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It is argued that coastal ecotourism can play an important role in reducing the pressure on coastal resouces in South East Asia. This pressure arises from the competing demand from the subsistence requirements of local communities; biodiversity conservation; and recreational demands from...

Author(s)
Wong PohPoh
Publisher
United Nations Environment Programme, Paris, France
Citation
Industry and Environment, 2001, 24, 3/4, pp 20-24
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
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Protected areas (PAs) serve to conserve the world's threatened habitats, species and genetic diversity which provide ecosystem services and biological resources. Initially, sacred places that possess spiritual values were regarded as the 'traditional' PAs by the local communities. As the primary...

Author(s)
Jellialive Ami; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 10, 1, pp 53-64
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Lower Kinabatangan Segama Wetland consists of three Permanent Forest Reserve covered a total area approximately 78,803 Ha. Situated in the eastern coast of Sabah and manage by Sabah Forestry Department, LKSW has been designated as Ramsar Site in 2008. The natural ecosystem in LKSW comprised of...

Author(s)
Abdul Hamid, M. A.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.; Ahmad, S.; Ramachandran, S.; Husin, T.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Resources, Tourism and Services Management 2015, Sabah, Malaysia, 15-17 April 2015, 2015, pp 396-398
AbstractFull Text

Lower Kinabatangan Segama Wetland (LKSW) consists of three Permanent Forest Reserves covering an area approximately 78,803 ha. Situated in the eastern coast of Sabah and managed by Sabah Forestry Department, LKSW has been designated as a Ramsar Site in 2008. The natural ecosystem in LKSW comprises...

Author(s)
Abdul Hamid, M. A.; Syamsul Herman, M. A.; Zaiton Samdin
Publisher
Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 5, 3, pp 203-209

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