13 Jul 2021 - 11:01
Highlights Researchers have conducted a global study on the effectiveness of recently established protected areas in preventing forest loss The study explores protected area performance by...
Type: Press release
2 Jul 2021 - 00:00
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Type: News Article
1 Apr 2021 - 13:00
Highlights The kangaskhan, Australia’s only species of endemic Pokémon in Pokémon Go, is commonly poached within its natural habitat by Pokémon trainers for use in fighting contests Researchers...
Type: Press release
17 Mar 2021 - 10:00
In February 2021, OIST researchers, Dr. Yosuke Yamada, Dr. Reina Komiya and Professor Ryota Kabe were selected to participate in the prestigious...
Type: News Article
24 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Research conducted in the Light-Matter Interactions for Quantum Technologies Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
Type: Press release
7 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Say the words ‘carnivorous plants’ and images of monstrous, human-consuming vegetation spring to mind. In reality, carnivorous plants tend to be much smaller than their horror-movie equivalents and...
Type: News Article
12 Nov 2020 - 01:00
Climate change is causing hurricanes that make landfall to take more time to weaken, reports a study published today in...
Type: Press release
29 Jul 2020 - 10:45
For millions of years, remote islands have been hotbeds of biodiversity, where unique species have flourished. Scientists have proposed different theories to explain how animals and plants colonize...
Type: News Article
20 Dec 2019 - 09:40
From toucans to hummingbirds, the varying shapes and sizes of bird beaks show evolution in action. Beaks are versatile, allowing birds to eat, regulate their temperature, and sing; these survival...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2019 - 13:18
In an extraordinary accomplishment, EF Polymer – a team of OIST entrepreneurs from India – emerged as the Carbon Tech champions in the...
Type: News Article
1 Oct 2019 - 14:57
Honey bee colony collapse has devastating consequences for the environment, the global economy, and food security worldwide. The culprits behind some of the destruction – parasitic Varroa mites – are...
Type: News Article
5 Aug 2019 - 11:59
How can humble honeybees help protect Okinawa's precious coral reefs?
Type: Video
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