MOHD NAZIP SURATMAN

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Mohd Nazip Suratman is a professor of forestry in the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. He earned a BSc degree in Forestry from the Universiti Putra Malaysia, an MSc from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, and a PhD from the University of British Columbia, Canada, specializing in remote sensing for forest resources management. His current research interests include biodiversity conservation and combining remote sensing and forest inventory for biomass modeling. Throughout his academic career, he has acquired many national and international research grants and carried out a number of research projects that have led to publications in leading journals, books, and chapters in books. He was the recipient of the best researcher award of UiTM for 2015 in recognition of his outstanding research work in science, technology, and medicine cluster. He has been the Head of the Centre for Biodiversity and Sustainable Development and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation at UiTM, Malaysia, since 2018.

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The rapid fragmentation and habitat change in natural environments have created a need for management and conservation, which will ensure areas are protected from anthropogenic interference. These protected areas are necessary to provide adequate location for biodiversity conservation, environmental monitoring, and scientific research where a complete understanding of the natural process and full protection of ecosystems can be attained. This book highlights various approaches for managing and conserving protected areas in temperate and tropical regions to respond to some pressing global challenges today. It is divided into five main sections, viz., protected area management, fish and wildlife conservation, biodiversity conservation, ecotourism and recreation, and local community participation. The book enhances the understanding of the important roles national parks play in the environment and society.

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