.8329
2021.11.17
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Inoue T., Akaji Y., Noguchi K. (2021) Distinct responses of growth and respiration to growth temperatures in two mangrove species. Annals of Botany,doi:10.1093/aob/mcab117
2021.11.17
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Inoue T, Yamada Y, Noguchi K (2021) Growth temperature affects O2 consumption rates and plasticity of respiratory flux to support shoot growth at various growth temperature. Plant, Cell & Environment, doi:10.1111/pce.14217
2021.11.1
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Hirose Y., Ohtsubo Y., Misawa N., Yonekawa C., Nagao N., Shimura Y., Fujisawa T., Kanesaki Y, Katoh H., Katayama M., Yamaguchi H, Yoshikawa H., Ikeuchi M, Eki T., Nakamura Y., Kawachi M. (2021) Genome sequencing of the NIES Cyanobacteria collection with a focus on the heterocyst-forming clade, DNA Research, doi:10.1093/dsab024.
2021.10.26
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Edouard L., Kume M., Ahn H., Henmi Y., Terashima Y., Ye F., Kameyama S., Kai Y., Kadowaki K., Kobayashi S., Yamashita Y., Kasai A.(2021) Effects of forest cover on richness of threatened fish species in Japan. Conservation Biology, doi: 10.1111/cobi.13849.
2021.10.26
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Isada T., Abe H., Kasai H., Nakaoka M. (2021) Dynamics of nutrients and colored dissolved organic matter absorption in a wetland-influenced subarctic coastal region of northeastern Japan: Contributions from mariculture and eelgrass meadows. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 1452
2021.10.13
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Sharma S, Richardson DC, Woolway RI, Imrit MA, Bouffard D, Blagrave K, Daly J, Filazzola A, Granin N, Korhonen J, Magnuson J, Marszelewski W, Matsuzaki SS, Perry W, Robertson D, Rudstam L, Weyhenmeyer GA, Yao H. (2021) Loss of ice cover, shifting phenology, and more extreme events in Northern Hemisphere lakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126, e2021JG006348.
2021.10.13
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Fukaya K., Kondo N. I., Matsuzaki S. S., Kadoya T. (2021) Multispecies site occupancy modeling and study design for spatially replicated environmental DNA metabarcoding. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.13732
2021.10.5
Research staff has been updated.
2021.10.4
List of research papers has been updated.
Kumano N., Tamura M., Inoue T., Yokoki H. (2021) Estimating the cost of coastal adaptation using mangrove forest against sea level rise. Coastal Engineering Journal, 63, 263-274
2021.10.4
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Fujimoto K., Ono K., Watanabe S., Taniguchi S., Inoue T., Kanayama K., Ogawa T. (2021) Estimation of probable annual fine-root production and missing dead roots associated with the ingrowth core method: attempt with major mangrove species on Iriomote Island, southwestern Japan, locates in the subtropics. Mangrove Science, 12, 11-24
2021.9.17
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Takahashi S., Namioka Y., Rafid Azis H., Sano T., Aono M., Koshiyama M., Fujisawa H., Isoda H. (2021) Prohydrojasmon Promotes the Accumulation of Phenolic Compounds in Red-Leaf Lettuce. Plants, 10(9), 1920
2021.9.7
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Nishizawa F., Kubo T., Koyama A., Akasaka M. (2021) Disconnection between conservation awareness and outcome: Identifying a bottleneck on non-native species introduction via footwear. Journal of Environmental Mamagement, 298, 113439
2020.9.3
List of research papers has been updated.
Sakuma A., Abe H., Yamano H. (2021) Short-term sediment plume event in the coral reef area of a small island captured by the Planet Dove satellite constellation. Remote Sensing Letters, 12, 1038-1048
2020.8.30
List of research papers has been updated.
Abe H. (2021) Climate warming promotes Pacific oyster (Magallana gigas) production in a subarctic lagoon and bay, Japan: Projection of future trends using a three dimensional physical-ecosystem coupled model. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 47, 101968.
2020.8.27
A website of Predicting and Assessing Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services through an Integrated Social-Ecological Systems Approach (PANCES) has been launched.
2021.8.11
Press release The climatic environment to sustain permafrost in Daisetsu Mountains, Hokkaido in Japan, is projected to decrease significantly in the future
2020.8.11
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Yokohata T., Iwahana G., Sone T., Saito K., Ishizaki N. N., Kubo T., Oguma H., Uchida M. (2021) Projections of surface air temperature required to sustain permafrost and importance of adaptation to climate change in the Daisetsu Mountains, Japan. Scientific Reports, 11, 15518
2021.7.27
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Takenaka A., Oguma H., Amagai Y., Ishihama F. (2021) SecSel, a new software tool for conservation prioritization that is applicable to ordinal-scale data for multiple biodiversity features. PLOS ONE, 16, e0247737
2021.7.27
List of research papers has been updated.
Kim H., Shoji Y., Tsuge T., Kubo T., Nakamura F. (2021) Relational values help explain green infrastructure preferences: The case of managing crane habitat in Hokkaido, Japan. People and Nature
2021.7.27
List of research papers has been updated.
Takinami H., Ishiyama N., Hino T., Kubo T., Tomita K., Tsujino M., Nakamura F. (2021) Young citizen sensors for managing large carnivores: Lessons from 40?years of monitoring a brown bear population. Conservation Science and Practice, e484
2021.7.16
Leaflet about Biodiversity Division has been posted.
2021.7.16
April 2021 marked the beginning of fifth five-year plan of NIES. Website has been updated to reflect this.
2021.7.13
List of research papers has been updated.
Fisher J., Yoh N., Kubo T., Rundle D. (2021) Could Nintendo’s Animal Crossing be a tool for conservation messaging? People and Nature
2021.6.30
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Goka K., Yokoyama J., Tominaga A. (2021) Distribution and Genetic Diversity of the Amphibian Chytrid in Japan. Journal of Fungi, 7, 522
2021.6.30
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Sakamoto K., Tomonari M., Ariya U., Nakagiri E., Matsumoto T.K., Akaji Y., Otoda T., Hirobe M., Nachin B. (2021) Effects of large-scale forest fire followed by illegal logging on the regeneration of boreal forests in Mongolia. Landscape and Ecological Engineering, 17, 267-279
2021.6.16
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Makita Y., Suzuki S., Fushimi K., Shimada S., Suehisa A., Hirata M., Kuriyama T., Kurihara Y., Hamasaki H., Okubo-Kurihara E., Yoshitake K., Watanabe T., Sakuta M., Gojobori T., Sakami T., Narikawa R., Yamaguchi H., Kawachi M., Matsui M. (2021) A novel bifunctional photoreceptor, Dualchrome1, isolated from an oceanic green picoplankton. Nature Communications
2021.6.8
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Abe H., Suzuki H., Kitano Y.F., Kumagai N.H., Mitsui S., Yamano H. (2021) Climate-induced species range shift and local adaptation strategies in a temperate marine protected area, Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park, Shikoku Island, western Japan. Ocean & Coastal Management, 210, 105744
2021.6.8
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Abe H., Kumagai N.H., Yamano H., Kuramoto Y. (2021) Coupling high-resolution coral bleaching modeling with management practices to identify areas for conservation in a warming climate: Keramashoto National Park (Okinawa Prefecture, Japan). Science of the Total Environment, 790, 148094
2021.6.3
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Jane S.F., Hansen G.J.A., Kraemer B.M., Leavitt P.R., Mincer J.L., North R.L., Pilla R.M., Stetler J.T., Williamson C.E., Woolway R.I., Arvola L., Chandra S., DeGasperi C.L., Diemer L., Dunalska J., Erina O., Flaim G., Grossart H.P., Hambright K.D., Hein C., Hejzlar J., Janus L.L., Jenny J.P., Jones J.R., Knoll L.B., Leoni B., Mackay E., Matsuzaki S.S., McBride C., Muller-Navarra D.C., Paterson A.M., Pierson D., Rogora M., Rusak J.A., Sadro S., Saulnier-Talbot E., Schmid M., Sommaruga R., Thiery W., Verburg P., Weathers K.C., Weyhenmeyer G.A., Yokota K., Rose K.C. (2021) Widespread deoxygenation of temperate lakes. Nature, 594, 66?70
2021.5.25
The Second World Ocean Assessment (WOA II), which Dr. Yamano has contributed to, has been launched.
