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Natural heritage of environmentally sensitive areas in Kuala Selangor district, Malaysia

Asmawi, M. Zainora and Paiman, Tuminah (2015) Natural heritage of environmentally sensitive areas in Kuala Selangor district, Malaysia. In: 2nd International Conference on Environmental Systems Research (ICESR 2015) , 25th-26th December 2015, Phuket, Thailand.

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This paper addresses the issue of the conserving the natural heritage of environmentally sensitive areas in Kuala Selangor District, Malaysia. Being as environmental goods, the existence of these natural heritage elements is all important as overall it enhances the quality of life. Simultaneously, it is greatly marked that presently there is an increasing tendency in the development which may hamper these sensitive areas. Thus, this research was embarked to analyses the importance of areas of natural heritage found in Kuala Selangor. The research mainly employed the collection of secondary information in terms of textual and statistical information in the form of GIS format to assemble info for analysis purpose. The results indicate that the natural heritage of environmentally sensitive areas comprises of Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Kampung Kuantan, Kampung Bukit Belimbing and Permanent Forest Reserves. These fields hold the prominent values of historical archaeology and biodiversity which should be protected for future generations. As a conclusion, it is clearly evident that environmental goods, letting in natural heritage have invaluable assets that hold its own contribution to raising the overall environmental quality.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 3126/49999 (ISBN: 978­981­09­8067­2)
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental goods, natural heritage, environmentally sensitive areas, Kuala Selangor
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr MZainora Asmawi
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2016 09:01
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2016 15:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49999

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