Impressed by the historic significance of the hill, and the commanding view it offered over the colony he had established, Raffles built his first residence on the hill. A keen botanist, he also built Singapore 's first botanical garden there in 1822. The residence served as the colony 's governors, thus subsequently earning the name Government Hill. By late 1859, increased security concerns led to the hill taking on a military role with the demolition of the governor 's residence, and the building of a fort with an arms store, barracks and a hospital. The fort was named Fort Canning after Viscount Charles John Canning, who was then Governor-General and the first Viceroy of India.
Plantation Another reason of deforestation is plantation, where forest is cleared to replant valuable crops for economic growth. One of which being the palm tree. Many of our daily product contains palm oil. Hence, the demand of palm oil is always high. Palm oil can be produce from palm trees which its fruits are squashed, squeezed and pulped.
Some species are suffering from deforestation actions because they depend on these trees and plants as a shelter and as a food source. Deforestation is a procedure that is one of human activities. Less forests mean that the earth is threatened and may not survive in the future. There are many ways of removing the trees such as clear cutting and burning them. The most popular area that is being affected from these actions is the tropical area such as rainforests, and if these processes continued, the rainforests will disappear.
First, modified environments provide habitats for endangered species, such as precious flora and fauna. Second, modified environments enrich the learning experience because those areas are regarded as a good example of interaction between human beings and natural resources. Third, modified environments account for a very large percentage of the world's land. Therefore the growth of demand for ecotourism requires those land become eco-tourism venues. Fourth, the local government wants to decrease the pressure from fragile the natural environment.
Agro Tourism One of the tourism sector in Malaysia is agro-tourism. Agro tourism is a progressing tourist concept in Malaysia, which is have involve in agriculture and fisheries and also offers tourists a variety of outdoor activities such as visits to fruit orchards and farms, research, recreation and leisure. Now, agro tourism or 'agro tourism' have attract tourists and foreign in the other country to visit Malaysia Agro-tourism is a form of tourism that takes advantage of rural culture as a tourist attraction in which that in Malaysia, there are many different culture that can attract tourists to visit Malaysia. This agro-tourism concept has been introduced in countries around the world such as the United States. In Malaysia, tourists
Terrific Tanzania Tanzania is a country in East Africa known for its vast wilderness areas. There are many national parks for visitors to get up close to nature and wildlife. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park is home to Africa’s highest mountain peak. It is located in northern Tanzania and visitors mostly come here for the challenge of climbing to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is a World Heritage Site.
At the foot of this mountain is Kinabalu National Park, a botanical paradise where rare plants are found: orchids, nepenthes pitcher plants and the rafflesia, the largest flower in the world. Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation CentreIf you haven 't heard yet, the most popular native of Borneo is the orangutan. The world-famous Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre enables visitors to come in close contact with these amazing animals. This sanctuary allows visitors to witness an exciting conservation programme in action. Set in forty-three square kilometers of beautiful rainforest, the sanctuary helps once-captive orangutans learn to fend for themselves in the wild.
It is an Army Base Camp on NH1 for Ladakh, strategically important for Indian army holding control over this part of Kashmir. Historically it is known to have been gateway on ancient Silk Road along with Gilgit, now in Pakistan, connecting Kashmir with China and other Gulf countries. Sonamarg is around 90 kms from Srinagar. I took almost 3 1/2 hours to reach since I was enjoying the scenic beauty and stopping for photographs. There is no iota of doubt that the ride to Sonamarg from Srinagar is one of the outstanding facets of country side ride in India.
Forests provide many natural resources which are of great value for money. For example in the recent times, the red sandal wood from the forests of Andhra Pradesh have been found to be of immense value and the authorities are planning to capitalize the sale of the wood to run the government welfare schemes for the people. Similarly in Africa and other areas, the forest reserves are found to be of immense wealth to the nation. X. Wood for Furniture: Forests are the sole reserve for best woods needed for furniture.
Does other Southeast Asian country which is naturally blessed with land can come out with this kind of development to improve their citizen’s life style in future by reducing the poverty among the population? For example, Southeast Asian countries like Cambodia naturally blessed with natural resources and the nation surrounded by 181,035 square kilometres of area. Since the Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodia faces some of land problem like banned private property, destroyed land titles, introduced large scale forced evacuations and relocation of its population (Priyanka Singh and Kaustuv K Bandyopadhyay). Furthermore, the land was seized by socially and economically powerful members of the community. Cambodia also faces serious land problem like increasing land prices, land grabbing for new projects.