Field trip in Takanosu Mt.

A new academic year has started on April 1st. Our first day of this academic year began with a field trip in Takanosu Mt. On this trip, there was a presence of Prof. Ishihara from Kyoto University. She is working on a study about the stand structure and productivity of a beech forest in this […]

The 24th Kira Award for young scientist by The Japan Society of Tropical Ecology

We would like to congrats Dr. Miyabi Nakabayashi on winning The 24th Kira Award for young scientists by The Japan Society of Tropical Ecology (13 June 2020). The award has been officially published on the website of The Japan Society of Tropical Ecology. This award is a recognition of her unceasing efforts, dedication, hard […]

New Publications

We are pleased to announce that two publications of our lab have been published officially in Tropics. Nakabayashi, M. (2020). List of food plants of four sympatric Paradoxuriane civet species based on eight-year records on Borneo. Tropics, 29(2), 67-75.  DOI:10.3759/tropics.MS19-11. Link to paper: Mandal, M.S.H., Kamruzzaman, Md., Hosaka, T. Elucidating the phenology of the Sundarbans mangrove […]

A New Publication

Our doctoral student, M. S. H. Mandal, has published his paper “Assessing cyclone disturbances (1988–2016) in the Sundarbans mangrove forests using Landsat and Google Earth Engine” in Natural Hazards. Congratulations, Hasan! Please click the link below to download the paper: 

A New Publication

A paper “Quantifying species richness and composition of elusive rainforest mammals in Taman Negara National Park, Peninsular Malaysia” by Asrulsani Jambari (master course) has been published in Global Ecology and Conservation. Congratulations, Asrul! Please click the link below to download this paper:

A New Publication

A paper “Ant assemblages on littered food waste and food removal rates in urban-suburban parks of Tokyo” has been published in Basic and Applied Ecology. Please click the link below to read the paper:

New paper

A new paper on the relationship between childhood nature experience and tolerance toward wildlife among Singaporean, in collabation with Dr. Ngo Kang Min (Nanyan Technology University, Singapore) et al., has been published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening (article link: