Baar Tribe in Flores Protect Komodo Dragons – Have their Conservation Efforts Paid Off? 

For the Baar indigenous people, Komodo dragons are relatives who must be cared for throughout their lives. To preserve the endangered Komodo dragons, they patrol against poaching with the government and NGOs, and agreed to reduce customary hunting periods. But have these collaborative efforts helped improve the economy of the Baar community?

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Baar Tribe in Flores Protect Komodo Dragons – Have their Conservation Efforts Paid Off? 

For the Baar indigenous people, Komodo dragons are relatives who must be cared for throughout their lives. To preserve the endangered Komodo dragons, they patrol against poaching with the government and NGOs, and agreed to reduce customary hunting periods. But have these collaborative efforts helped improve the economy of the Baar community?

For Decades, Land Disputes Remain Rampant in East Nusa Tenggara’s Colol Conservation Are

Efforts to resolve disputes that have been agreed upon, including those known as the Three Pillars - involving the government, the Catholic Church and indigenous leaders - have yet to find a solution. The dispute continues to drag on

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