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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
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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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
Abstract

Twenty five papers are presented from seven sessions of an international seminar held on ecotourism for forest conservation and community development. The focus is on Asia. The sessions are: overview of ecotourism, realistic expectations, and current trends and issues (five papers); ecotourism in...

Publisher
Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia-Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
RECOFTC report, 1997, No. 15, pp x + 281 pp.
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
AbstractFull Text

Natural resources such as mangrove forests offer numerous benefits to society. These benefits are either direct or indirect. Mangroves are important for ecological functions that provide coastal protection, nutrient requirements for offshore ecosystems and water purification. The valuation...

Author(s)
Zaiton, S.; Hazandy, A. H.; Herman, M. A. S.
Publisher
Akdeniz University, Tourism Faculty, Antalya, Turkey
Citation
International Antalya Hospitality Tourism and Travel Research conference proceedings, Antalya, Turkey, 9-12 December 2014, 2014, pp 206-219

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