Indigenous knowledge and biodiversity conservation in Sabah, Malaysia

Indigenous knowledge and biodiversity conservation in Sabah, Malaysia. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity (IJSSH), 2 (2). pp. 159-163. ISSN 2010-3646 (2012)


Feasibility of existing indigenous knowledge that maintain customary practices are relevant for management, conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity in Sabah. The status of knowledge among indigenous communities involving both practical and embedded spiritual beliefs, i.e. indigenous people is still maintaining their hunting seasons. These seasons are upheld based on the knowledge about breeding seasons, patterns of different species and also particular about hunting areas. The purpose of this paper is to assess the indigenous system towards agriculture, river and resources management. This paper also aims to report the level of the indigenous people towards biodiversity and their perceptions of biodiversity conservation in general.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Biodiversity, Indigenous knowledge
Taxonomy: By Subject > Applied Sciences > Biology
By Subject > Applied Sciences > Environmental Technology
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Haryati Ramlee
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2021 09:01
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2021 09:02
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