The Negative Impacts of Chalets Operation on the Peninsular Malaysia Marine Park Islands

Authors

  • Zeenat Begam Yusoff Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Khalilah Zakariya Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Roziha Che Haron Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Abdul Razak Sapian Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Nayeem Asif Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Hayder Jawad Shakir 2 Department of Architecture, University of Kufa Iraq

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i18.2953

Keywords:

Negative Impacts, Chalets Operation, Marine Park Islands, Marine Tourism

Abstract

The popularity of marine tourism put intense pressure on the island's environment. Limited studies were conducted to determine the negative impacts caused by chalets operation. Study aim is to investigate the adverse effects caused by the chalet’s operation on the Tioman and Perhentian Island. The objectives are to identify operation activities and the negative impact caused by the operation. The study was conducted by adopting qualitative method. The findings indicate solid waste disposal, groundwater extraction, and sewage disposal are destroying the marine environment in many ways. Several recommendations were provided to reduce the negative impacts.

Keywords: Chalet operation; Negative impacts; Island environment; Marine tourism

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2021. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i18.2953

Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Yusoff, Z. B. ., Zakariya, K. ., Che Haron, R. ., Sapian, A. R. ., Asif , N. ., & Shakir , H. J. . (2021). The Negative Impacts of Chalets Operation on the Peninsular Malaysia Marine Park Islands . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(18), 211-217. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i18.2953