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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

Financial sustainability of protected areas is one of the main challenges of management. Financial self-sufficiency is an important element in improving conservation effort in these areas. This study seeks to review best practices in recreational fee systems in different countries and to find a...

Author(s)
Sara Kaffashi; Mohd Rusli Yacob; Clark, M. S.; Alias Radam; Mohd Farid Mamat
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2015, 56, pp 9-19
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

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

Paraboea (including Trisepalum) is represented by 36 species in Malaysia and displays a high level of endemism (80%) and 31 of its species are restricted to limestone habitats. Two species are endemic in Sabah, of the 11 species in Sarawak 10 are endemic, and in Peninsular Malaysia 16 of the 24...

Author(s)
Kiew, R.; Ummul-Nazrah, A. R.; Chua, L. S. L.
Publisher
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Gardens' Bulletin (Singapore), 2011, 63, 1/2, pp 433-450
Abstract

The boting romin (longhouse) is traditional to the Bidayuh people of Sarawak and constitutes a strong tourist attraction. However, nowadays people are moving to simple detached houses in their gardens or paddy fields or to sites of better access to town and longhouses are falling into disuse and...

Author(s)
Noeb, L. M.
Citation
Sarawak Gazette, 1992, 129, 1520, pp 4-18
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The environmental dimension.

This chapter describes the five components of the environmental dimension of sustainable tourism, namely: natural resources; the natural environment; the farmed environment; wildlife; and the built environment. It also shows that: (i) tourism can have both negative and positive impacts on the...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Analysing visitors' perception is one way to gauge whether a tourist destination can fulfil the varied needs of its customers. Using factor analysis, the perception patterns of the visitors to Tioman in Malaysia were grouped into 4 topical aspects, i.e., environment, recreation, social and...

Author(s)
Shuib, A.; Abdullah, N. M. R.
Citation
Malaysian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 8, pp 1-12

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