Journal of
Ecology and The Natural Environment

  • Abbreviation: J. Ecol. Nat. Environ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9847
  • DOI: 10.5897/JENE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 355

Table of Content: April, 2009; 1(1)

April 2009

Developing urban ecotourism in Kenyan cities: A sustainable approach

Tourism is not only a powerful social and economic force but also a factor in the physical environment as well. It has the power to improve the environment, provide funds for conservation, preserve culture and history, to set sustainable use limits and to protect natural attractions. Ecotourism potentially provides a sustainable approach to development. A frequently cited definition of ecotourism originated with The...

Author(s): Roselyne N. Okech

  • Article Number: 14DE9D82457

April 2009

A preliminary study on the response of mangrove mud crab (Scylla serrata) to different feed types under drive-in cage culture system

The populations in coastal areas in east Africa have increased dramatically in the last decades, resulting in increased pressure on coastal resources. The examples are declining fish catches, deteriorating conditions of coral reefs and reduction of mangroves forests. The objective of the study was to asses the potential of grow-out Aquac of mud crabs Scylla serrata, as an alternative livelihood for resource-poor...

Author(s): David Mirera and Abdhallah Mtile

  • Article Number: 166F4C32483