Scientific journals

  1. H.Tomimatsu, T. Sasaki1a, H. Kurokawa, J. R. Bridle, C. Fontaine, J. Kitano, D. B. Stouffer, M. Vellend, T. M. Bezemer, T. Fukami, E. A. Hadly, M.G.A. van der Heijden, M. Kawata, S. Kefi, N. J.B. Kraft, K. S. McCann, P. J. Mumby, T. Nakashizuka, O. L. Petchey, T. N. Romanuk, K. N. Suding, G. Takimoto, J. Urabe and S. Yachi (2013) FORUM Sustaining ecosystem functions in a changing world: a call for an integrated approach. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 1124–1130
  2. E. Vojtech, M. Loreau, S. Yachi, M. Sphehn, and A. Hector (2008) Light partitioning in experimental grass communities. Oikos 117:1351-1361
  3. T. Nakano, I. Tayasu, Y. Yamada, T. Hosono, A. Igeta, F. Hyodo, A. Ando, Y. Saitoh, T. Tanaka, E. Wada and S. Yachi (2008) Effect of agriculture on water quality of Lake Biwa tributaries, Japan. Science of the Total Environment 389:132-148
  4. S. Yachi and M. Loreau (2007) Does complementary resource use enhance ecosystem functioning? A model of light competition in plant communities. Ecology Letters 10:54-62
  5. T. Hosono, T. Nakano, A. Igeta, I. Tayasu, T. Tanaka, and S. Yachi (2007) Impact of fertilizer on a small watershed of Lake Biwa: use of sulfur and strontium isotopes in environmental diagnosis. Science of the Total Environment 384:342-354
  6. EM. Spehn, A. Hector, J. Joshi, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, B. Schmid, E. Bazeley-White, C. Beierkuhnlein, MC. Caldeira, M. Diemer, PG. Dimitrakopoulos, JA. Finn, H. Freitas, PS. Giller, J. Good, R. Harris, P. Högberg, K. Huss-Danell, A. Jumpponen, J. Koricheva, PW. Leadley, M. Loreau, A. Minns, CPH. Mulder, G. O'Donovan, SJ. Otway, C. Palmborg, JS. Pereira, AB. Pfisterer, A. Prinz, DJ. Read, ED. Schulze, ASD. Siamantziouras, AC. Terry, AY. Troumbis, FI. Woodward, S. Yachi, and J. Lawton (2005) Ecosystem effects of biodiversity manipulations in European grasslands. Ecological Monographs 75:37-63
  7. N. Yamamura, S. Yachi and M. Higashi (2001) An ecosystem organization model explaining diversity at an ecosystem level: coevolution of primary producer and decomposer. Ecological Research 16:975-982
  8. S. Yachi (2000) What determines the attack distance of a stalking predator? Evolutionary Ecology Research 2:957-964
  9. S. Yachi and M. Higashi (1999) Modeling associative learning with generalization for a case of warning signals. Ecological Research 14:243-248
  10. S. Yachi and M. Loreau (1999) Biodiversity and ecosystem productivity in a fluctuating environment: the insurance hypothesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:1463-1468
  11. A. Hector, B. Schmid, C. Beierkuhnlein, M. C. Caldeira, M. Diemer, P. G. Dimitrakopoulos, J. A. Finn, H. Freitas, P. S. Giller, J. Good, R. Harris, P. Ho¨gberg, K. Huss-Danell, J. Joshi, A. Jumpponen, C. Ko¨rner, P. W. Leadley, M. Loreau, A. Minns, C. P. H. Mulder, G. O’Donovan, S. J. Otway, J. S. Pereira, A. Prinz, D. J. Read, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, E.-D. Schulze, A.-S. D. Siamantziouras, E. M. Spehn, A. C. Terry, A. Y. Troumbis, F. I. Woodward, S. Yachi, J. H. Lawton (1999) Plant diversity and productivity experiments in European grasslands. Science 286:1123-1127
  12. S. Yachi and M. Higashi (1998) The evolution of warning signals. Nature 394:882-884
  13. S. Yachi (1995) How can honest signaling evolve?-the role of handicap principle. Proc.Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 262:283-288
  14. S. Yachi, K. Kawasaki, N. Shigesada and E. Teramoto (1989) Spatial patterns of propagating waves of fox rabies. Forma 4:3-12


  1. H. R. Akçakaya, H. M. Pereira, G. A. Canziani, C. Mbow, A. Mori, M. G. Palomo, J. Soberón, W. Thuiller and S. Yachi, (2016): Improving the rigour and usefulness of scenarios and models through ongoing evaluation and refinement. 255-290. In IPBES (2016) The methodological assessment report on scenarios and models of biodiversity and ecosystem services. S. Ferrier, K. N. Ninan, P. Leadley, R. Alkemade, L. A. Acosta, H. R. Akçakaya, L. Brotons, W. W. L. Cheung, V. Christensen, K. A. Harhash, J. Kabubo-Mariara, C. Lundquist, M. Obersteiner, H. M. Pereira, G. Peterson, R. Pichs-Madruga, N. Ravindranath, C. Rondinini and B. A. Wintle (eds.). Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Bonn, Germany. 348 pages.
  2. J. Shibata, Z. Karube, Y. Sakai, T. Takeyama, I. Tayasu, S. Yachi, S. Nakano, N. Okuda (2014) Long-Term and SpatialVariation in the Diversity of Littoral Benthic Macroinvertebrate Fauna in Lake Biwa, Japan. 151-166. The Biodiversity Observation Network in Asia-Pacific Region: Integrative Observations and Assessments. S. Nakano, T. Yahara and T. Nakashizuka (eds). Springer, Tokyo
  3. Umetsu, C., Taniguchi, M., Watanabe, T. and Yachi, S. (2010) Transdisciplinary Research in Watershed Conservation: Experiences, Lessons, and Future Directions. 77-102. Sustainability Science for Watershed Landscapes. Roumasset J A, Burnett K M and Balisacan A M (eds), ISEAS Publishing, Singapore
  4. S. Yachi (2007) A hierarchy-based approach to the problem of agricultural water turbidity in the lake Biwa watershed. in “RIHN 1st International symposium proceedings –water and better life in the future- (Onishi et al. eds.)” RIHN, pp.81-87
  5. S. Yachi (2002) A co-dynamic model of sense of values, society and environment in "New scope on sustainable watersheds in east Asia (N. Fujita, O.A. Timoshkin, and E. Wada ed.) Nauka-Center, Novosibirsk, pp.121


  1. S. Yachi (2015) What activities is IPBES promoting now?- Case of deliverable 3(c) -. DIWPA News Letter 33:5-7
  2. S. Yachi (2014) Report on the 7th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium in Tokyo focusing on the AP-BON session. DIWPA News Letter 31:5-6
  3. S. Yachi (2013) Kick-off Symposium of Trans-disciplinary science for society in harmony with nature. DIWPA News Letter 29:5
  4. S. Yachi (2012) Belmont Forum Workshop at RIHN. DIWPA News Letter 26:6