The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) In Australia

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Since decades ago, the natural heritages has become the increasingly popular attractions, attracting a large number of people to visit, mainly due to the growing concern of environment protection and the rising living standard. People pursue the uniqueness of attraction, which the natural heritages have, that there is a great demand for this activity. The GBR is the representative one, catering to the demand of millions of visitors annually. The tourism industry is flourishing and make a great contribution to the GBR while it also offer a valuable and enjoyable experience to visitors, generating mutually beneficial relationship between them. As the Great Barrier Reef (GBR)in Australia is the natural heritage, whose ecosystem is subject to…show more content…
source from Commercial marine tourism extends throughout the Great Barrier Reef,and tourism makes a significant contribution to the presentation, management and economic value of the Great Barrier Reef, contributing to sustainable development of GBR. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) and the Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) are in charge of the management of GBR and manage and regulate tourism industry to ensure minimal impact on the marine environment by implementing the following policies • Policies and guidelines for tourism use of the Marine Park • Management arrangements at popular sites • Plans of Management • Zoning • Legislation • Field management and compliance source from The GBR cover the area over 348,000km2 and accommodates approximately 400 commercial tourism operators and attracts about 4 million visitors, generating more than $AU2 billion in tourism dollars, one of main economic income for Australian
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