The construction of ”Jurassic Park”, as they called in social networks holiday resort that is projected in the National park Komodo, en Indonesian, is still standing despite Unesco warnings about him environmental impact that could cause the play.
Last year, the government of the South Asian country began working on a project series to create new resorts in the park, declared World Heritage, which generated controversy and concerns about the habitat of the komodo dragons, classified by International Union for the Nature Conservation as a species in Danger of extinction.
The construction of ‘Jurassic Park’ in Indonesia continues (Video @KawanBaikKomodo).
Controversy about the construction of ‘Jurassic Park’
In his report of June 4 of this year, the Unesco World Heritage Committee stated that the project required a new evaluation of environmental impact to analyze the illegal fishing problems and the risk potential for natural habitat of lizards.
He also expressed his dismay at the signifier increased tourismas sponsors hope to attract up to 500.000 Annual visitors to the region, double the “number of visitors before the covid-19 pandemic,” according to the agency’s figures.
Part of the problem is the lack of clarity in the plans the Indonesian government has in this regard. The project focuses on isla Rinca and, according to Independent, it will be a “Luxury tourist place”.
Wiratno, a senior official in the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment, told Reuters that the updated assessment was being drafted and could be shipped in September. However, he assured that “the project to be continueIt has been shown to have no impact ”.
Komodo dragons attacks on humans
Last year, on the island of Rinca there was a attack from a Komodo dragon to a construction worker at the resort who was seriously injured. The incident led to once again questioning the controversial project, since the lizards become more aggressive when disturbed. “They can’t act normal when stressed,” he explained. Aloysius Suhartim Karya, who directs the conservation group Tourism Rescue Society Forum to VICE World News.
Although Komodo dragons’ attacks on humans are rare, they are very dangerous. These animals can run at 20 kilometers per hour, are two to three meters long and weigh about 70 kilograms.