On the ecology of rivers: insects and plants

D ramatic interventions are taking place in the river system that provides Bardiya National Park with water. A new water...

/ October 16, 2018

Better grass, more tigers?

Shyam Thapa is head of the National Trust for Wildlife Conservation in Bardiya but also PhD-student at Wageningen University under...

/ June 20, 2018

Human Wildlife Conflict in South Nepal

Wild elephants attacking people, damaging houses, eating crops. Tigers killing people, leopards preying on livestock. This is the almost daily...

/ June 19, 2018

New website online

This newsletter presents an overview of the current state of the research projects initiated and financially supported by our foundation....

/ May 22, 2018

Dangerous Animals in Bardiya

We stood by one of the side arms of the Karnali River in Bardiya and just about to leave when...

/ May 17, 2017

Save the Tiger! Save the Groundwater?

When we were in Chitwan last November, Chiranjibi Pokharel (the head of our partner organization Nepal Trust for Nature Conservation...

/ March 15, 2017

Are Tigers doing okay? Yes and no.

The reports about the welfare of the Nepalese tiger are mixed. On the one hand, their number seems to increase,...

/ February 16, 2016

Poaching…?

The World Wildlife Fund (USA) is positive about Nepal: "How Nepal Got to Zero Poaching. Nepal, the small Himalayan country that...

/ February 20, 2015

Science at work in the Jungle

Twice a day Michelle Kral counts 'her animals' along six transects in the park: once in the early morning and...

/ December 11, 2014