2021.5.24
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Okada T., Mito Y., Akiyama Y.B., Tokunaga K., Sugino H., Kubo T., Endo T., Otani S., Yamochi S., Kozuki Y., Kusakabe T. (2021) Green port structures and their ecosystem services in highly urbanized Japanese bays. Coastal Engineering Journal, 1-13
2021.5.20
Genome Database website has been launched.
2021.5.12
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Ando H., Mori Y., Nishihiro M., Mizukoshi K., Akaike M., Kitamura W., J Sato N. (2021) Highly mobile seed predators contribute to interisland seed dispersal within an oceanic archipelago. Oikos
2021.5.12
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Iwasaki Y., Fukaya K., Fuchida S., Matsumoto S., Araoka D., Tokoro C., Yasutaka T. (2021) Projecting future changes in element concentrations of approximately 100 untreated discharges from legacy mines in Japan by a hierarchical log-linear model. Science of The Total Environment, 786, 147500
2021.5.7
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Tsuchiya K., Kohzu A., Kuwahara V.S., Matsuzaki S.S., Denda M., Hirabayashi K. (2021) Different regulation of planktonic and epilithic biofilm bacterial production in the middle reaches of a temperate river. Aquatic Microbial Ecology
2021.5.7
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Feng Z., Agathokleous E., Yue X., Oksanen E., Paoletti E., Sase H., Gandin A., Koike T., Calatayud V., Yuan X., Liu X., De Marco A., Jolivet Y., Kontunen-Soppela S., Hoshika Y., Saji H., Li P., Li Z., Watanabe M., Kobayashi K. (2021) Emerging challenges of ozone impacts on asian plants: actions are needed to protect ecosystem health. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, 7, 1911602
2021.5.7
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Katayama M., Onuma M., Fukuda T. (2021) KAv-1 is Better Suited to Chick Fibroblast Culture than DMEM or 199 Media. The Journal of Poultry Science
2021.5.6
List of research papers has been updated.
Mameno K., Kubo T., Shoji Y. (2021) Price premiums for wildlife-friendly rice: Insights from Japanese retail data. Conservation Science and Practice
2021.4.14
Research staff has been updated.
2021.4.14
List of research papers has been updated.
Sakamoto H., Goka K. (2021) Acute toxicity of typical ant control agents to the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology, 56, 217?224
2021.4.8
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Doubek J.P., Anneville O., Dur G., Lewandowska A.M., Patil V.P., Rusak J.A., Salmaso N., Seltmann C.T., Straile D., Urrutia-Cordero P., Venail P., Adrian R., Alfonso M.B., DeGasperi C.L., de Eyto E., Feuchtmayr H., Gaiser E.E., Girdner S.F., Graham J.L., Grossart H.P., Hejzlar J., Jacquet S., Kirillin G., Llames M.E., Matsuzaki S.S., Nodine E.R., Piccolo C.M., Pierson D.C., Rimmer A., Rudstam L.G., Sadro S., Swain H.M., Thackeray S.J., Thiery W., Verburg P., Zohary T., Stockwell J.D. (2021) The extent and variability of storm-induced temperature changes in lakes measured with long-term and high-frequency data. Limnology and Oceanography
2021.4.8
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Hirata M., Mitsuyuki C., Moritsuka E., Chhang P., Tagane S., Toyama H., Sokh H., Rueangruea S., Suddee S., Suyama Y., Yahara T., Teshima M.K., Tachida H., Kusumi J. (2012) Evaluating the genetic diversity in two tropical leguminous trees, Dalbergia cochinchinensis and D. nigrescens, in lowland forests in Cambodia and Thailand using MIG-seq. Genes & Genetic Systems, 96, 1-13
2021.3.29
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Kim J.Y., Koide D., Ishihama F., Kadoya T., Nishihiro J. (2021) Current site planning of medium to large solar power systems accelerates the loss of the remaining semi-natural and agricultural habitats. Science of the Total Environment, 779, 146475
2021.3.27
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Kawachi M., Nakayama T., Kayama M., Nomura M., Miyashita H., Bojo O., Rhodes L., Sym S., Pienaar R.N., Probert I., Inouye I., Kamikawa R. (2021) Rappemonads are haptophyte phytoplankton. Current Biology
2021.3.26
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Saowakoon S., Saowakoon K., Jutagate A., Hiroki M., Fukushima M., Jutagate T. (2021) Growth and feeding behavior of fishes in organic rice-fish systems with various species combinations. Aquaculture Reports, 20, 100663
2021.3.23
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Kubo T., Verissimo D., Uryu S., Mieno T., MacMillan D. (2021) What determines the success and failure of environmental crowdfunding? Ambio
2021.3.11
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Takeuchi Y., Diway B. (2021) Long pollen dispersal prevents biparental inbreeding depression in seeds in a natural population of the tropical tree Shorea laxa. Forest Ecology and Management, 489, 119063
2021.3.5
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Takeuchi Y., Muraoka H., Yamakita T., Kano Y., Nagai S., Bunthang T., Costello M., Darnaedi D., Diway B., Ganyai T., Grudpan C., Hughes A., Ishii R., Lim P.T., Ma K., Muslim A., Nakano S., Nakaoka M., Nakashizuka T., Onuma M., Park C.H., Pungga S.R., Saito Y., Shakya M., Sulaiman M., Sumi M., Thach P., Trisurat Y., Xu X., Yamano H., Yao T.L., Kim E.S., Vergara S., Yahara T. (2021) The Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network: 10-year achievements and new strategies to 2030, Ecological Research
2021.3.4
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Tuji A., Yamaguchi H., Kataoka T., Sato M., Sano T., Niiyama Y. (2021) Annamia dubia sp. nov. with a description of a new family, Geminocystaceae fam. nov. (Cyanobacteria). Fottea
2021.3.3
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Kasai A., Yamazaki A., Ahn H., Yamanaka H., Kameyama S., Masuda R., Azuma H., Kimura S., Karaki T., Kurokawa Y., Yamashita Y. (2021) Distribution of Japanese eel Anguilla japonica revealed by environmental DNA. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
2021.2.19
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Haubrock P.J., Balzani P., Matsuzaki S.S., Tarkan A.S., Kourantidou M., Haase P. (2021) Spatio-temporal niche plasticity of a freshwater invader as a harbinger of impact variability. Science of the Total Environment
Yoneoka D., Shi S., Nomura S., Tanoue Y., Kawashima T., Eguchi A., Matsuura K., Makiyama K., Uryu S., Ejima K., Sakamoto H., Taniguchi T., Kunishima H., Gilmour S., Nishiura H., Miyata H. (2021) Assessing the regional impact of Japan’s COVID-19 state of emergency declaration: a population-level observational study using social networking services. BMJ Open, 11, e042002
2021.2.15
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Nakajima N., Nishizawa T., Aono M., Tamaoki M., Saji H. (2020) Occurrence of spilled genetically modified oilseed rape growing along a Japanese roadside over 10 years. Weed Biology Management, 20, 139?146
2021.2.3
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Seko Y., Hashimoto K., Koba K., Hayasaka D., Sawahata T. (2021) Intraspecific differences in the invasion success of the Argentine ant Linepithema humile Mayr are associated with diet breadth. Scientific Reports, 11, 2874
2021.1.26
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Shoji Y., Kim H., Kubo T., Tsuge T., Aikoh T., Kuriyama K. (2021) Understanding preferences for pricing policies in Japan's national park using the best-worst scaling method. Journal for Nature Conservation, 60, 125954
2021.1.18
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Fukushima M., Rand P.S. (2021) High rates of consecutive spawning and precise homing in Sakhalin taimen (Parahucho perryi). Environmental Biology of Fishes
Matsuhashi S., Asai M., Fukasawa K. (2021) Estimations and projections of Avena fatua dynamics under multiple management scenarios in crop fields using simplified longitudinal monitoring. PLOS ONE, 16, e0245217
Uryu S., Tanoue Y., Nomura S., Matsuura K., Makiyama K., Kawashima T., Yoneoka D., Eguchi A., Kawamura Y., Gilmour S., Sakamoto H., Shimizu K., Sheng Ng C.F., Hashizume M. (2021) Trends in emergency transportation due to heat illness under the new normal lifestyle in the COVID-19 era, in Japan and 47 prefectures. Science of The Total Environment, 768, 144723
2021.1.7
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Anderson D., Beresford N.A., Ishiniwa H., Onuma M., Nanba K., Hinton T.G. (2021) Radiocesium concentration ratios and radiation dose to wild rodents in Fukushima Prefecture. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 226, 106457
