Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environment and Sustainability Issues, ICESI 2019, 18-19 July 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Religious Consciousness in Mangrove Conservation Efforts in the North Coast of Java

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-7-2019.2290112,
        author={Asma  Luthfi},
        title={Religious Consciousness in Mangrove Conservation Efforts in the North Coast of Java},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environment and Sustainability Issues, ICESI 2019, 18-19 July 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICESI},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={mangrove conservation religious consciousness northern coast of jawa},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-7-2019.2290112}
    }
    
  • Asma Luthfi
    Year: 2019
    Religious Consciousness in Mangrove Conservation Efforts in the North Coast of Java
    ICESI
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-7-2019.2290112
Asma Luthfi1,*
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: asma_luthfi@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

Mangrove conservation activities undertaken Bedono community in the aftermath of the tidal flood that inundated their guided by Islamic consciousness that they believe. The purpose of this study is describing the religious consciousness in mangrove conservation activities undertaken by the community of Bedono. This research uses qualitative research based data collection through observation, interviews and documentation study. Data processing method starting from data collection, data reduction, data presentation, and conclusion. Verification of data using a triangulation method. The results showed that: (1) The existence of the tomb guardian K.H.Abdullah Mudzakkir is one aspect that makes them still live in the area and planted mangroves. (2) Religious Consciousness underlying mangrove conservation activities is to acquire awareness of personal safety and the environment, maintain the sustainability of religion, and maintain the safety of the environment and property which is a medium for people to worship. (3) The function of religion in mangrove conservation activities are meta-technology and worship function. This study also highlights the religious consciousness that underlies Bedono mangrove conservation in the village have also experienced the dynamics in line with government policy, aid from foreign donors, and the commodification of disasters through mangrove and religious tourism.