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CONCESSION FOR TOURISM MANAGEMENT IN KOMODO NATIONAL PARK

Singleton J. & Sulaiman R. 2002. Environmental Assessment Study - Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Report from The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 28 p. (pdf; 500 Kb)

PKA & TNC 2003. Overview of Komodo Stakeholder Consultations, 1996 - 2003. 33 p. (pdf; 670 Kb)

PKA & TNC 2002. Minutes of Meeting between Government (PHKA), Stakeholders, and TNC Indonesia in KSDA Office, Bali, July 17, 2002. 9 p. (pdf; 164 Kb)

 

MANAGEMENT PLAN

PKA & TNC 2000. 25 Year Master Plan for Management Komodo National Park, Book 1: Management Plan. 81 p.  (pdf; 4,220 Kb). 

PKA & TNC 2000. 25 Year Master Plan for Management Komodo National Park, Book 2: Data and Analysis 242 p. (pdf; 12,468 Kb)

PKA & TNC 2000. 25 Year Master Plan for Management Komodo National Park, Book 3: Site Planning 62 p. (pdf; 4,019 Kb)

PKA & TNC 2000. Rencana Pengelolaan 25 Tahun Taman Nasional Komodo, Buku 1: Rencana Pengelolaan. 92 p. (pdf; 4.094 Kb)

PKA & TNC 2000. Rencana Pengelolaan 25 Tahun Taman Nasional Komodo, Buku 2: Data dan Analisis. 253 p. (pdf; 13.717 Kb)

PKA & TNC 2000. Rencana Pengelolaan 25 Tahun Taman Nasional Komodo, Buku 3: Rencana Tapak. 66 p. (pdf; 4.717 Kb)

Site Conservation Planning / Measures of Success Workbook for Coastal and Marine Conservation in Komodo National Park. (zipped Excel Workbook; 1,027 Kb).

 

BOOKS

Mehta-Erdmann, A. and Bason, D. 2004. A natural history guide to Komodo National Park, Book 1: Terrestrial / Panduan sejarah ekologi Taman Nasional Komodo, Buku 1: Darat. The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 97p. (pdf; 1,230Kb)

Mehta-Erdmann, A. and Bason, D. 2004. A natural history guide to Komodo National Park, Book 2: Marine / Panduan sejarah ekologi Taman Nasional Komodo, Buku 2: Lautan. The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 228p. (pdf; 1,603Kb)

Mehta-Erdmann, A. and Bason, D. 2004. A natural history guide to Komodo National Park, Book 3: Management / Panduan sejarah ekologi Taman Nasional Komodo, Buku 3: Pengelolaan. The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 69p. (pdf; 1,102Kb)

 

INFORMATION SHEETS

  • Komodo National Park: Effective Marine Protected Area Management (pdf; 115.7 Kb)

  • Zonation in Komodo National Park (pdf; 281Kb)

  • Coral Reef Monitoring in Komodo National Park (pdf; 251Kb)

  • Fish Monitoring in Komodo National Park (pdf; 172Kb)

  • Marine Resource Utilization in Komodo National Park (pdf; 226Kb)

  • Cetacean Surveys in Komodo National Park (pdf; 165Kb)

  • Coral Reef Recovery (pdf; 133Kb)

  • Enforcement in Komodo National Park (pdf; 88Kb)

  • Marine Environmental Awareness and Education (pdf; 234Kb)

  • Pelagic Fisheries (pdf; 198Kb)

  • Komodo Fish Culture Project: Promoting Alternative Livelihoods and Market Transformation (pdf; 60 Kb)

  • Collaborative Park Management: Partnerships, Financing and Ecotourism at Komodo National Park (pdf, 85.3 Kb)

  • Frequently-Asked questions about The Nature Conservancy in Komodo (HTML or pdf; 114 Kb)

  • Beberapa pertanyaan yang sering diajukan tentang The Nature Conservancy (pdf; 131 Kb)

  • Dive sites in Komodo (HTML or pdf; 1,075 Kb)

 

REPORTS AND PAPERS

Bakar, A. & Mous, P.J., 1999. Resource utilization in and around Komodo National Park. Report, 30 p. (pdf: 790 Kb).