Lau A.C.C., Qiu Y., Mohamed Moustafa M.A., Nakao R., Shimozuru M., Onuma M., Mohd-Azlan J., Tsubota T. (2020) Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato and Relapsing Fever Borrelia in Feeding Ixodes Ticks and Rodents in Sarawak, Malaysia: New Geographical Records of Borrelia yangtzensis and Borrelia miyamotoi. Pathogens, 9, 846
Ye F., Kameyama S. (2021) Long-term nationwide spatiotemporal changes of freshwater temperature in Japan during 1982?2016. Journal of Environmental Management, 281, 111866
2020.12.14
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Suzuki T., Ikeda T. (2020) Invasive raccoon management systems and challenges in regions with active control. BMC Ecology, 20, 68
2020.12.14
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Suzuki H., Kubo Y., Inomata E., Agatsuma Y., Aoki N.M. (2020) Effects of herbivorous gastropod grazing on the sedimentation and succession of subtidal macroalgal assemblages. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 656, 123-138
2020.12.10
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Fukasawa K., Osada Y., Iijima H. (2020) Is harvest size a valid indirect measure of abundance for evaluating the population size of game animals using harvest-based estimation? Wildlife Biology
2020.12.10
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Nishimoto M., Miyashita T., Yokomizo H., Matsuda H., Imazu T., Takahashi H., Hasegawa M., Fukasawa K. (2020) Spatial optimization of invasive species control informed by management practices. Ecological Applications
2020.12.4
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Zagarese H.E., Sagrario M.G., Wolf-Gladrow D., Noges P., Noges T., Kangur K., Matsuzaki S.S., Kohzu A., Vanni M.J., Ozkundakci D., Echaniz S.A., Vignatti A., Grosman F., Sanzano P., Dam B.V., Knoll L.B. (2020) Patterns of CO2 concentration and inorganic carbon limitation of phytoplankton biomass in agriculturally eutrophic lakes. Water Research
2020.12.1
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Tagane S., Ngoc N.V., Binh H.T., Nagahama A., Zhang M., Cuong T.Q., Son L.V., Dang V.S., Toyama H., Komada N., Nagamasu H., Yahara T. (2020) Fifteen new species for the flora of Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park, southern highland of Vietnam. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica, 71, 201-229
2020.11.24
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Matsuzaki S.S., Tanaka A., Kohzu A., Suzuki K., Komatsu K., Shinohara R., Nakagawa M., Nohara S., Ueno R., Satake K., Hayashi S. (2020) Seasonal dynamics of the activities of dissolved 137Cs and the 137Cs of fish in a shallow, hypereutrophic lake: links to bottom-water oxygen concentrations. Science of the Total Environment
2020.11.20
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Yoshida M.A., Totsu K., Sato K., Mabuchi K. (2020) Underwater video and still-image dataset of fishes and other aquatic animals in Lake Biwa, Japan, observed via carp-mounted video loggers. Ecological Research, 35, 1001?1008
2020.11.18
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Abe H., Suzuki H., Kumagai N.H., Yamano H. (2020) Distribution gradient of fucoid algae (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta) along the coastline of Okinawa Island, southern Japan: relationship to environmental factors. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 40, 101526
Ahn H., Kume M., Terashima Y., Feng Y., Kameyama S., Miya M., Yamashita Y., Kasai A. (2020) Evaluation of biodiversity in estuaries using environmental DNA metabarcoding. bioRxiv, 1-31
Ahn H., Kume M., Terashima Y., Feng Y., Kameyama S., Miya M., Yamashita Y., Kasai A. (2020) Evaluation of fish biodiversity in estuaries using environmental DNA metabarcoding. PLoS ONE, 15, e0231127
2020.11.9
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Fukumori H., Itoh H., Nakajima N., Kano Y. (2020) The mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic position of a marine snail Nerita (Heminerita) japonica (Gastropoda: Neritimorpha: Neritidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part B Resources
2020.10.20
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Kitano Y.F., Hongo C., Yara Y., Sugihara K., Kumagai N.H., Yamano H. (2020) Data on coral species occurrences in Japan since 1929. Ecological Research, 2020, 1?11
2020.10.20
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Arita K., Suzuki H., Yamano H., Yabe T., Kumagai N.H. (2020) Quantitative records of habitat-forming seaweeds found in Japanese temperate and subtropical zones (fucoids and kelps). Ecological Research
2020.10.15
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Nakahama N., Furuta T., Ando H., Suzuki S., Takayanagi A., Isagi Y. (2020) DNA meta-barcoding revealed that sika deer foraging strategies vary with season in a forest with degraded understory vegetation. Forest Ecology and Management
2020.10.9
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Inoue T., Noguchi K. (2020) Theoretical analysis of temperature‐dependent model of respiratory O2 consumption using the kinetics of the cytochrome and alternative pathways. New Phytologist
2020.9.18
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Yoshioka A., Shimizu A., Oguma H., Kumada N., Fukasawa K., Jingu S., Kadoya T. (2020) Development of a camera trap for perching dragonflies: a new tool for freshwater environmental assessment. PeerJ. DOI: 10.7717/peerJ.9681
2020.9.16
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Kubota T., Kuroda H., Watanabe M., Takahashi A., Nakazato R., Tarui M., Matsumoto S., Nakagawa K., Numata Y., Ouchi T., Hosoi H., Nakagawa M., Shinohara R., Kajino M., Fukushima K., Igarashi Y., Imamura N., Katata G. (2020) Role of advection in atmospheric ammonia: A case study at a Japanese lake basin influenced by agricultural ammonia sources. Atmospheric Environment, 243. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117856
2020.9.15
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Matsuzaki S.S., Lathrop R.C., Carpenter S.R., Walsh J.R., Zanden M.J.V., Gahler M.R., Stanley E.H. (2020) Climate and food web effects on the spring clear‐water phase in two north‐temperate eutrophic lakes. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI: 10.1002/lno.11584
2020.9.15
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Yoshioka A., Matsushima N., Jingu S., Kumada N., Yokota R., Totsu K., Fukasawa K. (2020) Acoustic monitoring data of anuran species inside and outside the evacuation zone of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant accident. Ecological Research. DOI: 10.1111/1440-1703.12121
2020.9.15
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Maebara Y., Tamaoki M., Iguchi Y., Nakahama N., Hanai T., Nishino A., Hayasaka D. (2020) Genetic Diversity of Invasive Spartina alterniflora Loisel. (Poaceae) Introduced Unintentionally Into Japan and Its Invasion Pathway. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2020.556039
2020.9.3
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Chang C.W., Ye H., Miki T., Deyle E.R., Souissi S., Anneville O., Adrian R., Chiang Y.R., Ichise S., Kumagai M., Matsuzaki S.S., Shiah F.K., Wu J.T., Hsieh C.H., Sugihara G. (2020) Long‐term warming destabilizes aquatic ecosystems through weakening biodiversity‐mediated causal networks. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15323
2020.9.2
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Yamano H., Sakuma A., Harii S. (2020) Coral-spawn slicks: Reflectance spectra and detection using optical satellite data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 251, 112058. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2020.112058
2020.9.2
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Tsuchiya K., Komatsu K., Shinohara R., Imai A., Matsuzaki S.S., Ueno R., Kuwahara V.S., Kohzu A. (2020) Variability of benthic methane‐derived carbon along seasonal, biological, and sedimentary gradients in a polymictic lake. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI: 10.1002/lno.11571
2020.9.1
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Lu X., Ono E., Lu S., Zhang Y., Teng P., Aono M., Shimizu Y., Hosoi F., Omasa K. (2020) Reconstruction method and optimum range of camera-shooting angle for 3D plant modeling using a multi-camera photography system. Plant Methods, 16, 118. DOI: 10.1186/s13007-020-00658-6
2020.8.26
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Imamura K., Takano T. K., Kumagai N. H., Yoshida Y., Yamano H., Fujii M., Nakashizuka T., Managi S. (2020) Valuation of coral reefs in Japan: Willingness to pay for conservation and the effect of information. Ecosystem Services. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101166.
