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The Intensification of Fishing and the Rise of Tourism:Competing Coastal Livelihoods in the Calamianes Islands, Philippines

Fabinyi, Michael

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Research on agrarian changes in Southeast Asia has paid comparatively less attention to the processes of livelihood change in coastal regions. In the context of declining profitability in the fishing industry due to environmental degradation and overfishing, governments at multiple levels are heavily promoting tourism in the Philippines. This paper considers the ways in which coastal residents in the Calamianes Islands, Palawan province, negotiate these changes in the fishing and tourism...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33134
Source: Human Ecology (Journal)
DOI: 10.1007/s10745-010-9329-z

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