INTEGRATED BEACH CONSERVATION
FOR SUSTANABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN BALI
Dr. Ketut Gede Dharma Putra
E-mail : email@example.com
The implementation of the integrated beach conservation program in Bali
The integrated beach conservation such as the Coral Ref Conservation, Mangrove Forest Conservation, Bali Beach Conservation Project, Bali Clean Up, Clean River Program is found connected with the growth interest among the local community, the private sector, and also the local government in the awareness of climate change. The sustainable tourism development strategy is found effective in the protection of
The strategy use are the consistency to Implementing the Tri Hita Karana philosophy as a Coastal Management Strategy, to promote a Conceptual Coastal Management System Model, to Incorporate Local Knowledge into a Holistic Planning, to promote the Empowerment of the Traditional Village Organization. Traditional villages play an important role in the implementation of integrated beach conservation program as seen through the implementation of Tri Hita Karana philosophy into the spatial planning regulation. This concept is derived from the coastal peoples’ belief that there is harmony between God, the communities and the nature. The people honor this belief by protecting their environment with a coastal management system based on traditional or local genius.
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Keyword: sustainable tourism development, coastal strategy
The island of Bali is relatively small (5,633 Km2) and experienced a population increase from about 1.5 million in 1950 to about 3.5 million in 2005 and predict to become 4 million in 2015.
The Integrated Beach Conservation Program
The integrated beach conservation program in
The successful implementation of the program is under the adoption of local wisdom into the spatial planning regulation. The integrated coastal development is executing by the consistency to implement the Tri Hita Karana philosophy as a coastal management strategy, to promote a conceptual coastal management system model, to incorporate local knowledge into a holistic planning, to promote the empowerment of the traditional village organization.
Traditional villages play an important role in the implementation of integrated beach conservation program as seen through the implementation of Tri Hita Karana philosophy into the common sense of development activity. This concept is derived from the coastal peoples’ belief that there is harmony between God, the communities and the nature. The people honor this belief by protecting their environment with a coastal management system based on traditional or local genius. Integrated beach conservation in
The strategy is needed to understand
The paradox of coastal development
The development in small islands such as
The concept of sustainable development has been expressed as an adaptive process of change in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investment, and the orientation of technological development and institutional changes are made to meet the needs of present and future generations for a better life. The key point of sustainable development is to maintain ecological integrity and diversity with basic human needs, and reaching the conservation of the environment, appreciation of local genius, and increasing the self-determination of the local people. In
The development of coastal areas in
The Local Wisdom
Concern for coastal management related with local belief is not an entirely new phenomenon. From the Hindu philosophy, which is believed by most all Balinese, the story of Dewa Ruci says that once upon a time, Bima, the second son of Kunti was a man with very strong character who tried to find eternity inside the ocean. Instead, he found that the God is Ocean itself, therefore, if the ocean was polluted, it is difficult to identify the God inside the marine water, which means that people live at the coastal region should always clean their surrounding to find the God. This story indicates the role of a traditional village and community members in improving marine environment.
The development at the coastal area in
Therefore, the role of traditional village in coastal management in
With the increase of problems facing the coastal region in Bali, a strategy to maintain a good quality of life for Balinese coastal community may include some actions such as: The implementation of the Tri Hita Karana philosophy as a Coastal Management Strategy.
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