2020.8.20
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Ando H., Mukai H., Komura T., Dewi T., Ando M., Isagi Y. (2020) Methodological trends and perspectives of animal dietary studies by noninvasive fecal DNA metabarcoding. Environmental DNA. DOI: 10.1002/edn3.117
2020.8.5
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Mameno K., Kubo T. (2020) Tourist intentions to donate to non-lethal feral cat management at a potential natural World Heritage site in Japan. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2020.1799265
2020.8.4
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Takeuchi Y, Kikuchi S., Diway B. (2020) Albinism and inbreeding depression in seedlings of the tropical tree, Shorea laxa. Journal of Forest Research. DOI: 10.1080/13416979.2020.1796897
2020.7.29
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Sakuma A., Yamano H. (2020) Satellite Constellation Reveals Crop Growth Patterns and Improves Mapping Accuracy of Cropping Practices for Subtropical Small-Scale Fields in Japan. Remote Sensing, 12, 2419
2020.7.27
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Hiroki M., Tomioka N., Murata T., Imai A., Jutagate T., Preecha C., Avakul P., Phomikong P., Fukushima M. (2020) Primary production estimated for large lakes and reservoirs in the Mekong River Basin. Science of the Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141133
2020.7.20
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Mitsui S., Kubo T., Shoji Y. (2020) Understanding residents' perceptions of nature and local economic activities using an open-ended question before protected area designation in Amami Islands, Japan. Journal for Nature Conservation, 56, 125857.
2020.7.9
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Ito H.C., Shiraishi H., Nakagawa M., Takamura N. (2020) Combined impact of pesticides and other environmental stressors on animal diversity in irrigation ponds. PLoS ONE, 15(7), e0229052
2020.7.3
Press release Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?
2020.6.17
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Yamano H., Inoue T., Baba S. (2020) Mangrove development and carbon storage on an isolated coral atoll. Environmental Research Communications
2020.6.9
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Hashimoto Y., Sakamoto H., Asai H., Yasoshima M., Lin H.M., Goka K. (2020) The effect of fumigation with microencapsulated allyl isothiocyanate in a gas-barrier bag against Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology
2020.6.4
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Kim J.Y., Nishihiro J. (2020) Responses of lake macrophyte species and functional traits to climate and land use changes. Science of The Total Environment, 736, 139628
2020.6.1
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Rogers T.L., Munch S.B., Stewart S.D., Palkovacs E.P., Giron-Nava A., Matsuzaki S.S., Symons C.C. (in press) Trophic control changes with season and nutrient loading in lakes. Ecology Letters
2020.5.14
Research papers (2011-2015) has been added .
2020.5.11
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Kon, T., Omori, Y., Fukuta, K., Wada, H., Watanabe, M., Chen, Z., Iwasaki, M., Mishina, T., Matsuzaki, S. S., Yoshihara, D., Arakawa, J., Kawakami, K., Toyoda, A.,Burgess, S. M., Noguchi, H., Furukawa, T. (in press) The genetic basis of morphological diversity in domesticated goldfish. Current Biology.
2020.5.1
Research staff has been updated.
2020.4.30
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Gilbert, B., MacDougall, A., Kadoya, T., Akasaka, M., Bennett, J., Lind, E., Flores-Moreno, H., Firn, J., Hautier, Y., Borer, E., Seabloom, E., Adler, P., Cleland, E., Grace, J., Harpole, W., Esch, E., Moore, J., Knops, J., McCulley, R., Mortensen, B., Bakker, J. Fay, P. (in press) Climate and Local Environment Structure Asynchrony and the Stability of Primary Production in Grasslands. Global Ecology and Biogeography.
2020.4.27
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Orimoto, A., Katayama, M., Tani, T., Ito, K., Eitsuka, T., Nakagawa, K., Inoue-Murayama, M., Onuma, M., Kiyono, T., Fukuda, T. (2020) Primary and immortalized cell lines derived from the Amami rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi) and evolutionally conserved cell cycle control with CDK4 and Cyclin D1. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 525(4), 1046-1053.
2020.4.17
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Maeda, T., Sakamoto, Y. (2020) Range expansion of the tracheal mite Acarapis woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae) among Japanese honey bee, Apis cerana japonica, in Japan. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 80, 477-490.
Sawada, A., Ando, H., Takagi, M. (in press) Evaluating the existence and benefit of major histocompatibility complex-based mate choice in an isolated owl population. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.
2020.4.10
BioWM has been renewed.
2020.4.6
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Fukaya, K., Kusumoto, B., Shiono, T., Fujinuma, J., Kubota, Y. (2020) Integrating multiple sources of ecological data to unveil macroscale species abundance. Nature Communications 11, 1695. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15407-5
2020.4.3
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Nakamura, Y., Tuji, A., Makino, W., Matsuzaki, S.S., Nagata, N., Nakagawa, M., Takamura, N. (2020) Feeding ecology of a mysid species, Neomysis awatschensis in the Lake Kasumigaura: combining approach with microscopy, stable isotope analysis and DNA metabarcoding, Plankton and Benthos Research, 15 (1), 44-54. DOI: 10.3800/pbr.15.44
2020.3.23
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Honjo, K., Kubo, T. (2020) Social Dilemmas in Nature-Based Tourism Depend on Social Value Orientations. Scientific Reports, 10, 3730. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-60349-z
2020.3.9
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Stockwell J.D., Doubek J.P., Adrian R., Anneville O., Carey C.C., Carvalho L., De Senerpont Domis L.N., Dur G., Frassl M.A., Grossart H.P., Ibelings B.W., Lajeuness M.J., Lewandowska A.M., Llames M.E., Matsuzaki S.S., Nodine E.R., Noges P., Patil V.P., Pomati F., Rinke K., Rudstam L.G., Rusak J.A., Salmaso N., Seltmann C.T., Straile D., Thackeray S.J., Thiery W., Urrutia-Cordero P., Venail P, Verburg P, Woolway R.I., Zohary T., Andersen M.R., Bhattacharya R., Hejzlar J, Janatian N., Kpodonu A.T.N.K, Williamson T.J., and Wilson H.L. (in press) Storm Impacts on Phytoplankton Community Dynamics in Lakes. Global Change Biology
2020.2.17
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Senzaki, M., Kadoya, T., Francis, C.D. (in press) Direct and indirect effects of noise pollution alter biological communities in and near noise-exposed environments. Proceedings of the Royal Society B
2020.2.3
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Dai, B., Jiang, Z., Wang, C., Matsuzaki, S.S., Zhou, L. (2020) Abundance-based dissimilarity measurements reveal higher heterogeneity of fish communities in the lotic habitats of the Yangtze-Caizi transitional floodplain. Ecological Indicators, 112. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106122
2020.1.30
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Kitano, Y.F., Hongo, C., Yara, Y., Sugihara, K., Kumagai, N.H., and Yamano, H. (in press) Data on coral species occurrences in Japan since 1929. Ecological Research.

