The Initiative Of The Jambak Sand Community To Make Turtles


Turtle Conservation located at pasir jambak,Padang,W Sumatera on Wednesday (6/3/19) ANTARA FOTO/Maliar/19

Padang (ANTARA) - Concern about hariyose starch for the extinction of turtles, he is determined with his own capital and business located in the sand of the jambak, Koto Tangah Sub-District, Padang City, West Sumatra, Saturday (2/03) to establish a conservation although he did not get economic benefits of these activities

The business that he did dealt with many problems, he tried to provide the best in carrying out turtle rescue activities such as the presence of pests that attack turtle children and operational costs that still use his personal money.

Pati hariyose (35) is a sand beach sand young man and a fisherman child built a simple building for turtle conservation wherein there is a breeding process for turtles starting from eggs to hatching and then released to the beach where these captive breeds are transformed into tourist attractions.

With the existence of turtle conservation as a new attraction, visitors are expected to be able to participate. to increase operations by collecting donations from visitors buy turtle eggs from fishermen at a price of one item, Rp. 2,000 to Rp. 4,000 to maintain the breeding of the turtle eggs.

Sea turtles are rare animals that need the initiative of all parties to help and save the lives of turtles so that turtles can breed well and further away from the brink of extinction for the need for turtle conservation, to foster enthusiasm and sacrifice to keep caring and paying attention to turtles May 23 as the world turtle day.

To ensure the sustainability of the turtle population as one of the rare animals it is expected that education is needed about converging the turtle population against all community lamps in a form that is easily understood by the people, and the community to care more about turtle populations so as not to hunt or kill living creatures, especially turtles.

With full limitations, this turtle breeding location has been operating well in the last five years.

The Indonesian republic government has protected turtles by issuing law no.5 of 1990 concerning the conservation of living natural resources and their ecosystems and also issued Government Regulation No. 8 of 1999 concerning the use of plants and animals, it is forbidden to arrest, injure and kill. Anyone who intentionally does this will be subject to witnesses with a prison sentence of 5 years and fined a maximum of Rp 100,000,000 , 00 (one hundred million rupiah).

Written by : Internship Student of ANTARA SUMBAR 2019 from English Department State Polytechnic of Padang
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Editor: Maswandi