CMPI & YPAN, 2000. Pelagic fisheries project report, Komodo National Park and surrounding waters, January 2000. Prepared by The Nature Conservancy Indonesia Coastal and Marine Program and Yayasan Pusaka Alam Nusantara, Jakarta, Indonesia. 15 p. (pdf; 684 Kb)

CMPI 2000. Progress report on the pelagic fisheries project, prepared on request of Yayasan Pusaka Alam Nusantara, Feb. 15 2000 - May 15 2000. Prepared by The Nature Conservancy Indonesia Coastal and Marine Program, Jakarta, Indonesia. 5 p. (pdf; 228 Kb)

Fox, H.E., Mous, P.S., Pet, J.S., Muljadi, A.H. and Caldwell R.L. 2005. Experimental assessment of coral reef rehabilitation following blast fishing. Conservation biology, Vol. 19, No. 1, p. 98 - 107 (pdf; 317 Kb).

Fox H.E., Pet J.S. & Dahuri R. 2001. Enhancing coral reef recovery after destructive fishing practices: Initial results in Komodo National Park. Indonesian Journal of Coastal and Marine Resources (Jurnal Pesisir dan Lautan) 3: 36-44. (pdf; 159 Kb)

Fox H.E., Dahuri R., Muljadi A., Mous P.J. & Pet J.S. 2001 Increased coral cover in Komodo National Park, Indonesia: Monitoring for management relevance. Indonesian Journal of Coastal and Marine Resources (Jurnal Pesisir dan Lautan) 3: 27-35. (pdf; 431 Kb)

Fox H.E. & Pet J.S. 2001. Pilot study suggests viable options for reef restoration in Komodo National Park. Coral Reefs 20: 219-220. (pdf; 89 Kb)

Fox H.E, Mous P.J., Muljadi A., Purwanto & Pet J.S. 2003. Enhancing Reef Recovery in Komodo National Park, Indonesia: Coral Reef Rehabilitation at Ecologically Significant Scales. (Mempercepat pemulihan terumbu karang di Taman Nasional Komodo, Indonesia: Rehabilitasi terumbu karang pada skala ekologis). Report from The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 19 p. (pdf; 1,279 Kb)

Imansyah, M.J., Anggoro, D.G., Yangpatra, N., Hidayat, A. and Benu, Y.J. 2005. Sebaran dan karakteristik pohon sarang kakatua jambul kuning (Cacatua sulphurea parvula) di Pulau Komodo, Taman Nasional Komodo. Laporan dari Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, dan Taman Nasional Komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 30 p. (pdf; 765 Kb).

Imansyah, M.J., Purwandana, D., Rudiharto, H., Jessop, T.S., 2005. Laporan no 3 rekapitulasi hasil penelitian ekologi biawak komodo (Varanus komodoensis) di taman nasional komodo 2002 – 2004. Laporan dari Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, dan Taman Nasional Komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 15 p. (pdf; 173 Kb).

Imansyah, M.J., Purwandana, D., Rudiharto, H., Jessop, T.S. 2003. Survei Potensi Hidupan Liar Terestrial di Pulau Komodo, Taman Nasional Komodo 2002, The Nature Conservancy, Zoological Society of San Diego, Komodo National Park, 23 p. (pdf 1,514 Kb).

Imansyah, M.J., Purwandana, D., Jessop, T.S. 2002. Materi Kursus 1: Dasar-dasar Sistem Informasi Geografis untuk Staff Taman Nasional Komodo, The Nature Conservancy, Zoological Society of San Diego, Komodo National Park, 13 p (pdf, 969 Kb).

Jessop, T.S., Forsyth, D.M., Purwandana, D., Imansyah, M.J., Opat, D.S., dan McDonald-Madden, 2005. Pemantauan mangsa ungulata biawak komodo (Varanus komodoensis) dengan menggunakan metode penghitungan kotoran. Laporan dari di Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, dan Taman Nasional Komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 30 p. (pdf; 507 Kb).