Arita, K., Suzuki, H., Yamano, H., Yabe, T., and Kumagai, N.H. (in press) Quantitative records of habitat-forming seaweeds found in Japanese temperate and subtropical zones (fucoids and kelps). Ecological Research.

Kobayashi, S., Kinjo, T., Kuroda, Y., Kinjo, M., Okawara, Y., Izawa, M., Onuma, M., Haga, A., Nakaya, Y., Nagamine, T. (2020) Predation on Endangered Species by Cats in the Northern Forests of Okinawa-Jima Island, Japan. Mammal Study, 45(1). DOI: 10.3106/ms2019-0017

Kubo, Y., Satoh, S., Suzuki, H., Kinoshita, T., Nakajima, N. (2019) Characterization of Ethylene-mediated Curling of Japanese Radish (Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus) Cotyledons. HortScience, 54(11), 1896-1901. DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI14301-19

Sasaki, K., Hotes, S., Kadoya, T., Yoshioka, A., Wolters, V. (2020) Landscape associations of farmland bird diversity in Germany and Japan. Global Ecology and Conservation, 21, e00891. DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2019.e00891

Sato, M., Ebihara, T., Satake, K., Kojima, S., Fukumori, H., Angsupanich, S. (2020) Distributions and Variations of Two Estuarine Species of Composetia (Annelida: Nereididae) in the Ryukyu Islands, Southern Japan, with a New Record of Composetia tokashikiensis from Thailand. Species Diversity, 25(1), 25-38. DOI: 10.12782/specdiv.25.25
2020.1.21
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Chen, R., Shimono, A., Aono, M., Nakajima, N., Ohsawa, R., Yoshioka, Y. (2020) Genetic diversity and population structure of feral rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) in Japan. PLoS ONE, 15(1), e0227990.
2020.1.17
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Yoshida, K. (in press). Predicting changes in ecosystems after eradication of invasive species through computer simulations. Global Environmental Research, 23.
2020.1.14
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Toyama, H., Aung, M., Tagane, S., Naiki, A., Suddee, S., Nagamasu, H., Nagahama, A., Win, S., Tanaka, N., Yahara, T. (2020) Contributions to the Flora of Myanmar V: a new record of Mallotus tokiae (Euphorbiaceae) with the description of flower morphology from Lampi Island. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 48(1), 1-6.
2020.1.6
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Katoh, K., Yoshikawa, T., Kamijo, T., Higuchi, H. (accepted) Relationship between vegetation structure and avian communities on Miyakejima Island, Japan, 13 years after a major volcanic eruption. Pacific Science, 74(1).
2019.12.23
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Toyama, H., Bessho, K., Huang, L., Hirota, K.S., Kano, Y., Mase, K., Sato, T., Naiki, A., Li, J., Shimatani, Y., Yahara, T. (2019) The effects of water pollution on the phylogenetic community structure of aquatic plants in the East Tiaoxi River, China. Freshwater Biology.
2019.12.10
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Sera, Y., Hanamata, S., Sakamoto, S., Ono, S., Kaneko, K., Mitsui, Y., Koyano, T., Fujita, N., Sasou, A., Masumura, T., Saji, H., Nonomura, K., Mitsuda, N., Mitsui, T., Kurusu, T., and Kuchitsu, K. (2019) Essential roles of autophagy in metabolic regulation in endosperm development during rice seed maturation. Scientific Reports, 9, 18544.
2019.12.6
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Ishii, Y., Matsuzaki, S.S., and Hayashi, S. (in press) Different factors determine 137Cs concentration factors of freshwater fish and aquatic organisms in lake and river ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity.
Nakamura, M., Kumagai, N.H., Tamaoki, M., Arita, K., Ishii, Y., Nakajima, N., Yabe, T. (in press) Photosynthesis and growth of Ulva ohnoi and Ulva pertusa (Ulvophyceae) under high light and high temperature conditions, and implications for green tide in Japan. Phycological Research.
2019.12.4
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Akaji, Y., Fujiyoshi, K., Wu, C., Hattori, I., Hirobe, M. and Sakamoto, K. (2019) Survival and recruitment of Sasa kurilensis culms in response to local light conditions in a cool temperate forest. Journal of Forest Research, 24(6), 365-370.
2019.11.29
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Noda, A., Kondoh, A., Nishihiro, J. (2019) Changes in land cover and grassland area over the past 120 years in a rapidly urbanised area in Japan. One Ecosystem, 4, e37669.
2019.11.28
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Sakamoto, Y., Maeda, T., Yoshiyama, M., Konno, F., Pettis, J.S. (2019) Differential autogrooming response to the tracheal mite Acarapis woodi by the honey bees Apis cerana and Apis mellifera. Insectes Sociaux.
2019.11.20
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Matsuzaki, S.S., Kohzu, A., Kadoya, T., Watanabe, M., Osawa, T., Fukaya, K., Komatsu, K., Kondo, N., Yamaguchi, H., Ando, H., Shimotori, K., Nakagawa, M., Kizuka, T., Yoshioka, A., Sasai, T., Saigusa, N., Matsushita, B. and Takamura, N. (2019) Role of wetlands in mitigating the tradeoff between crop production and water quality in agricultural landscapes. Ecosphere, 10, e02918.
2019.11.6
Press release Mobile phone data reveals non-market value of coastal tourism under climate change
2019.11.5
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Inoue, T., Shimono, A., Akaji, Y., Baba, S., Takenaka, A., Chan, H.T. (2019) Mangrove?diazotroph relationships at the root, tree and forest scales: diazotrophic communities create high soil nitrogenase activities in Rhizophora stylosa rhizospheres. Annals of Botany.
2019.11.1
Research staff has been updated.
2019.10.28
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Kubo, T., Uryu, S., Yamano, H., Tsuge, T., Yamakita, T., Shirayama, Y. (2019) Mobile phone network data reveal nationwide economic value of coastal tourism under climate change. Tourism Management, 77, 104010.
2019.10.16
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Yoshida, K., Hata, K., Kawakami, K., Hiradate, S., Osawa, T., Kachi, N. (2019). Ecosystem changes following the eradication of invasive species: evaluation of various eradication scenarios by computer simulation. Ecological Modelling, 413, 108831.
2019.10.4
An English website of “Lake Biwa Underwater-Video Archive from a Carp’s-eye view” has launched.
2019.10.4
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Nakaji, T., Oguma, H., Nakamura, M., Kachina, P., Asanok, L., Marod, D., Aiba, M., Kurokawa, H., Kosugi, Y., Kassim, A. R., Hiura, T. (2019) Estimation of six leaf traits of East Asian forest tree species by leaf spectroscopy and partial least square regression. Remote Sensing of Environment, 233, 111381.
2019.10.1
Research staff has been updated.
2019.9.30
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Inoue, T., Khozu, A., Shimono, A. (2019) Tracking the route of atmospheric nitrogen to diazotrophs colonizing buried mangrove roots. Tree Physiology.
2019.9.17
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Komine, H., Fukasawa, K., Akasaka, M., Watari, Y., Iwai, N., Kaji, K. (in press) Rapid behavioural responses of native frogs caused by past predation pressure from invasive mongooses. Journal of Zoology.
2019.9.17
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Cazelles, K., Bartley, T., Guzzo, M.M., Brice, M.H., MacDougall, A.S., Bennett, J.R., Esch, E.H., Kadoya, T., Kelly, J., Matsuzaki, S.S., Nilsson, K.A., McCann, K.S. (in press) Homogenization of freshwater lakes: recent compositional shifts in fish communities are explained by gamefish movement and not climate change. Global Change Biology.
2019.9.9
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Shimizu, Y., Lu, Y., Aono, M., Omasa, K. (in press) A novel remote sensing-based method of ozone damage assessment effect on Net Primary Productivity of various vegetation types. Atmospheric Environment.
