Preliminary research on environmental literacy and conservation toward eco-tourism through the community learning centre

M.Pd, BUDIYONO SAPUTRO, S.Pd, (2020) Preliminary research on environmental literacy and conservation toward eco-tourism through the community learning centre.

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Abstract

Coastal abrasion has caused the destruction of the mangrove forest in Mojo Pemalang Village. Thus,a preliminary study of communities’ literacyabout conservation atMojo Village, Pemalang, was requiredto develop the potential of mangrove forest ecotourism. This study aimedto understand thefishermen’s literacy about conservationatMojo Village, Pemalang related withthe development of mangrove forest ecotourism through the Community Learning Center (CLC). Thetype of research wasqualitative descriptive. The research subjects were fishermen in Mojo Village, Pemalang, Central Java, Indonesia. The results of a preliminary study of six indicators of environmental literacy and conservation developed by the North American Association for Environmental Education (2011) and Rush et al. (1999) areas follows: ecological knowledge = 6.02%, verbal commitment = 6.02%, environmental sensitivity = 6.02%, identification = 12.04%, issue analysis = 6.02%, and real commitment = 6.02%. The overall percentage was42.14% and was includedinthe low category. The results of the preliminary study indicatedthat Mojo fishing communities’literacy aboutconservation of the environment towards mangrove forests still neededto be improved. A solution suggested based othe results of a preliminary study wasthe implementation of mangrove ecotourism Community Learning Center (CLC), conducted through several pieces of training, includingconservation training, education training, tourism training, and economic training

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Ilmu Ekonomi,Politik, Sosial, Budaya dan Pertahanan Negera > Ilmu Pendidikan
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email bimoharyosetyoko@iainsalatiga.ac.id
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2020 04:26
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2020 04:26
URI: http://e-repository.perpus.iainsalatiga.ac.id/id/eprint/7936

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