Reflection of an environmental ethics education based on local wisdom in the kampung adat Cikondang of Bandung regency against environmental conservation and sanitation

  • H K Surtikanti Departemen Pendidikan Biologi, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
  • S Hidayat Departemen Pendidikan Biologi, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Abstract

The existence of the environment is the responsibility of all walks of life in maintaining and supporting the sustainability of human life in the world. This research aims to study the reflection of environmental ethics education based on local wisdom in the Kampung Adat Cikondang (KAC) Pangalengan (Bandung Regency) on environmental conservation and sanitation. The research method used is descriptive qualitative. The study included the background of indigenous peoples, customs and tradition, rule and prohibitions, and environmental ethics. Community respondents were selected based on purposive sampling, namely the community (60 people) aged between 18-50 years. Data were obtained using interview instruments and field observation notes. Based on the result from the respondents (100%) said that the knowledge about environmental conservation and sanitation are received mostly from elder people. This information are inheritaged through next generation. This has a positive impact on the behavior of KAC people in managing the environment. It is hoped that local wisdom-based environmental education can be an example for people in other villages thus increasing a sense of environmental stewardship. For the general public, it is expected to bring up motivation to protect the environment by understanding the local wisdom in the KAC

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Published
2021-04-01
How to Cite
Surtikanti, H. K., & Hidayat, S. (2021). Reflection of an environmental ethics education based on local wisdom in the kampung adat Cikondang of Bandung regency against environmental conservation and sanitation. International Conference on Mathematics and Science Education of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, 5, 45-51. Retrieved from http://science.conference.upi.edu/proceeding/index.php/ICMScE/article/view/253