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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

This study presents an approach based on an integrated use of GIS, ANP and Water Quality Index (WQI) for sustainable tourism planning in a wetland environment (Ramsar site). ANP will be utilized to evaluate the relative priorities for the conservation, tourism and economic development of the Ramsar ...

Author(s)
Mansir Aminu; Abdul-Nassir Matori; Khamaruzaman Wan Yusof; Rosilawati Binti Zainol
Publisher
Maxwell Science Publications, Birmingham, UK
Citation
Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2013, 6, 3, pp 417-422
Abstract

Nature-based tourism can generate important revenue to support conservation of biodiversity. However, constant exposure to tourists and subsequent chronic activation of stress responses can produce pathological effects, including impaired cognition, growth, reproduction, and immunity in the same...

Author(s)
Muehlenbein, M. P.; Ancrenaz, M.; Sakong, R.; Ambu, L.; Prall, S.; Fuller, G.; Raghanti, M. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 3, pp e33357
Abstract

While academic literature and media attention has rightly focused on the numerous instances of land grabbing taking place in various corners of the world, far less attention is paid to the enclosure, appropriation and dispossession taking place in the guise of marine conservation - or the recently...

Author(s)
Hill, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2017, 79, pp 97-100
Abstract

Ecotourism is a normative concept defined and driven by generalized principles concerning local livelihoods and conservation of natural and cultural environments. Supply-side studies considering the applicability of these principles in practice are limited. In particular, an understanding of how...

Author(s)
Thompson, B. S.; Gillen, J.; Friess, D. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 2, pp 257-276
Abstract

This study investigates the factors contributing to community participation in a World Heritage Site (WHS) using Motivation, Opportunity, and Ability (MOA) model. We examined the effects of these factors on three levels of community participation. The findings showed that motivation had the...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Ahmad, A. G.; Rabeeh Barghi
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 142-153
Abstract

Community-based ecotourism is one of the most dynamic sectors of the Malaysian tourism industry. The destinations include remote traditional communities where national parks, game reserves and other protected areas serve as the background setting for such activities. Ecotourism's principle is...

Author(s)
Amat Ramsa Yaman; Abdullah Mohd
Publisher
ANSInet, Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2004, 4, 4, pp 583-589
Abstract

Paraboea (including Trisepalum) is represented by 36 species in Malaysia and displays a high level of endemism (80%) and 31 of its species are restricted to limestone habitats. Two species are endemic in Sabah, of the 11 species in Sarawak 10 are endemic, and in Peninsular Malaysia 16 of the 24...

Author(s)
Kiew, R.; Ummul-Nazrah, A. R.; Chua, L. S. L.
Publisher
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Gardens' Bulletin (Singapore), 2011, 63, 1/2, pp 433-450
Abstract

The paper discusses issues of heritage, conservation, development and tourism within a South East Asian context. It focuses on circumstances in the city state of Singapore and the countries of Malaysia and the Philippines and their capitals with particular attention given to three case studies of...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2012, 37, 1, pp 47-55
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

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