2019.9.9
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Ota, S., Yamaguchi, H., Vanel, F., Fuchida, S., Koshikawa, H., Yamagishi, T., Yamamoto, H. and Kawachi, M. (in press) Differential heavy metal sensitivity in seven algal species from the NIES culture collection based on delayed fluorescence assays. Phycological Research.
2019.9.9
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Kim, J.Y., Yano, T., Nakanishi, R., Tagami, H., Nishihiro, J. (2019) Artificial wave breakers promote the establishment of alien aquatic plants in a shallow lake. Biological Invasions, 21, 1545-1556.
2019.8.23
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Sakamoto, H., Tanaka, S., Hata, T. (2019) Identification of vibrational signals emitted by embryos of the migratory locust Locusta migratoria (Orthoptera: Acrididae) that induce synchronous hatching. European Journal of Entomology, 116, 258-268.
2019.8.21
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Teng, P., Ono, E., Zhang, Y., Aono, M., Shimizu, Y., Hosoi, F., Omasa, K. (2019) Estimation of Ground Surface and Accuracy Assessments of Growth Parameters for A Sweet Potato Community in Ridge Cultivation. Remote Sencing, 11(12), 1487-1504.
2019.8.21
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Sakamoto, Y., Hayashi, T., Inoue, M.N., Ohnishi, H., Kishimoto, T., Goka, K. (2019) Effects of fipronil on non-target ants and other invertebrates in program of eradication of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile. Sociobiology, 66, 227-238.
2019.8.6
Press release Long-lasting effects of ironwork on mammal distributions over the last millennium
2019.8.2
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Fukasawa, K., Akasaka, T. (2019) Long-lasting effects of historical land use on the current distribution of mammals revealed by ecological and archaeological patterns. Scientific Reports, 9, 10697.
2019.7.26
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Fukushima, M., Harada, C., Yamakawa, A. and Iizuka, T. (2019) Anadromy sustained in the artificially land-locked population of Sakhalin taimen in northern Japan. Environmental Biology of Fishes.
2019.7.26
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Hashimoto, K., Eguchi, Y., Oishi, H., Tazunoki, Y., Tokuda, M., Sanchez‐Bayo, F., Goka, K., Hayasaka, D. (in press) Effects of a herbicide on paddy predatory insects depend on their microhabitat use and an insecticide application. Ecological Applications.
2019.7.26
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Akaji, Y., Inoue, T., Tomimatsu, H. and Kawanishi, A. (2019) Photosynthesis, respiration, and growth patterns of Rhizophora stylosa seedlings in relation to growth temperature. Trees ? Structure and Function, 33(4), 1041-1049.
2019.7.16
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Kashiyama, Y., Yokoyama, A., Shiratori, T., Hess, S., Not, F., Bachy, C., Gutierrez-Rodriguez, A., Kawahara, J., Suzaki, T., Nakazawa, M., Ishikawa, T., Maruyama, M., Wang, M., Chen, M., Gong, Y., Seto, K., Kagami, M., Hamamoto, Y., Honda, D., Umetani, T., Shihongi, A., Kayama, M., Matsuda, T., Taira, J., Yabuki, A., Tsuchiya, M., Hirakawa, Y., Kawaguchi, A., Nomura, M., Nakamura, A., Namba, N., Matsumoto, M., Tanaka, T., Yoshino, T., Higuchi, R., Yamamoto, A., Maruyama, T., Yamaguchi, A., Uzuka, A., Miyagishima, S., Tanifuji, G., Kawachi, M., Kinoshita, Y., and Tamiaki, H. (2019) Taming chlorophylls by early eukaryotes underpinned algal interactions and the diversification of the eukaryotes on the oxygenated Earth. The ISME Journal.
2019.7.12
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Vitule, JRS., Occhi, TVT., Kang, B., Matsuzaki, SS., Bezerra, LA., Daga, VS., Faria, L., Frehse, F., Pereira, FW., and Padial, AA. (in press) Intra-country introductions unraveling global hotspots of alien freshwater fish species. Biodiversity and Conservation.
2019.7.5
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Oguri, E., Tagane, S., Dang, VS., Yang, CJ., Toyama, H., Hop, T., Murakami, N., and Yahara, T. (2019) A new species of Gynochthodes (Rubiaceae), G. honbaensis, from Hon Ba Nature Reserve, southern Vietnam. Phytotaxa, 406, 213-217.
2019.6.10
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Xu, J., Molinos, J.G., Su, G., Matsuzaki, S.S., Akasaka, M., Zhang, H., Heino, J. (in press) Cross-taxon congruence of multiple diversity facets of freshwater assemblages is determined by large-scale processes across China. Freshwater Biology.
2019.5.27
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Nakajima, N., Sakamoto, Y. & Goka, K. (2019) Rapid detection of the red fire ant Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) by loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 1-4.
2019.5.27
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Fukami, H., Iwao, K., Kumagai, N.H., Morita, M., Isomura, N. (2019) Maternal inheritance of F1 hybrid morphology and colony shape in the coral genus Acropora. PeerJ, 7, e6429.
2019.5.24
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Tsuchiya, K. et al. (in press) Seasonal variability and regulation of bacterial production in a shallow eutrophic lake. Limnology and Oceanography.
2019.5.24
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Tada, M. (in press) Combining poetry and science to create scientific “thesis poetry” as a tool for the communication of science. Science Communication, 41.
2019.5.24
Research staff has been updated.
2019.5.23
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Furihata, S., Kasai, A., Hidaka, K., Ikegami, M., Ohnishi, H., Goka, K. (2019) Ecological risks of insecticide contamination in water and sediment around off-farm irrigated rice paddy fields. Environmental Pollution, 251, 628-638.
2019.5.23
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Tsuchida, K., Yamaguchi, A., Kanbe, Y., Goka, K. (2019) Reproductive Interference in an Introduced Bumblebee: Polyandry may Mitigate Negative Reproductive Impact. Insects, 10(2), 59.
2019.5.14
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Shutoh, K., Yamanouchi, T., Kato, S., Yamagishi, H., Ueno, Y., Hiramatsu, S., Nishihiro, J., Shiga, T. (in press) The aquatic macrophyte flora of a small pond revealing high species richness in the Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity.
2019.5.10
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Yoshikawa, T., Kawakami, K., Masaki, T. (in press) Allometric scaling of seed retention time in seed dispersers and its application to estimation of seed dispersal potentials of theropod dinosaurs. Oikos.
2019.4.24
A symposium "NIES_NIER_USGS International workshop 2019" will be held on May 21-23.
2019.4.24
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Ye, L., Chang, C.W., Matsuzaki, S.S., Takamura, N., Widdicombe, C.E., and Hsieh, C.H. (in press) Functional diversity promotes phytoplankton resource use efficiency. Journal of Ecology.
2019.4.19
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Ikeda, T., Kuninaga, N., Suzuki, T., Ikushima, S., and Suzuki, M. (in press) Tourist-wild boar (Sus scrofa) interactions in urban wildlife management. Global Ecology and Conservation.
2019.3.8
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Doi, H., Fukaya, K., Oka, S., Sato, K., Kondoh, M., Miya, M. (2019). Evaluation of detection probabilities at the water-filtering and initial PCR steps in environmental DNA metabarcoding using a multispecies site occupancy model. Scientific Reports, 9, 3581.
2019.3.8
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Yamano, H., Inoue, T., Adachi, H., Tsukaya, K., Adachi, R., and Baba, S. (in press). Holocene sea-level change and evolution of a mixed coral reef and mangrove system at Iriomote Island, southwest Japan. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.
2019.3.1
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Tsuji, H., Tanaka, A., Komatsu, K., Kohzu, A., Matsuzaki, S.S., Hayashi, S (2019). Vertical/spatial movement and accumulation of 137Cs in a shallow lake in the initial phase after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 147, 59-69.
