World Network of Island and Coastal
Biosphere Reserves
ABOUT
0
Home  | 
English English LOGO
 
Komodo (Indonesia)

Komodo (Indonesia)

Komodo BR The biosphere reserve is situated in a transition zone between Australian and Asian flora and fauna habitats. Terrestrial ecosystems include open grass land, woodland savannah, tropical deciduous (monsoon) forest, mangroves and quasi cloud forest.
The Komodo Biosphere Reserve and National Park is renowned for its population of about 5,000 giant lizards, also called ‘Komodo dragons’ (Varanus komodoensis). They exist nowhere else in the world and are of significant scientific interest.
In addition to Komodo Island, the biosphere reserve encompasses the islands of Rinca and Padar, as well as numerous islets. It also includes one of the world’s richest marine environments with coral reefs.

Declaration Date: 1977

Country: Indonesia

Surface Area: 1,118,003 ha

Resident population: 5,000 inhabitants

Contact: Budhy Kurniawan    tn_komodo@yahoo.com, info.tnkomodo@gmail.com

See on the map

 
Share on

     
Search by keywords


Members area

Access only available to our registered members. Please login to access the content if you are a member or contact us for membership.


Access to members area
CIME CIME CIME CIME CIME
World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves The World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves was launched in 2009 by UNESCO MAB Programme to foster sustainable development in islands and coastal areas and to promote adaptation and mitigation strategies on climate change. ABOUT
Contact us You can use this form to send us a question or comment. We will answer as soon as possible. Thank you very much.








World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves
Legal    Accessibility    XHTML 1.0    CSS 2.1    Contact