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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 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
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Sabah is the sole producer of seaweeds in Malaysia with most of total production is cultivated off Semporna coasts (Sade, Ali, & Mohd., 2006). Tun Sakaran Marine Park (TSMP), located in Semporna Island is unique because there are human settlements inside and seaweed cultivation can be found within...

Author(s)
Nur Afifah, M. N.; Zaiton Samdin
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 51-56
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Gunung Reng area is one of interesting places in the state of Kelantan, Malaysia. It is located in Batu Melintang sub-district, along the East-West Expressway in Jeli district in the northwestern corner of Kelantan. Though the local people designated Gunung Reng as a 'gunung' (the Malay word for...

Author(s)
Nor Fadilah, M. A.; Menti Saysa, H.; Nur Amalina, A. K.; Amal Najihah, M. N.; Dony Adriansyah, N.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2015, 10, 1, pp 179-204
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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Small islands are seen as iconic destinations for ecotourism due to their rich natural biodiversity and spectacular surroundings. Malaysia has a substantial number of islands, numbering approximately 878 islands. Pangkor Island is a popular destination among domestic and international tourists...

Author(s)
Seyedehelham Sadatiseyedmahalleh; Suraiyati Rahman; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Modern Applied Science, 2016, 10, 7, pp 66-73
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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

Using partial least squares-structural equation modeling, we analyzed data from 410 questionnaires completed by a sample of residents from the vicinity of the George Town World Heritage Site (WHS), Malaysia, to investigate the effects of community factors on residents' perceptions and support for...

Author(s)
Rasoolimanesh, S. M.; Mastura Jaafar; Kock, N.; Ahmad, A. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 2, pp 198-216
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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

Jugra is the royal heritage town which resides numerous cultural and natural heritage assets. All these treasures can be turned into premier assets. Preservation of the heritage assets is beneficial to future generations and local community in terms of social, economics and politics. The local...

Author(s)
Zainab Roslan; Zuliskandar Ramli; Shin Chong; Choy ErAh; Muhammad Rizal Razman
Publisher
World Food Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2017, 15, 2, pp 107-110

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