Esther’s last weeks in Bardia, Nepal were packed with conservation. Besides doing field work for her thesis, she also got the chance to learn more about mitigating human-wildlife conflicts. In her last video, which also shows the magnificent wildlife Bardia National Park, she tells us more about that!
As a conservationist, being in the field is not only limited to observing animals and/or doing research. Whilst doing her research in Nepal, Esther tells us that her life in the field is also about enjoying (and adapting to) different cultures and the (inevitable) office work.
Going abroad for conservation research is very interesting of course, but can also raise a lot of questions: “where do you stay?”, “what’s it like to be in another country?” or “how do you actually conduct the research?”. In her first video, Esther gives you a first small glimpse into her life as a researcher in Nepal.