Marine conservation area in Sabah: the roles and contributions of Sabah parks in establishing and managing the Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) / Erica Joanne Reuben and Haijon Gunggut

Reuben, Erica Joanne and Gunggut, Haijon (2021) Marine conservation area in Sabah: the roles and contributions of Sabah parks in establishing and managing the Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) / Erica Joanne Reuben and Haijon Gunggut. Journal of Administrative Science, 18 (1). pp. 19-46. ISSN (eISSN) : 2600-9374

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Abstract

The biggest marine conservation area in Malaysia, Tun Mustapha Park (TMP), was finally been established on May 19, 2016. This study focuses on the roles and contribution of Sabah Park in the process of gazetitng the Tun Mustapha Park (TMP). The study is important in order to understand the scope of work of Sabah Park as the lead actor involved in establishing TMP. This study used qualitative approach where most of the data were obtained from literary sources. The main scope of work of Sabah Park in the process of establishing TMP are managing the overall initiative to establish TMP Steering Committee including in fisheries management, marine habitat protection through collaborative management, shoreline management and control of land-based pollution, livelihoods and enterprise management, and education and awareness. Thus, the guidance of Sabah Park has been crucial in the agenda setting of the TMP as well as the completion of more than 13 years of negotiation, lobbying, capacity building, scientific discovery and community outreach before the establishment of TMP.

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Item Type: Article
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Reuben, Erica Joanne
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Gunggut, Haijon
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > Enviromental management
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Administrative Science
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Administrative Science (JAS)
ISSN: (eISSN) : 2600-9374
Volume: 18
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 19-46
Official URL: http://jas.uitm.edu.my/
Item ID: 48468
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sabah parks, Government agency, Marine conservation area
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/48468

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