ARE NEED IN SITU AND EX SITU CONSERVATION BASED COMMUNITY AT BIODIVERSITY PARK IN SUMEDANG REGENCY WEST JAVA PROVINCE?
Departemen Pendidikan Geografi
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
Indonesia is the largest archipelagic country in the world. It has tropical climatic conditions so there are many tropical rain forest ecosystems with a high level of biodiversity. Vegetation in relatively large tropical forests makes it one of the largest oxygen suppliers in the world. Biodiversity is widely used for various purposes of human life. However, along with the advancement of science and technology, there are various environmental problems that can threaten the biodiversity, sometimes the consciousness arises when the level of biodiversity has been entered in critical condition, Biodiversity Park in Sumedang Regency, West Java Province is one of In situ and ex situ conservation. This study aims to analyze in situ conservation efforts in biodiversity parks. This research uses survey method, where data is collected through observation, interview, literature study and documentation study which then analyzed descriptively. The biodiversity park in Sumedang Regency is a conservation area with in situ and ex situ functions on a legal basis. Conservation efforts undertaken are community-based. This is due to the large number of people who utilize biodiversity in the Biodiversity Park to fulfill their various needs. Conservation efforts undertaken are more about building sustainable communities to participate in biodiversity conservation. It is necessary for the role of local government to continue to monitor and direct the in situ and ex situ conservation efforts undertaken by local communities.
Topic: Biogeography and Biodiversity