Research Activities
The Institute for Nature Study is a preserve of deciduous and evergreen trees in their natural state, in the heart of downtown Tokyo. Within a 20-hectare park, the Institute is home to 1,080 species of plant, 2,100 species of insect and 130 bird species. Ecological researchers on the staff of the Institute for Nature Study conduct a wide range of research activities, focusing on outdoor surveys both within the park and outside it.