Law Community of “Tatar-Sunda”: Preservation of Forests and Climate Change

  • Anthon F. SUSANTO Pasundan University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Mella Ismelina.F RAHAYU Tarumanagara University, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Liya Sukma MULIYA Bandung Islamic University, Bandung, Indonesia
Palabras clave: Balance of life, climate change, forest destruction, functions of forests, indigenous law society. / Balance de vida, cambio climático, destrucción de bosques, funciones de los bosques, sociedad de derecho indígena.




This article outlines the wisdom of the Tatar Sunda customary community in preserving the functions of forests that can contribute to climate change mitigation efforts. This paper is the result of a study that uses a sociological juridical approach method. Field studies are conducted to obtain primary data through interview and observation techniques. The results of this study explain that through the establishment of forest protection and management areas, it can be prevented forest destruction, maintain the balance and harmony of the surrounding environment slowing down the occurrence of climate change.



Este artículo describe la sabiduría de la comunidad consuetudinaria de Tatar Sunda para preservar las funciones de los bosques que pueden contribuir a los esfuerzos de mitigación del cambio climático que se producen. Este artículo es el resultado de un estudio que utiliza un método de enfoque jurídico sociológico. Se realizan estudios de campo para obtener datos primarios a través de técnicas de entrevista y observación. Los resultados de este estudio explican que a través del establecimiento de áreas de manejo y protección forestal, puede prevenirse la destrucción del bosque, mantener el equilibrio y la armonía del ambiente circundante frenando la ocurrencia del cambio climático.

Biografía del autor/a

Anthon F. SUSANTO, Pasundan University, Bandung, Indonesia
Anthon Freddy Susanto is a doctor in Law, working as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Pasundan University. He studied Law in the Undergraduate Program at Pasundan University in Bandung, Masters in Diponegoro University and Doctoral Studies at Diponegoro University. He is active as a writer and researcher in the fields of Legal Philosophy, Legal Theory, Legal Sociology and Legal Research Methods.
Mella Ismelina.F RAHAYU, Tarumanagara University, Jakarta, Indonesia
Mella Ismelina Farma Rahayu is a professor in the field of law who works as a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Tarumanagara University. He studied Law in the undergraduate program at the Bandung Islamic University, Masters Study Program at Padjadjaran University and Doctoral Program studies at Diponegoro University. He is active as a writer and researcher in the fields of environmental law, legal sociology and legal philosophy.
Liya Sukma MULIYA, Bandung Islamic University, Bandung, Indonesia
Liya Sukma Muliya is a lecturer in the field of law who works as a lecturer at Bandung Islamic University. He studied law at the undergraduate program at the Islam University in Bandung, and studied a master's program at Padjadjaran University. He is active as a writer and researcher in the fields of customary law, civil law. Inheritance law.


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SUSANTO, A. F., RAHAYU, M. I., & MULIYA, L. S. (2020). Law Community of “Tatar-Sunda”: Preservation of Forests and Climate Change. Utopía Y Praxis Latinoamericana, 25(1), 165-170. Recuperado a partir de