Linking Conservation of Biodiversity and Community Livelihood in Komodo National Park, Indonesia

  • Tamen SitorusEmail author
Part of the Global Environmental Studies book series (GENVST)


The management of protected areas around the world is today an established strategy for the protection of biodiversity. Today, this activity is supported by national ­legislation and international regulation, suggesting that it may have only a young history; and yet, the management of scarce and prized resources has been a millenary challenge to humankind, and various techniques have been devised for this purpose through time. Indigenous peoples all over the world have been behaving as custodians of valuable assets, on land and in the sea, using a variety of techniques. What distinguishes these traditional practices from those in force today is largely an outcome of the existence of one particular, recent industry which has cast prized resources into a totally different light.


Protected Area Green Turtle World Heritage Site Hawksbill Turtle Physeter Macrocephalus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Conservation Natural ResourcesBaliIndonesia

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