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Main Program | Can the Komodo Dragon Survive?

17 Oct 2021 11:00 - 12:00
/ IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant . Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Indonesia’s Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, is facing extinction. Global warming, rising sea levels and human activity have shrunk their habitat on the island of Flores, making them genetically weaker and more vulnerable. Established in 2007, the Komodo Survival Programme has developed a multifaceted approach for the conservation of this iconic lizard. They discuss how they will help it survive.

Komodo di Indonesia, kadal terbesar di dunia, menghadapi kepunahan. Pemanasan global, naiknya permukaan air laut dan aktivitas manusia telah menyusutkan habitat mereka di Pulau Flores, membuat mereka secara genetik lebih lemah dan lebih rentan. Didirikan pada tahun 2007, Program Kelangsungan Hidup Komodo telah mengembangkan pendekatan multifaset untuk konservasi kadal ikonik ini. Mereka mendiskusikan bagaimana mereka akan membantunya bertahan.

Featuring

Puspita Insan Kamil

A social psychologist with a master’s degree in Social Psychology, Puspita has been involved in various human-environment interaction research since 2012 and working for human-komodo conflict in North Flores in …


Achmad Ariefiandy

Achmad (M.Phil) is an ecologist involved in monitoring and research of Komodo dragons since 2004. His interests include evaluating the Komodo dragon distribution and population abundance. He is strongly involved …


Gill Westaway

Gill Westaway collaborated closely with writers and artists, managing and chairing literary events, when she was working as a Team Leader for the British Council. She currently runs a small …



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