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Adaptation towards climate change among small scale fishermen: a comparison between the east coast and west coast fishermen in Peninsular Malaysia


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Abu Samah, Asnarulkhadi and Hamdan, Mas Ernawati and Abu Samah, Bahaman and Hamzah, Azimi and Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril (2016) Adaptation towards climate change among small scale fishermen: a comparison between the east coast and west coast fishermen in Peninsular Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 11 (14). pp. 3458-3462. ISSN 1818-5800; ESSN: 1993-6125

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This study aims to compare the adaptation ability between the East and the West coast small scale fishermen in Peninsular Malaysia. This study is quantitative in nature whereby via a multi-stage cluster sampling, a total of 200 small scale fishermen had been selected as the respondents. The resulted analysis had confirmed that the adaptation ability are different between the East and the West coast small scale fishermen in Malaysia. Having this study offer responsible agencies opportunities to understand the adaptive ability of the fishermen, especially with regard to practice ability without putting aside their cognition and the structure abilities.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Faculty of Human Ecology
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.3923/sscience.2016.3458.3462
Publisher: Medwell Journals
Keywords: Community development; Adaptation ability; Fisheries industry development; Environment; Management
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2017 03:39
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2017 03:39
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/56654
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