2019.2.22
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Nakabayashi, A., Yamakita, T., Nakamura, T., Aizawa, H., Kitano, Y.F., Iguchi, A., Yamano, H., Nagai, S., Agostini, S., Teshima, K. M. and Yasuda, N. (2019). The potential role of temperate Japanese regions as refugia for the coral Acropora hyacinthus in the face of climate change. Scientific Reports, 9, 1892.
2019.2.22
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Suzuki, H., Aoki, T., Inomata, E., Agatsuma, Y., Aoki, M.N. (in press). Effects of breakwater restoration work following the subsidence caused by the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake on the subtidal kelp population. Phycological Research.
2019.2.1
Research staff has been updated.
2019.1.31
List of research papers has been updated.
Ohashi, H., Fukasawa, K., Ariga, T., Matsui, T., Hijioka, Y. (in press). High-resolution national land use scenarios under a shrinking population in Japan. Transactions in GIS.
2019.1.25
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Sato, Y., Tsuda, Y., Sakamoto, H., Egas, M., Gotoh, T., Saito, Y., Zhang, Y.X., Lin, J.Z., Chao, J.T., Mochizuki, A. (2019). Phylogeography of lethal male fighting in a social spider mite. Ecology and Evolution.
2019.1.24
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Kawamori, A., Fukaya, K., Kitazawa, M., and Ishiguro, M. (2019). A self-excited threshold autoregressive state-space model for menstrual cycles: forecasting menstruation and identifying within-cycle stages based on basal body temperature. Statistics in Medicine.
2019.1.15
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Okada, T., Mito, Y., Iseri, E., Takahashi, T., Sugano, T., Akiyama, Y., Watanabe, K., Tanaya, T., Sugino, H., Tokunaga, K., Kubo, T., Kuwae, T. (2019). Method for the quantitative evaluation of ecosystem services in coastal regions. PeerJ 6, e6234.
2018.12.26
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Nakano, Y., Senzaki, M., Ishiyama, N., Yamanaka, S., Miura, K., Nakamura, F. (2018). Noise pollution alters matrix permeability for dispersing anurans: differential effects among land covers. Global Ecology and Conservation, 16, e00484.
2018.12.4
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Matsuzaki, S.S., Shinohara, R., Uchida, K., and Sasaki, T. (in press). Catch diversification provides multiple benefits in inland fisheries. Journal of Applied Ecology.
2018.11.28
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Koide, D., Ito, A. (2018). Temporal changes in the relationship between tree-ring growth and net primary production in northern Japan: a novel approach to the estimation of seasonal photosynthate allocation to the stem. Ecological Research, 33(6), 1275-1287.
Kitagawa, R., Koide, D., Mori, A.S. (2018). Different trends in phylogenetic and functional structure of plant communities along an elevation gradient. Ecological Research, 33(6), 1233-1243.
2018.11.22
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Koide, D. and Kadoya, T. (2019). Resource amount and cultural legacy affect spatially unbalanced human use of Japan’s non-timber forest products. Ecological Indicators, 97, 204-210.
2018.11.16
Press release Establishment of the immortalized cell line derived from Okinawa rail (endangered species)
2018.11.6
List of research papers has been updated.
Ando, H. (in press). Genetic and ecological conservation issues for oceanic island birds, revealed by a combination of the latest molecular techniques and conventional field work. Ecological Research.
Sakamoto, H., Suzuki, R, Nishizawa, N., Matsuda, T., and Gotoh, T. (in press). Effects of Wolbachia/Cardinium infection on the mitochondrial phylogeny of Oligonychus castaneae (Acari; Tetranychidae). Journal of Economic Entomology.
2018.10.29
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McMeans, B., Kadoya, T., Pool, T., Holtgrieve, G., Lek, S., Kong, H., Winemiller, K., Elliott, V., Rooney, N., Laffaille, P., McCann, K. (in press). Consumer trophic positions respond variably to seasonally fluctuating environments. Ecology.
2018.10.22
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Kubo, T., Tsuge, T., Abe, H., Yamano, H. (2018). Understanding island residents' anxiety about impacts caused by climate change using Best-Worst Scaling: A case study of Amami islands, Japan. Sustainability Science.
2018.10.3
Research staff has been updated.
2018.9.27
List of research papers has been updated.
Sakaguchi, A., Inaba, R., Sasa, K., Matsunaka, T., Hosoya, S., Takahashi, T., Honda, M., Yamano, H., Sasaki, K., Yamasaki, S., Watanabe, T., and Sueki, K. (in press). Reconstruction of anthropogenic 129I temporal variation in the Japan Sea using a coral core sample. Marine Environmental Research.
2018.9.26
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Chan, E.W.C., Tangha, J., Baba, S., Chan, H.T., Kainuma, M., Inoue, T. (2018). Caesalpinia crista: A coastal woody climber with promising therapeutic values. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 8(3), 133-140.
2018.9.21
List of research papers has been updated.
Ando, H., Fujii, C., Kawanabe, M., Ao, Y., Inoue, T., Takenaka, A. (2018). Evaluation of plant contamination in metabarcoding diet analysis of a herbivore. Scientific Reports.
2018.9.4
Research staff has been updated.
2018.8.31
List of research papers has been updated.
Ikegami, M., Wandrag, E., Duncan, R.P., Hulme, P.E. (2018). Length of cultivation determines the richness of native and non-native weeds in crop fields worldwide. Biological Invasion.
2018.8.31
Research staff "Collaborative teacher" has been updated.
AONO Mitsuko /School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA), University of Tsukuba /Professor (from Jun.1)
2018.8.24
List of research papers has been updated.
Ando, H., Tsuda, Y., Kaneko, S., Kubo, T. (2018). Historical and recent impacts on genetic structure of island rabbit. Journal of Wildlife Management.
2018.8.21
Press release Dominance shift from macroalgae to corals across Japanese coastal communities: roles of climate change, ocean currents and herbivory
2018.8.21
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Kumagai, N. H., Molinos, J. G., Yamano, H., Takao, S., Fujii, M., Yamanaka, Y. (2018). Ocean currents and herbivory drive macroalgae-to-coral community shift under climate warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
2018.8.16
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Yoshikawa, T., and Higuchi, H. (2018). Invasion of the loquat Eriobotrya japonica into urban areas of central Tokyo facilitated by crows. Ornithological Science, 17, 165-172.
2018.8.6
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Segawa, T., Matsuzaki, R., Takeuchi, N., Akiyoshi, A., Navarro, F., Sugiyama, S., Yonezawa, T., Mori, H. (2018). Bipolar dispersal of red-snow algae phylotypes. Nature Communications.
2018.8.6
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Kubo, T., Mieno, T., Kuriyama, K. (2019). Wildlife viewing: The impact of money-back guarantees. Tourism Management, 70, 49-55.
2018.8.2
Research staff has been updated.
2018.7.24
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Amagai, Y., Kudo, G., and Sato, K. (2018). Changes in alpine plant communities under climate change: dynamics of snow‐meadow vegetation in northern Japan over the last 40 years. Applied Vegetation Science, 1-11.
2018.6.29
Press release Mapping the resilience of chemosynthetic communities in hydrothermal vent fields around the western Pacific Ocean
2018.6.21
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Suzuki, K., Yoshida, K., Watanabe, H., Yamamoto, H. (2018). Mapping the resilience of chemosynthetic communities in hydrothermal vent fields. Scientific Reports, 8, 9364.
2018.6.20
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Fukuda, T., Eitsuka, T., Donai, K., Kurita, M., Saito, T., Okamoto, H., Kinoshita, K. Katayama, M., Nitto, H., Uchida, T., Onuma, M., Sone, H., Inoue-Murayama, M., Kiyono, T. (2018) Expression of human mutant cyclin dependent kinase 4, Cyclin D and telomerase extends the life span but does not immortalize fibroblasts derived from loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). Scientific Reports, 8, 9229.