 

Jessop, T.S., Madsen, T., Purwandana, D., Imansyah, M.J., Rudiharto, H. and Ciofi, C., 2005. Bukti terhadap keterbatasan energetic yang mempengaruhi populasi Komodo di pulau kecil. Laporan dari di Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, dan Taman Nasional Komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 27 p. (pdf; 409 Kb).

 

Jessop, T.S., Madsen, T., Sumner., J., Rudiharto, H., Phillips, J.A. dan Ciofi, C. 2005. Ukuran tubuh-maksimum antar populasi-terbatas-pulau biawak Komodo dan keterkaitannya dengan kepadatan mangsa besar. Laporan dari di Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, dan Taman Nasional Komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 27 p. (pdf; 424 Kb).

Jessop, T.S., Forsyth, D.M., Purwandana, D., Imansyah, M.J., Opat, D.S., and McDonald-Madden, E. 2005. Monitoring the ungulate prey of komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis) using faecal counts. Report from the Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, and the Komodo National Park Authority, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 26 p. (pdf; 390 Kb).

Jessop, T.S., Madsen, T., Sumner., J., Rudiharto, H., Phillips, J.A. and Ciofi, C. 2005. Maximum body size among insular Komodo dragon population covaries with large prey density. Report from the Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, and the Komodo National Park Authority, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 25 p. (pdf; 365 Kb).

Jessop, T.S., Madsen, T., Purwandana, D., Imansyah, M.J., Rudiharto, H. and Ciofi, C. 2005. Evidence for energetic constraints affecting a small island Komodo dragon population. Report from the Zoological Society of San Diego, USA, and the Komodo National Park Authority, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 25 p. (pdf; 286 Kb).

Jessop, T.M., Sumner, J., Imansyah, M.J., Purwandana, D., Ariefiandy, A., & Seno, A., 2006. Penilaian Distribusi, Penggunaan Musiman, dan Predasi Sarang Burung Gosong – Kaki Merah di Pulau Komodo. Laporan terjemahan berbahasa Indonesia dari Zoological Society of San Diego dan Balai Taman Nasional Komodo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia. 1 p. (pdf; 295 kb).

Jessop T.S., Sumner J., Rudiharto H., Phillips, J.A., and Ciofi, C. 2004. Variasi ukuran tubuh antar pupulasi terbatas-pulau pada Komodo (Varanidae). Report from Zoological society of San Diego - The Nature Conservancy, Bali, Indonesia. 21p. (pdf; 133Kb)

Jessop T.S., Sumner J., Rudiharto H., Purwandana D., Imansyah M.J. & Phillips, J.A. 2004. Distribution, use and selection of nest type by Komodo Dragons. Biological Conservation 117: 463 – 470 (pdf; 287 Kb)

Jessop, T.S., Sumner J., Rudiharto H., Purwandana D., Imansyah M.J. & Phillips, J.A., 2003, Studi Distribusi, Penggunaan dan Pemilihan Tipe Sarang oleh Biawak Komodo: Implikasi untuk Konservasi dan Manajemen, The Nature Conservancy, Zoological Society of San Diego, Komodo National Park, 25 p (pdf: 355 Kb)

Jessop, T.S., Sumner J., Rudiharto H., Purwandana D., Imansyah M.J., 2002, Kursus Metode Sampling dan Statistik dalam Populasi Tertutup Digunakan untuk Penaksiran Kelimpahan Varanus Komodoensis, The Nature Conservancy, Zoological Society of San Diego, Komodo National Park, 21 p, (pdf, 596 Kb).

Kahn B., 2002. Komodo National Park Cetacean surveys. A rapid ecological assessment of Cetacean diversity, abundance and distribution. Interim report - October 2001. Apex Environmental, Cairns, Australia and The Nature Conservancy Coastal and Marine Program / Indonesia, Bali. 16 p. (pdf; 1,524 Kb)

Kahn B., 2001. Komodo National Park Cetacean surveys. A rapid ecological assessment of Cetacean diversity, abundance and distribution. Monitoring report - April 2000. 1999-2000 Synopsis. Apex Environmental, Cairns, Australia and The Nature Conservancy Coastal and Marine Program / Indonesia, Bali. 39 p. (pdf; 864 Kb)

