Pengaruh Ekowisata Berbasis Masyarakat terhadap Perubahan Kondisi Ekologi, Sosial dan Ekonomi di Kampung Batusuhunan, Sukabumi
Ecotourism is responsible travel journey towards environmental sustainability and well being of local communities. Active role in managing ecotourism potential is important because people have the knowledge of nature and culture potential sale value as ecotourism attraction. The development of community managed ecotourism affects the ecological, social, and economic communities. The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of community based ecotourism in village Batusuhunan to changing ecological, social, and economic community. The results showed that the presence of community based ecotourism Batusuhunan give change for the community especially in the ecological and social aspects. On ecological aspect, the population has had the awareness to protect the environment by disposing of waste in place and environmentally friendly lifestyle. In the social aspect, ecotourism increase cooperation of community especially in the field ecotourism. Social activities in the community often held in line with the development of ecotourism. On the economic, employment opportunities derived from ecotourism sector could be extra income for the family. However, changes in the standard of living can not be perceived by the Batusuhunan community because ecotourism development has just started and has been running for about 3 years.