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Pulau Tioman as a Sustainable Tourism Destination

Julian Hyde, General Manager, Reef Check Malaysia

29-Jun-20 15:00

Pulau Tioman as a Sustainable Tourism Destination

For many islands, their social, economic and environmental well being is tied strongly to the fate of a single sector: tourism. But badly planned tourism risks depleting biodiversity, degrading land and polluting the seas. Using Tioman Island as a case study, Reef Check Malaysia, the local chapter of the world’s largest international coral reef monitoring programme, released a paper titled: Tioman as a Sustainable Tourism Destination. Joining us to shed more light on this paper is Julian Hyde, the General Manager of Reef Check Malaysia.

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs


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Categories:  EnvironmentScienceTravel

Tags:  The Bigger PictureEarth MattersTiomanPulau TiomanSustainabilitySustainable DevelopmentEcotourismReef Check Malaysiatourismunsustainable tourism


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