Kahn B., 2000. Komodo National Park Cetacean surveys. Monitoring report, October 2000. Apex Environmental, Cairns, Australia and The Nature Conservancy Coastal and Marine Program / Indonesia, Bali. 27 p. (pdf; 472 Kb)

Kahn, B., James-Kahn, Y. and J. Pet. 2000. Komodo National Park cetacean surveys - A rapid ecological assessment of cetacean diversity, distribution and abundance. Indonesian Journal of Coastal and Marine Resources 3(2): 41-59 (pdf; 583Kb). Abstract (pdf; 152 Kb)

Kahn B. & Pet, J.S. 2003. Long-term visual and acoustic cetacean surveys in Komodo National Park, Indonesia 1999-2001: Management implications for large migratory marine life. In Beumer, J.P., Grant, A., & Smith, D.C. (eds.) Aquatic Protected Areas, what works best and how do we know? Proceedings and Publications of the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas 2002. Australian Society for Fish Biology. p. 625-673 (pdf; 2,748 Kb).

Kahn, B. & Pet, J.S. 2003. Long-term visual and acoustic cetacean surveys in Komodo National Park, Indonesia 1999-2001: Management implications for large migratory marine life. In: Proceedings and Publications of the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas 2002. Australian Society for Fish Biology. 27pp. (full paper, pdf, 516 Kb; abstract, pdf, 158 Kb)

Len McKenzie 2003. Western Pacific – Komodo National Park (Indonesia). Seagrass-Watch News 18, October 2003. p. 7 (4,145 Kb)

Meyer T, Sudaryanto, P. Mous and J.S. Pet, 2004. Sustainable, profitable and socially responsible - building a ‘triple bottom line’ grouper and snapper culture industry in Komodo. Marine Finfish Aquaculture Magazine. October-December 2004. Vol. IX No. 4. p. 34-36 (Pdf; 327 Kb)

Meyer, T., Sudaryanto, Pet, J. and Mous, P.J. 2004. Marine finfish culture in Komodo, East Indonesia - building a triple bottom line industry. INFOFISH International, Number 6/2004, p. 14 - 18 (Pdf; 944 Kb)

Meyer, T., Sudaryanto, Widodo, D. and Mous, P.J. 2004. Progress report on the Komodo Fish Culture Project A pilot project to establish a multi-species reef fish hatchery in Loh Mbongi and village-based grow-out farms in communities surrounding Komodo National Park, West Flores, Indonesia (Including an update on business development). Report from The Nature Conservancy, Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas in collaboration with the Komodo National Park authority. 22 p. (pdf; 1,359 Kb)

Mous P.J., A. Muljadi, Purwanto & J.S. Pet 2005. Status of coral reefs in and around Komodo National Park. Results of a bi-annual survey over the period 1996 – 2002  (July 2005). Publication from The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 57 p. (pdf; 4,384 Kb)

Mous P.J. 2001 (Ed). Report Workshop on Sustainable Marine Tourism in Komodo National Park. Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. February 28-March 2, 2001. Organized and hosted by The Nature Conservancy, Coastal and Marine Program - Indonesia in collaboration with PADI-AWARE. 31 p (pdf, 145Kb)

Mous P.J. & Gorrez M. 2001. Stakeholder involvement in the Site Conservation Planning process for Komodo National Park. Workplan and budget, Feb. - June 2001. The Nature Conservancy, Sanur (Bali), Indonesia. 20 p. (pdf; 227 Kb)

Mous P.J., Muljadi A. & Pet J.S. 2000. Spatial distribution patterns in resource use by the fishing communities in and around Komodo National Park, a marine protected area in Central Indonesia. Ninth International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, Indonesia 23-27 October 2000. Abstracts. Published by State Ministry for the Environment Indonesia, Indonesian Institute of Sciences & The International Society for Reef Studies. p. 208, 237 (pdf; 132 Kb)

Mous, P.J., Pet, J.S., & Halim A., 1999. Harvest characteristics of gango, a method to capture fingerling groupers from mangrove areas in West Flores, Indonesia. Report, 25 p. (pdf; 455 Kb)

Mous P.J. 2002. Report on mooring buoy installation in Komodo National Park, October 2001 - January 2002. Report from The Nature Conservancy, Coastal and Marine Program Indonesia in collaboration with the Komodo National Park authority, June 2002. 11 p. (pdf, 962 Kb; low-res version 295 Kb).

