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OKEON Churamori Project Symposium 2017, a great success!

By jhjanicki on Thursday,August 3rd, 2017 in OKEON update, Outreach, Symposium, No Comments

On Saturday, July 29th, many collaborators of the OKEON Churamori Project along with the general public gathered at OIST to attend the OKEON Churamori Project Symposium 2017. This event was the project’s first symposium and it was a great success, with over 170 attendees, interesting and informative talks, a panel discussion, and a post-symposium gathering […]

OKEON awarded Biodiversity Action Award Japan

By jhjanicki on Thursday,January 26th, 2017 in Award, Biodiversity, OKEON update, No Comments

Researchers working as part of the OKEON Churamori project received the “Biodiversity Action Award Japan” for their continued efforts to monitor the terrestrial environment of Okinawa and to conduct research for promoting biodiversity conservation. The prize was awarded by the United Nations Japan; this year marks the fourth year in a 10-year initiative to promote […]

OKEON Churamori Project on radio again

By jhjanicki on Friday,November 4th, 2016 in Collaboration, Education, OKEON update, Outreach, No Comments

OKEON Churamori project’s coordinator Dr. Yoshimura was interviewed as part of a FM Naha’s radio program “Magical Mystery Tour”. He talk about the project and how it had evolved since last year’s kick-off. This is the second radio interview with Typhoon FM and it lasted for an hour. 161029吉村正志/沖縄科学技術大学院大学OIST 生物多様性・複雑性研究ユニット 2016年10月29日 更新

Opening ceremony for the 41st exhibition at the Okinawa Municipal Museum

By jhjanicki on Tuesday,November 1st, 2016 in Collaboration, Exhibition, OKEON update, Outreach, No Comments

While the streets were bustling with Halloween-related activities on October 31, the opening event to the 41st exhibition of the Okinawa municipal museum titled “The entrance to Yanbaru – Nature of Okinawa City” (やんばるの入り口 沖縄市の自然) was also taking place. The exhibition aims to present the results of a five year survey conducted by the Okinawa […]


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