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The incentives for resource extraction and development make the conservation of biodiversity challenging within tropical forestlands. The 2007 establishment of the Royal Belum State Park in the Malaysian state of Perak offers lessons for creating protected areas in tropical countries where...

Author(s)
Schwabe, K. A.; Carson, R. T.; DeShazo, J. R.; Potts, M. D.; Reese, A. N.; Vincent, J. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Environment & Development, 2015, 24, 1, pp 54-81
Abstract

Ecological tourism is intimately associated with natural features such as scenic beauty, beaches and marine areas, flora and fauna, parks and conservation areas. Increasingly, this tourism is organized to help in the cause of rural poverty alleviation through community-based initiatives. This study ...

Author(s)
Goh HongChing
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2015, 11, 3, pp 42-52
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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
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

Ecotourism is a sustainable use of forest resources, as compared to traditional uses such as logging or mining. However, whether turning forests into tourist sites can generate incomes comparable to the lucrative traditional activities is less clear. We estimated the recreational values of the...

Author(s)
Gwee SaiLing; Tan, A. K. G.; Suresh Narayanan
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2019, 38, 4, pp 327-342

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