Researcher biography

Karlina is a postdoctoral research fellow with expertise in applying data analysis to solve wildlife conservation problems. She is currently working with Australian bird data to identify nationwide community typologies, which are the bases for developing Australia’s bird community condition metric.

Originally from Indonesia, Karlina has experience in applying methods in ecology, economy and social science and the quantitative use of large datasets to solve various conservation issues.

Karlina has extensive experience in the field of wildlife trade, with her main expertise being in the field of the Asian songbird trade. For this work, she has been featured in the BBC Natural History produced documentary “Endangered” and in other independent films such as “#notapet” by waterbear.

Karlina also has a lot of experience in bio and eco-acoustics and, outside Australia, has experience working on conservation issues in Indonesia, Malaysia and Japan.