Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Nature-Based Solution in Climate Change, RESILIENCE 2023, 24 November 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Determining factors for the utilization of mangrove forest in Bontang, East Kalimantan

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.24-11-2023.2346535,
        author={Eka  Puspitawati and Farah  Mulyasari and Nova  Ulhasanah and Rico  Ricardo and Evi  Siti Sofiyah and Fatimah  Dinan Qonitan and Harya  Dwi Nugraha and Aisyah  Kumala},
        title={Determining factors for the utilization of mangrove forest in Bontang, East Kalimantan},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Nature-Based Solution in Climate Change, RESILIENCE 2023, 24 November 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={RESILIENCE},
        year={2024},
        month={7},
        keywords={mangrove forest bontang logistic model},
        doi={10.4108/eai.24-11-2023.2346535}
    }
    
  • Eka Puspitawati
    Farah Mulyasari
    Nova Ulhasanah
    Rico Ricardo
    Evi Siti Sofiyah
    Fatimah Dinan Qonitan
    Harya Dwi Nugraha
    Aisyah Kumala
    Year: 2024
    Determining factors for the utilization of mangrove forest in Bontang, East Kalimantan
    RESILIENCE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.24-11-2023.2346535
Eka Puspitawati1,*, Farah Mulyasari1, Nova Ulhasanah1, Rico Ricardo1, Evi Siti Sofiyah1, Fatimah Dinan Qonitan1, Harya Dwi Nugraha1, Aisyah Kumala1
  • 1: Universitas Pertamina, Jalan Teuku Nyak Arief, Simprug, Kebayoran Lama, Jakarta Selatan, 1222012
*Contact email: eka.p@universitaspertamina.ac.id

Abstract

The area of mangrove forests in Bontang City may decrease over time. While mangrove forest and its ecosystem have great potential to prevent coastal abrasion, absorb and store carbon, which threatens climate change, and sources of income of the coastal communities. This research aims to analyzes determining factors to use mangrove forests and to know the behavior of the community towards preserving mangrove forests. Using primary data from 186 respondents, this study utilized logistic regression analysis method. The results show that majority of Bontang City residents are aware about the existence of protected mangrove forests. Determining factors that influence the Bontang city’s people utilizing the mangrove forests are kind of job, knowledge and distance from mangrove forest areas.