2018.6.15
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Akasaka, M., Higuchi, S., Takamura, N. (2018). Landscape- and local-scale actions are essential to conserve regional macrophyte biodiversity. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9, 599.
2018.6.11
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Matsuzaki, S.S., Suzuki, K., Kadoya, T., Nakagawa, M. and Takamura, N. (in press) Bottom-up linkages between primary production, zooplankton, and fish in a shallow, hypereutrophic lake. Ecology.
2018.5.29
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Suzuki, S., Yamaguchi, H., Nakajima N., and Kawachi M. (2018). Raphidocelis subcapitata (=Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata) provides an insight into genome evolution and environmental adaptations in the Sphaeropleales. Scientific Reports.
2018.5.29
Latest monitoring data (up to Mar 2017) is available at Lake Kasumigaura Database.
2018.5.2
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Hanioka M., Yamaura Y., Yamanaka S., Senzaki M., Kawamura K., Terui A., Nakamura F.. (In press). How much abandoned farmland is required to harbor comparable species richness and abundance of bird communities in wetland? Hierarchical community model suggests the importance of habitat and landscape variables. Biodiversity and Conservation.
Senzaki M., Kadoya T., Francis C.D., Ishiyama N., Nakamura F. (in press). Suffering in receivers: negative effects of noise persist regardless of experience in female anurans. Functional Ecology.
2018.4.26
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Ohgaki, S., Kato, T., Kobayashi, N., Tanase, H., Kumagai, N. H., Ishida, S., Nakano, T., Wada, Y., Yusa, Y. (2018). Effects of temperature and red tides on sea urchin abundance and species richness over 45 years in Southern Japan. Ecological Indicators. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.03.040
Hill, M.J., Hassall, C., Oertli, B., Fahrig, L., Robson, B.J., Biggs, J., Samways, M.J., Usio, N., Takamura, N., Krishnaswamy, J., Wood, P.J. (2018). New policy directions for global pond conservation. Conservation Letters, e12447. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12447
2018.4.9
List of research papers has been updated.
Kobayashi S., Morita Y., Nakaya Y., Nagamine T., Onuma M., Okano T., Haga A., Yamamoto I. , Higa M., Naruse T., Nakamura Y. , Denda T., Izawa M. (2018). Dietary Habits of the Endangered Okinawa Rail. Ornithological Science, 17 (1), 19-35. DOI: 10.2326/osj.17.19
Matsunami M., Endo D., Saitou N., Suzuki H., Onuma M. (2018). Draft genome sequence of Japanese wood mouse, Apodemus speciosus. Data in Brief, 16, 43-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2017.10.063
Ryder O.A., Onuma M. (2018). Viable Cell Culture Banking for Biodiversity Characterization and Conservation. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 6, 83-98. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-animal-030117-014556
2018.4.3
List of research papers has been updated.
Shimoji, H., Kikuchi, T., Ohnishi, H., Kikuta, N., Tsuji, K. (2018). Social enforcement depending on the stage of colony growth in an ant. Proc. R. Soc. B, 285, 20172548.
2018.4.2
Research staff has been updated.
2018.3.23
List of research papers has been updated.
Komura, T., Ando, H., Horikoshi, K., Suzuki, H., Isagi, Y. (in press) DNA barcoding reveals seasonal shifts in diet and consumption of deep-sea fishes in wedge-tailed shearwaters. PLOS ONE.
2018.3.19
List of research papers has been updated.
Suetsugu, K., Yiing, L. C., Naiki, A., Tagane, S., Takeuchi, Y., Toyama, H. & Yahara, T. (2018). Lecanorchis sarawakensis (Orchidaceae, Vanilloideae), a new mycoheterotrophic species from Sarawak, Borneo. Phytotaxa, 338(1), 135-139. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.338.1.13
2018.3.14
List of research papers has been updated.
Soga, M., Gaston, K, J., Kubo, T. (in press). Cross-generational decline in childhood experiences of neighborhood flowering plants in Japan. Landscape and Urban Planning.
2018.3.9
List of research papers has been updated.
Iwatsuki, Y., Nakajima, K., Yamano, H., Otsuki, A., and Murakami, S. (in press). Variation and changes in land-use intensities behind nickel mining: coupling operational and satellite data. Resources, Conservation and Recycling.
2018.3.2
Research staff has been updated.
2018.2.22
List of research papers has been updated.
Kumagai, N. H., Yamano, H., Sango-Map-Project, C. (2018). High-resolution modeling of thermal thresholds and environmental influences on coral bleaching for local and regional reef management. PeerJ, 6, e4382. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4382
2018.2.16
List of research papers has been updated.
MacDougall, A., Harvey, E., McCune, J., Nilsson, K., Bennett, J., Firn, J., Bartley, T., Grace, J., Kelly, J., Tunney, T., McMeans, B., Matsuzaki, S.S., Kadoya, T., Esch, E., Cazelles, K., Lester, N., McCann, K. (in press). Context-dependent interactions and the regulation of species richness in freshwater fish. Nature Communications.
2018.2.7
List of research papers has been updated.
Fujita, T. and Yamashina, C. (in press). Do consumer-mediated negative effects on plant establishment outweigh the positive effects of a nurse plant?. Ecology and Evolution.
2018.2.5
List of research papers has been updated.
Kidera, N., Kadoya, T., Yamano, H., Takamura, N., Ogano, T., Wakabayashi, T., Takezawa, M., and Hasegawa, M. (2018). Hydrological effects of paddy improvement and abandonment on amphibian populations; long-term trends of the Japanese brown frog, Rana japonica. Biological Conservation, 219, 96-104.
2018.1.19
List of research papers has been updated.
Mitsui, S., Kubo, T., Yoshida, M. (in press). Analyzing the change in long-term information provision on cat management around a World Natural Heritage Site. European Journal Wildlife Research.
2018.1.19
Dr. Manabu Onuma and Dr. Yayoi Takeuchi will speak at "3rd International Forum on Sustainable Future in Asia" upcoming on January 23-24 at Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
2018.1.11
Dr. Koichii Goka will speak at Asia Research Node Symposium "Invasive Ant Conference 2018" upcoming on January 23 at Kyoto.
(External link to Asia Research Node Symposium site)
2017.12.8
List of research papers has been updated.
Fukushima, M., Tomioka, N., Jutagate, T., Hiroki, M., Murata, M., Preecha, C., Avakul, P., Phomikong, P. and Imai, A. (2017). The dynamics of pico-sized and bloom-forming cyanobacteria in large water bodies in the Mekong River Basin. PLOS ONE.
Mizumoto, H., Urabe, H., Kanbe, T., Fukushima, M. and Araki, H. (2017). Establishing an environmental DNA method to detect and estimate the biomass of Sakhalin taimen, a critically endangered Asian salmonid. Limnology.
2017.12.1
Research staff "Collaborative teacher" has been updated.
YAMANO Hiroya /Department of Policy and Planning Sciences, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba /Professor (from Dec.1)
2017.11.28
List of research papers has been updated.
Ikegami, M. and Jenkins, T.A.R. (2018). Estimate global risks of a forest disease under current and future climates using species distribution model and simple thermal model ? Pine Wilt disease as a model case. Forest Ecology and Management, 409(1), 343?352.
2017.11.17
List of research papers has been updated.
Nakashima, Y., Fukasawa, K., Samejima, H. (in press). Novel method to estimate animal density without individual recognition using information derivable exclusively from camera traps. Journal of Applied Ecology.
2017.10.26
List of research papers has been updated.
2017.10.23
List of research papers has been updated.
2017.10.12
List of research papers has been updated.
2017.10.2
A symposium "Bilateral Collaboration Research towards Sustainable Forest Resource Management and Biodiversity Conservation in Sarawak, Malaysia" will be held on November 10.
2017.9.19
List of research papers has been updated.
2017.8.28
Research result "Publishing avian distribution data in and around the evacuation area of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster" was released.
2017.8.28
The English website is redesigned.

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