Mous P.J.,  Sudaryanto & Meyer T. 2003. Report on the Komodo Fish Culture Project. A pilot project to establish a multi-species reef fish hatchery in Loh Mbongi and village-based grow-out farms in communities surrounding Komodo National Park, West Flores, Indonesia. September 2003. Report from The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali Indonesia. 17 p (pdf, 1,116 Kb)

Pedju, M. 2004. Report on Seagrass Monitoring in Komodo National Park July 2002 – July 2003. Report from The Nature Conservancy, Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas in collaboration with Komodo National Park authority. 55 p. (pdf; 1,404 Kb)

Pedju M. 2002. Report on Seagrass Monitoring Training in Komodo National Park, July 26th – August 3rd 2002. Report from The Nature Conservancy, Coastal and Marine Program Indonesia in collaboration with Komodo National Park authority and WWF Wallacea. TNC Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Sanur, Bali. 18 p. (pdf, 1,352 Kb).

Pet, J. 1997. Destructive fishing methods in and around Komodo National Park. SPC Live Reef Fish Information Bulletin 2, p. 20-24 (pdf, 258 kb)

Pet, J.S., 1999. Marine resource utilization in Komodo National Park, Monitoring report 1997-1998, (pdf; 4,582 Kb)

Pet, J & Djohani, R. 1998. Combating destructive fishing practices in Komodo National Park: Ban the hookah compressor! SPC Live Reef Fish Information Bulletin 4, p17-28 (pdf, 270kb)

Pet, J.S., & Mous P.J. 1998. Status of the coral reefs in and around Komodo National Park 1996-1998 (with an update of 2000), monitoring report, (pdf; 1,725Kb)

Pet, J.S., & Mulyadi, A.  2001.  Grouper and Napoleon wrasse spawning aggregation sites Komodo National Park 1998-2001, Monitoring report, (pdf; 147 K)

Pet J.S. & Squire L. 2000. Grouper spawning aggregations in Komodo National Park. In: ASIH, AES, HL, SSAR, NIA, CAH. Program Book and Abstracts of the 80th Annual Meeting American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, hosted by Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico, June 14-20, 2000. p. 291. (pdf; 20 Kb).

Pet J.S & Subijanto J. 2001. Enforcement and protection of Komodo National Park (draft). The Nature Conservancy, Sanur (Bali), Indonesia. The Nature Conservancy, Sanur (Bali), Indonesia. 14 p. (pdf; 50 Kb). This version does not include budgets.

Pet-Soede, L (Ed.). 2002. The Solor and Alor islands: Expedition Results, data collected during 2 reconnaissance trips: 9-12 September, 2001 and 7-19 May, 2002, Report from WWF Wallacea Bioregional Program and The Nature Conservancy Southeast Asia Center for Marine Protected Areas, Bali, Indonesia. 110 p. (pdf; 1,189 Kb, high resolution pdf; 4,689 Kb)

Purwandana D., Imansyah, M.J., Rudiharto H., Jessop, T. 2004. Kegiatan Penelitian Ekologi Varanus komodoensis di Taman Nasional Komodo Tahun 2003, Laporan No. 2, The Nature Conservancy, Zoological Society of San Diego, Komodo National Park, 27 p. (pdf; 429 Kb)

PIER & TNC 2001. Komodo Marine Park manta rays: acoustic tagging report (draft). Draft report from the Pfleger Institute of Environmental Research and The Nature Conservancy, Bali, Indonesia. 8 p. (pdf, 526 Kb).

