Crows taking litter off the streets and bee keeping at 7,000ft – read our Professor of Biodiversity’s Nepal adventure blogs

News Page 9th April 2019

Jeff Ollerton, Professor of Biodiversity at the University of Northampton, has just returned from a 10-day trip to Nepal.

Professor Ollerton was there to support an undergraduate ecology field course run by one of the University’s partner colleges, NAMI.

He’s blogged about his time in Nepal, including accounts of field work in the Himalayas, where he spotted red panda tracks, unusually shaped oak trees and bee keeping at 7,000ft. He also found out more about Kathmandu’s waste epidemic, and how crows help to clear litter from the streets…

Read the blogs by clicking the links below.

Crows and kites over Kathmandu: Nepal field trip part 1

Tracks in the snow: Nepal field trip part 2

A unique oak: Nepal field trip part 3

Beekeeping at 7000 ft: Nepal field work part 4

Jeff on the field trip with NAMI students.
Photo: Dr Narayan Prasad Koju of NAMI

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