Social Capital Based on Local Ecological Knowledge in the Bompon Watershed Community

Alfyananda Kurnia Putra, Bigharta Bekti Susetyo, Samsunardi Daeng Ngimba
2022 KnE Social Sciences  
Environmental ethics has an important position in the management and utilization of the environment; however, the paradigm of human interaction with the environment often creates gaps in ethical understanding. A range of negative impacts arise as a result of imperfect interactions between humans and the environment. Individuals and communities should focus on achieving sustainable environmental development. One such development is through social capital based on local ecological knowledge
more » ... The purpose of this study was to identify and describe a community of social capital based on LEK in accordance with the environmental ethics of the Bompon watershed community in Magelang Regency. We used qualitative descriptive methods; data were collected using interviews and observations. The results showed that social capital based on LEK in accordance with basic environmental ethics referred to experience, trust, adherence to values, regulations, and institutions in the Bompon watershed community. Keywords: Bompon Watershed Community, environmental ethics, local ecological knowledge
doi:10.18502/kss.v7i16.12182 fatcat:eqtxsd4gc5byhh4evvymfehr6q