24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
Highlights: Mangrove forests play vital roles for both nature and society, helping to protect coastal communities from storms, filtering coastal runoff, providing a marine nursery, and acting as a...
Type: Press release
20 Jul 2022 - 11:53
Garden eels are the ultimate homebodies. Instead of swimming freely in the ocean, these eels anchor themselves into burrows in the...
Type: Press release
23 Dec 2021 - 16:00
Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have been monitoring the volcanic pumice that has been reported around the Okinawa coastline since mid-...
Type: News Article
17 Mar 2021 - 09:54
Dr. Yosuke Yamada works as a postdoctoral researcher in the Marine Biophysics Unit.
Type: Photo
3 Jul 2019 - 09:23
(Joint Press Release) Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to new research in the journal...
Type: Press release
25 Dec 2018 - 12:00
(From left to right) Prof. Satoshi Mitarai, Mr. Po-Shun Chuang, Dr. Yuichi Nakajima and Dr. Nobuo Ueda.  
Type: Photo
25 Dec 2018 - 12:00
Several species of corals are maintained in a large tank containing seawater, such as these at the OIST Marine Science Station at Seragaki, Okinawa.  
Type: Photo
25 Dec 2018 - 12:00
The islands of Okinawa are surrounded by magnificent coral reefs. However, in recent years changing climatic and anthropogenic conditions have left large stretches of these reefs damaged and...
Type: News Article
21 May 2018 - 10:01
An acantharian host and its symbiotic algae, shown in red, as seen under the fluorescent confocal microscope.
Type: Photo
21 May 2018 - 09:57
Zoological drawing showing the diversity of Acantharian planktonic hosts.
Type: Photo
21 May 2018 - 09:54
Margaret Brisbin, a PhD student in the Marine Biophysics Unit at OIST, holds a conical flask containing plankton.
Type: Photo
21 May 2018 - 09:38
Out at sea, a scientist holds a plankton sample up to the light and observes the shimmering contents. This sparkling spectacle is caused by thousands of microscopic organisms living at the sea...
Type: News Article
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