Monthly Archives: March 2011

Photo of Komodo Island Beach

This is photo of Komodo Island beach, a beautiful beach in Komodo Island is The New 7 Wonders of The World.

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Conservation Management of Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park (KNP) was set up as a Technical Implementation Unit of PHKA. Its purposes are to protect the Komodo dragon and its habitat, the terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystems and their species, the exploited reef fish and invertebrates … Continue reading

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Conservation Value of Komodo Island

The Park is rich in terrestrial and marine biodiversity and is of great importance for the conservation of most of the world population of the Komodo monitor lizard. The location of the islands between two distinct zoogeographical zones, and the … Continue reading

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Scientific Research And Facilities of Komodo Island

Komodo is a natural laboratory for studying evolutionary history and is an ICRAN demonstration site (International Coral Reef Action Network). Auffenberg (1981) who carried out ecological research on the Komodo monitor cited numerous earlier studies. In addition, Robinson & Supriadi … Continue reading

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Visitors And Visitor Facilities of Komodo Island

Annual visitor numbers increased rapidly during the 1980s, rising from 100 in 1980 to 29,840 in 1997 (KNP,2003; UNESCO, 1997; MOF, 1990). Of these, some 90% were foreign nationals who visit during the dry season between June and September (J.Thorsell, … Continue reading

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