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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

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
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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
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to examine the relationship between recreation specialization and diver's underwater behavior in Perhentian Island. Design/methodology/approach - Data were collected using a pilot survey on 50 divers in Perhentian Island. In-depth interviews with several dive operators...

Author(s)
Nurbaidura Salim; Azizi Bahauddin; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 4, pp 388-397
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

As ecotourism gains momentum in many developing countries, so is the discourse on what constitute ideal ecotourism practices. One fundamental principle that warrants proper understanding is the relationship between environment and tourism as this strikes at the heart of minimizing negative...

Author(s)
Choy ErAh; Nurul Bariah, M. L.
Publisher
Universiti Kebangsaan, Selngor, Malaysia
Citation
Geografia. Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 2013, 9, 2, pp 27-34
Abstract

There are currently 15 species of Geostachys in Peninsular Malaysia of which 13 are hyper endemic to their localities. Four taxa are categorised as Endangered, eight as Vulnerable and one each as Near Threatened, Least Concern and Data Deficient. Maps showing the Extent of Occurrence and Area of...

Author(s)
Lau, K. H.
Publisher
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Gardens' Bulletin (Singapore), 2014, 66, 1, pp 3-14
Abstract

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

This paper examines the relationships between the perception of young local residents regarding tourism development and conservation efforts, their involvement in promoting and supporting Lenggong Valley as a World Heritage Site (WHS), and their sense of belonging. This paper also asks if the...

Author(s)
Mastura Jaafar; Shuhaida Md Noor; Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 48, pp 154-163
Abstract

This paper will highlights issues and challenges the involvement of local indigenous peoples in conservation and sustainable tourism at Lower Kinabatangan Sabah (LKS), Malaysia. As tourism in rural areas are interrelated with indigenous peoples, it is crucial to ensure that these people are not...

Author(s)
Normah Abdul Latip; Marzuki, A.; Pimid, M.; Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2015, 9, 7, pp 323-325

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