Kemiskinan Dan Strategi Adaptasi Nelayan Di Pulau Sebuku, Kabupaten Kotabaru, Kalimantan Selatan
Fishers living condition including the poverty that occurred in the fishing communities on small islands not yet widely available. Therefore this study is very important. The objective of this study research are 1) what was the level of poverty in the fishers on the island of Sebuku; 2) how about adaptation strategies undertaken by the fishers residing on the island of Sebuku; 3) what are the factors that influence the level of poverty and adaptation strategies of fishers on the island of Sebuku; 4) what is the attitude of fishers towards regional autonomy policy, the entry of mining companies and climatic conditions on the island of Sebuku. This research was conducted with a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. Correlations is using rank spearman. Location of the study were purposively selected, Rampa Village and Sekapung Village. Sampling using simple random sampling technique. Based on field research, both in the Rampa Village and Sekapung Village, there were nothing included in the category of very poor and poor households based on criteria of BLT (Bantuan Langsung Tunai), while the relative poverty of poor households was used the criteria of the agreement from Rampa Village and Sekapung Village community. Fishers do various adaptation strategies, especially when a bad season. The majority of respondents have a negative attitude toward the policy of regional autonomy and the companies comers on the Sebuku Island. The result showed a positive correlation between the experience of going to sea with attitudes toward climate conditions (r=0.81) and levels of education with an attitude against the companies comers (r=0.30), but there was a negative correlation between the income level attitudes towards the companies comers (r=0.67) and the experience of going to sea with the attitude towards the companies comers (r=0.23). Other variables have no correlation.