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Volume 74, 2018International Conference Series on Life Cycle Assessment: Life Cycle Assessment as A Metric to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals (ICSoLCA 2018)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Biodiversity and Forest Conservation|
|Published online||12 December 2018|
The physical carrying capacity of mangrove ecotourism in Blanakan, Subang Regency, West Java, Indonesia
School of Environmental Science, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
2 Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
3 Department of Environmental Health, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Blanakan mangrove forest is a form of biodiversity wealth owned by Indonesia. This forest has several tourism objects both in terms of nature and culture. Natural attraction such as mangrove diversity, crocodile breeding sites, and mangrove zonation. Cultural attraction such as Nadran ceremonies (sea party) and Sisingaan. Based on tourist visit data, the number of tourists has increase from year to year. However, it is feared to cause environmental damage and inconvenience for visitors. Therefore, the physical carrying capacity as the maximum number of tourists in tourist area needs to be taken into account. This research aims to analyze the physical carrying capacity of Blanakan mangrove ecotourism. The method of the research is quantitative method. This research analyzed by physical carrying capacity method. The result is the physical carrying capacity is 77.000 visitors/day. Relative carrying capacity is 2.750 visitors/day and effective carrying capacity is 825 visitors/day. While, the average tourist visit rate per day is 57 people. This research that the carrying capacity of the Blanakan mangrove ecotourism has not been exceeded.
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