The role of the mangrove environment community in Karawang Regency

Luthfiyyah Dzakiyyah Wopa, Tjiong Giok Pin, Nurul Sri Rahatiningtyas, Yosmaniar

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Mangrove ecosystems in Karawang regency have a fairly extensive mangrove forest with various ecology functions based on conservation that can be used as ecotourism. This can be utilized as a local natural potential by being managed by the community. The purpose of this study was to analyze community perceptions of potensial mangrove ecotourism in Cilebar District are scattered in Pusakajaya Utara and Mekarpohaci villages, while Tempuran sub-districts are scattered in Tanjungjaya and Sumberjaya villages. Data was collected through field surveys and interviews using questionnaires. The analysis used in this research is spatial and descriptive. The result showed that the community perception was very good in the Pusakajaya Utara and Sumberjaya villages; while the community perception was good in Mekarpohaci and Tanjungjaya villages. The better community perception of mangrove ecotourism can be the basis for community participation to manage the potential of the mangrove ecosystem in the area.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012084
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Event5th International Marine and Fisheries Symposium, ISMF 2022 - Makassar, Indonesia
Duration: 4 Jun 20225 Jun 2022


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