Ruitenbeek H.J. 2001. An economic analysis of the spawning aggregation function in Komodo National Park, Indonesia. SPC Live Reef Fish Information Bulletin #9 – December 2001. p. 13-16 (pdf, 85 Kb)

Sadovy, Y & Pet, J. 1998. Wild collection of juveniles for grouper mariculture: just another capture fishery? SPC Live Reef Fish Information Bulletin 4, p. 36-39 (pdf,112 kb)

Sudaryanto & T. Meyer 2003. Brief report of student internship at the TNC Fish Culture Project, Loh Mbongi, 28 July to 28 August, 2003. Report from TNC SEACMPA, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 4 p. (pdf, 120 Kb)

Sudaryanto, Meyer T. & Mous P.J. 2004. Natural spawning of three species of grouper in floating cages at a pilot broodstock facility at Komodo, Flores, Indonesia. SPC Live Reef Fish Information Bulletin 12. p. 21-26 (pdf; 47 Kb))

 

STUDENT AND INTERN REPORTS

Gallegos, V.L., Vaahtera A. and Wolfs, E. 2005. Sustainable financing for marine protected areas: Lessons from Indonesian MPAs. Case studies: Komodo and Ujung Kulon National Parks. Environmental & Resource Management. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (pdf; 278 Kb)

Anshori, F. 2004. Inventarisasi cetacea di perairan Taman Nasional Komodo, Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur. Laporan praktek kerja lapangan. Jurusan Ilmu Kelautan, Fakultas Perikanan dan Ilmu Kelautan, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang. 50p. (pdf; 1,587 Kb)

Anshori, F. 2005. Studi variasi komposisi  cetacea di perairan Taman Nasional Komodo, Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Skripsi S1 Jurusan Ilmu Kelautan, Fakultas Perikanan dan Ilmu Kelautan, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang. 80p. (pdf; 1,904 Kb)

Keith Dobkowski, Yesenia Gallegos, Jason Hoffman and Angela Mapa, 2001. Fact Sheets on Management of Nine Coastal and Marine Protected Areas. USF School of Law. 104 p. (pdf; 281 Kb)

Setiawan, A. 2004. Sebaran dan tingkah laku cetacea di perairan sekitar Taman Nasional Komodo, Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur. Skripsi S1 Departemen Ilmu dan Teknologi Kelautan, Fakultas Perikanan dan Ilmu Kelautan, Institut Pertanian Bogor, 72p. (pdf; 1,762 Kb)

 

PROJECT UPDATES

April, 2003. The Nature Conservancy, Apex Environmental & PHKA 2003. Visual and Acoustic Field Training Course for Cetaceans in Komodo National Park (KNP) and adjacent waters April 2003. [Pelatihan Visuil dan Akustik untuk Paus dan Lumba-lumba (Setasea) di perairan Taman Nasional Komodo dan sekitarnya April 2003] (pdf, 129 Kb)

January 17, 2002. Seaweed culture. (pdf; 81 Kb)

May, 2002. Coral Reef Rehabilitation (pdf; 683 Kb)

December 15, 2001. Pelagic fishery development. (pdf; 14 Kb)

 

PRESS RELEASES, ARTICLES AND CLIPPINGS

December 2002. Komodo Beneath the Dragon's Realm. Clipping from Asian Diver - http://www.asiandiver.com/magazine/03feb_mar/dragon_realm (pdf; 157 Kb)

October 2002. Komodo & Galapagos: Uniting two different worlds, by Djuna Ivereigh. IslandLife, Special Edition on Sustainable Tourism. p. 27-30. (pdf; 1,613 Kb))

May 2002. Dragons and mantas and sharks, oh my.... by Donna Perot. Asia Pacific Postcard From the Field. Clipping from http://www.nature.org/ (pdf; 132 Kb).

July 2001. Rare whale species identified in Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Press release about the recent discovery of a pygmy Bryde's whale. (pdf; 226K)

January 2001. Komodo Aria, by Michael Aw. AsianGeographic, Edition Jan / Feb 2001, p. 26-41.(pdf; 832 Kb)

October 2000. Clippings from the Environmental News Network on abatement of blast fishing in Komodo. (pdf; 467 Kb)

March 1999. The Komodo Dragon, by Claudio Ciofi. Scientific American, March 1999. Clipping from http://www.sciam.com/ (pdf; 242 Kb).