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Examples are given of ways in which primitive man, as a component of the Malaysian tropical rain forest ecosystem for tens of thousand (perhaps millions) of years, has influenced the evolution of other species in this system by such means as hunting and plant gathering, seed dispersal, habitat...

Author(s)
Rambo, A. T.
Citation
Malaysian Applied Biology, 1979, 8, 1, pp 59-65
Abstract

Analysing visitors' perception is one way to gauge whether a tourist destination can fulfil the varied needs of its customers. Using factor analysis, the perception patterns of the visitors to Tioman in Malaysia were grouped into 4 topical aspects, i.e., environment, recreation, social and...

Author(s)
Shuib, A.; Abdullah, N. M. R.
Citation
Malaysian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 8, pp 1-12
Abstract

The boting romin (longhouse) is traditional to the Bidayuh people of Sarawak and constitutes a strong tourist attraction. However, nowadays people are moving to simple detached houses in their gardens or paddy fields or to sites of better access to town and longhouses are falling into disuse and...

Author(s)
Noeb, L. M.
Citation
Sarawak Gazette, 1992, 129, 1520, pp 4-18
Abstract

The Indonesian (and Malaysian) rainforests are a topic of considerable regional and international controversy. Traditionally, the forest was seen in terms of a contrast with the political and cultural centre; the inhabitants of the forest have a negative image - demons, giants, outcasts, murderers. ...

Author(s)
Graf, A.
Citation
Indonesia Circle, 1995, No. 65, pp 32-41
Abstract

Conservation of historic areas and buildings has become an increasingly important feature in Peninsular Malaysia's older cities. The most recent heritage conservation projects, focused on the three main tourism centres of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Penang, are receiving political and financial...

Author(s)
Cartier, C. L.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1996, 21, 1, pp 45-53
Abstract

Twenty five papers are presented from seven sessions of an international seminar held on ecotourism for forest conservation and community development. The focus is on Asia. The sessions are: overview of ecotourism, realistic expectations, and current trends and issues (five papers); ecotourism in...

Publisher
Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia-Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RECOFTC report, 1997, No. 15, pp x + 281 pp.
Abstract

A preliminary discussion of park based ecotourism is presented focusing on Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The question of the degree of congruence between the conservation objectives of reserves and the interests of ecotourism is addressed. Following an introduction topics covered are: national...

Author(s)
Hitchcock, M.; Jay, S.
Publisher
Curzon Press Ltd, Richmond, UK
Citation
Environmental challenges in South-East Asia., 1998, pp 305-316
Abstract

A case study of ecotourism in Thailand and its immediate neighbouring countries is provided. Although it is argued that ecotourism is less important in relative terms than similarly endowed countries such as Costa Rica, Nepal and Kenya, two main components can be identified in the Thai ecotourism...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Ecotourism in the less developed world., 1998, pp 160-179
Abstract

The paper argues for the conservation of Sarawak's bats (Malaysia). After a brief introduction it examines: their taxonomic status; their echolocation system; diet; locations within the state; species-diversity; how to identify in the field. The ecological roles of bats are outlined in terms of...

Author(s)
Gumal, M.; Abdullah, M. I.; Abdullah, K.; Alias, A.; Brandeh, C. J.
Citation
Sarawak Gazette, 1998, 125, 1538, pp 52-57
Abstract

An attempt is made to estimate the costs and benefits of managing forested catchments in Malaysia. Three land use options are simulated for 4 selected catchments in the Hulu Langat Forest Reserves (HLFR), Selangor, Malaysia. These options are no logging or catchment protection (CP), reduced impact...

Author(s)
Mohd Shahwahid, H. O.; Awang Noor, A. G.; Abdul Rahim, N.; Zulkifli, Y.; Razani, U.
Citation
Environment and Development Economics, 1999, 4, 3, pp 279-311

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