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Sep. 7, 2021 japanese version only

Clean shoes before you hike? Disconnection between awareness and actual behavior obstacles to prevent introduction of non-native plants into alpine areas.


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Aug. 27, 2021 japanese version only

Student monitoring revealed population dynamics of brown bear: 40 years long-term trends and the effects of the spring cull policy


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Jul. 30, 2021

The climatic environment to sustain permafrost in Daisetsu Mountains, Hokkaido in Japan, is projected to decrease significantly in the future

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Jun. 15, 2021 japanese version only

Discovery of new photoreceptors that sense three types of light-adaptation to light environments of microalgae widely found in the ocean-


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Jun. 3, 2021 japanese version only

Dissolved oxygen in lakes declining due to rising water temperatures and degrading water quality - A warning from long term observations of 393 lakes worldwide-


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Mar. 29, 2021 japanese version only

Land alteration by solar power facilities-Mapped the area of 8,725 facilities and clarified the characteristics of the installed locations.-


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Mar. 27, 2021 japanese version only

The identity of an organism that has been a mystery for over 20 years - A key to understanding the evolution of photosynthetic organisms


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Mar. 25, 2021 japanese version only

More money for environmental conservation! Making Crowdfunding a Success


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Mar. 23, 2021 japanese version only

More money for environmental conservation! Making Crowdfunding a Success


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Mar. 4, 2021 japanese version only

New species of cyanobacteria producing environmental poison microcystin discovered in Kasumigaura


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Mar. 3, 2021 japanese version only

Environmental DNA analysis estimates distribution range of endangered Japanese eel


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Feb. 3, 2021 japanese version only

Is food diversity the key to invasion and invasion success of invasive alien ants?


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Nov. 24, 2020 japanese version only

Radiocesium levels in lake water and fish in Kasumigaura slowly decrease with seasonal fluctuations


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Nov. 10, 2020 japanese version only

Calculation of the multifaceted economic value of Lake Kasumigaura


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Oct. 15, 2020 japanese version only

Genetic information in deer feces reveals seasonal changes in plants eaten by deer


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Sep. 18, 2020 japanese version only

Invention of automatic photography system for red dragonflies


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Sep. 10, 2020 japanese version only

First research on the distribution of atmospheric ammonia concentration in the Kasumigaura basin


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Sep. 7, 2020 japanese version only

Data on the distribution of frogs in and around the Fukushima evacuation zone using acoustic monitoring


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Sep. 7, 2020 japanese version only

Elucidation of the invasive route of the invasive alien species "Saltmarsh cordgrass" into Japan


Mobile phone data reveals non-market value of coastal tourism under climate change

July 3, 2020

Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?

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Jun. 4, 2020 japanese version only

Climate change impacts on Japanese water plants based on data from 120 years and 248 lakes


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May 14, 2020 japanese version only

Estimating the population of woody plants across Japan with big data on biodiversity


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Feb. 28, 2020 japanese version only

Factors that facilitate accumulation of radiocesium in fish differ greatly between lakes and rivers


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January 10, 2020 japanese version only

Better selection of protected areas based on limited data on biological distribution


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November 28, 2019 japanese version only

Why does only the Japanese honey bee suffer from tracheal mites in Japan?
-Differential grooming behavior between Apis species-


Mobile phone data reveals non-market value of coastal tourism under climate change

November 5, 2019

Mobile phone data reveals non-market value of coastal tourism under climate change

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Sep 17, 2019 japanese version only

Native frogs' escape behavior rapidly developed due to invasive mongoose


Long-lasting effects of ironwork on mammal distributions over the last millennium

August 6, 2019

Long-lasting effects of steel manufacturing on mammal distributions over the last millennium

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July 16, 2019 japanese version only

Organisms evolved to safely eat chlorophyll


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Apr 19, 2019 japanese version only

New test algae now available in Japan for distribution


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Mar 1, 2019 japanese version only

Call for Institutions to test Improved Fire Ant DNA Detection Kit for early detection


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November 22, 2018 japanese version only

The balance between the use and supply of wild plants and medicinal herbs is influenced by climatic and social factors


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November 16, 2018

Establishment of the immortalized cell line derived from Okinawa rail

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November 13, 2018 japanese version only

How can we effectively conserve aquatic plants?



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August 24, 2018 japanese version only

Habitat fragmentation by even 1 km will cut off genetic exchange between Amami rabbits


Link to press release about Dominance shift from macroalgae to corals across Japanese coastal communities: roles of climate change, ocean currents and herbivory

August 21, 2018

Dominance shift from macroalgae to corals across Japanese coastal communities: roles of climate change, ocean currents, and herbivory

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July 27, 2018 japanese version only

Citizen participation event "Bird data challenge in Iwaki 2018" will be held


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June 29, 2018

Mapping the resilience of chemosynthetic communities in hydrothermal vent fields around the western Pacific Ocean
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May 29, 2018 japanese version only

Sequencing the whole genome of green algae for the first time in the world


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May 8, 2018 japanese version only

Test distribution of Fire Ant DNA detection kit using LAMP method for early detection


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August 28, 2017 japanese version only

Publishing avian distribution data in and around the evacuation area of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster


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July 14, 2017 japanese version only

Citizen participation event "Bird data challenge in Shirakawa 2017" will be held


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June 30, 2017 japanese version only

Mapping the transformation of Satoyama due to the disappearance of rice paddies


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June 13, 2017

Regional eradication of Argentine ants, a specific invasive species
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May 8, 2017 japanese version only

Efficient establishment of iPS cells from chick somatic cells


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November 7, 2016 japanese version only

The smaller the distribution of a plant, the less it can be protected in a nature reserve


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August 5, 2016 japanese version only

Sequencing of the whole genome of three endangered bird species (Okinawa rail, Japanese crane, and Oriental stork)


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July 8, 2016 japanese version only

Citizen participation event "Bird data challenge in Koriyama 2016" will be held


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July 7, 2016 japanese version only

Survey of the distribution of genetically modified rapeseed along roads


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June 2, 2016 japanese version only

Effects of post-nuclear radiation on the testes and sperm of field mice



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