16 Nov 2017
OIST PhD student Aleksandra Bliznina samples content from the anode of an MFC at the Awamori distillery in Okinawa. (Photo credit: David Simpson)
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16 Nov 2017
One of the greatest threats to the environment today is wastewater left over from production activities. Agricultural practices, such as pig farming, produce a large amount of wastewater containing...
Type: News Article
16 Nov 2017
MFCs in the OIST Biological Systems Unit lab containing treated and untreated wastewater from the Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center.
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16 Nov 2017
David Simpson gathers samples of swine wastewater from the Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center in Nakijin, Okinawa.
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16 Nov 2017

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A pig at the Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center. (Photo: Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center)
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6 Nov 2017
A protected bird in Japan, the Okinawa rail (Gallirallus okinawae) resides only in the north of Okinawa. (Photo: Vladimir Dinets)
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6 Nov 2017
There are fewer animal sounds in the south of Okinawa, where the landscape is more urban. (Image: Map created by Kenneth Dudley using data from the U.S. Geological Survey.)
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6 Nov 2017
In Okinawa’s thick, hot jungle and amid its urban sprawl, a collection of green boxes has sprung up in the past year. These monitoring stations are simple, yet they have the potential to remotely...
Type: News Article
6 Nov 2017
Okinawa’s forests are home to many colorful animal species, including these Calliphara exellens. Some of these species face conservation challenges from habitat loss and invasive species. (Photo:...
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6 Nov 2017
The Ryukyu robin (Larvivora komadori) is native to Japan’s Ryuku Islands. (Photo: Vladimir Dinets)
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6 Nov 2017
For generations, researchers have thought about ecology in terms of the landscape. Now, new technology and methods are allowing scientists to record and examine the particular "soundscape" of a place...
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6 Nov 2017
OIST Researchers Kenneth Dudley (left) and Nicholas Friedman test an acoustic monitoring device. Used to track natural and human-made sounds, such devices are installed at 24 sites across Okinawa. (...
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