Biodiversity Conservation and Its Social Implication: The Case of Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas in Sabah, Malaysia

Fadzilah Majid Cooke, and Rosazman Hussin, (2014) Biodiversity Conservation and Its Social Implication: The Case of Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas in Sabah, Malaysia. Multi-disciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (SUVANNABHUMI), 6 (2). pp. 3-18.

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Abstract

With natural resources—terrestrial or coastal—fastly diminishing, governments are now resorting to biodiversity conservation, fast-tracking the introduction of new legislations, as well as the amendment of existing ones, and laying out programs that interpret existing practices and research agendas. This paper examines how biodiversity conservation—in addition to eco-tourism—has become an important symbol of the modernizing state of Sabah, Malaysia. It further examines the effects of biodiversity conservation on state and community management of natural resources, with particular reference to the management of natural resources by the indigenous peoples of Sabah. Citing case studies and focusing on a forest community at Kiau Nuluh, in the district of Kota Belud,

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community Conserved Areas, Customary Rights, Land Tenure, REDD+
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage
Depositing User: MR OTHMAN HJ RAWI
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2019 10:21
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 10:21
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/21670

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