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Mangrove Forest and Charcoal Production: Case of Batu Ampar,West Kalimantan

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dc.contributor.author Prasetiamartati, Budiati en_US
dc.contributor.author Tai, Hsing-Sheng en_US
dc.contributor.author Santoso, N. en_US
dc.contributor.author Mustikasari, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Syah, C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-31T14:32:05Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-31T14:32:05Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2008-11-14 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2008-11-14 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/771
dc.description.abstract "Mangrove is a coastal habitat that is found in tropical and sub-tropical tidal areas, but has been undervalued in the past and consequently subject to extensive removal and degradation. Conversion of mangrove forests into other alternative uses is happening in many parts of the world, including Indonesia. Despite the fact that degradation of mangrove forest is growing, the Batu Ampar mangrove biosphere remains relatively intact and good. "This paper seeks to examine the underlying factors explaining the relatively good condition of mangrove in Batu Ampar, West Kalimantan. It is based on empirical study in Batu Ampar village that is part of the Batu Ampar mangrove biosphere. The research focuses on the human-nature interactions to mangrove ecosystem in Batu Ampar and is examined based on national political situation in Indonesia that can be distinguished between before and after the reform era. The community of Batu Ampar village depends directly and indirectly on the mangrove ecosystem resources with the majority of villagers being fishermen and charcoal producers. Their interactions with mangrove ecosystem are dynamic and affected by internal and external institutions. Since 2007, local charcoal production has been on rising, and careful attention to the sustainability of mangrove forest must be given. However, this research shows that charcoal production in Batu Ampar village can actually help to prevent the conversion of mangroves into alternative uses." en_US
dc.subject mangroves en_US
dc.subject ecosystems en_US
dc.subject charcoal en_US
dc.subject institutions en_US
dc.subject natural resources en_US
dc.subject resource management en_US
dc.subject IASC en_US
dc.title Mangrove Forest and Charcoal Production: Case of Batu Ampar,West Kalimantan en_US
dc.type Conference Paper en_US
dc.type.published unpublished en_US
dc.coverage.region East Asia en_US
dc.coverage.country Indonesia en_US
dc.subject.sector Social Organization en_US
dc.subject.sector Forestry en_US
dc.identifier.citationconference Governing Shared Resources: Connecting Local Experience to Global Challenges, the Twelfth Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Commons en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfdates July 14-18, 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.citationconfloc Cheltenham, England en_US

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