Great Barrier Reef Essay

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  • Great Barrier Reef

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    The Great Barrier Reef a World Heritage listed, it is the vastest stretch of coral reef in the world. This essay will provide information on how the Great Barrier Reef is being protected against global warming for our future generations. We all love going to the beach for a swim or a snorkel however a different image was created by an article published by the Australian Academy of Science on their web site Nova Science in the News (2009): “Imagine you are on a beautiful tropical island on the

  • The Great Barrier Reef

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    Numerous diseases affect the world’s coral reefs, however the most prevalent at the current time is coral bleaching. With rising sea surface temperatures, the threat of disease has increased as well; organizations such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are already monitoring conditions affecting these issues throughout the world’s oceans. Understanding how many reefs are currently affected as well as which areas are experiencing the highest severity of damage is highly important

  • Great Barrier Reef Essay

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    TOPIC: The Great Barrier Reef - bleaching of corals Prepared for: Tatiana Tchirkova Further Studies 305 Prepared by: Malgorzata Drozdz Student Number: 100556445 Date of completion: 31st October 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0. Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.1. Aim ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.2. Scope …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.3. General Background ……………………………………………………………………………………………..

  • The Importance Of The Great Barrier Reef

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    The (Not-so) Great Barrier Reef Barrier reefs are defined as, a coral reef running parallel to the shore but separated from it by a channel of deep water ("About The Reef“). These reefs are all over the world and are some of the most beautiful sites to see. In fact, one of the seven wonders of the natural world is a barrier reef. The Great Barrier Reef is in Australia off the Queensland coast ("About The Reef“). The reef stretches around 1,800 miles down the Queensland coast, and can get to 40 miles

  • The Importance Of The Great Barrier Reef

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    coral reefs the most beautiful places on earth. With the plants and animals progressing all around the beautiful corals, it is spectacular. Located on the northeast coast of Australia, there lies a place just like this. This is the Great Barrier Reef. These coral reefs are called, “the rainforest of the ocean,” because it supports a huge diversity of life. Coral reefs are more than just beauty, they are a home to fish and other creatures. They protect humans against floods and storms. The reef not

  • The Great Barrier Reef ( Gbr )

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    The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is located off the coast Queensland, Australia and stretches over 1800 miles. The reef is home to around 1500 species of tropical fish, and over 400 kinds of coral. This is a species diversity playground for many biologists. There is also a major concern that is upon the reef. Climate change is a main concern throughout the world. When referring to climate change people think of a change in climate patterns that can not be reversed once started. The Great Barrier Reef

  • Essay on The Great Barrier Reef

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    The Great Barrier Reef is one of the wonders of the natural world. It was declared a World Heritage area in 1981 and added to the National Heritage List in 2007. Unfortunately, the Great Barrier Reef faces many threats. Pollution caused by direct or indirect human activities are major threats to Australian reefs. (source 1). Two million tourists visit the coral reef every year. This is great for the economy; however it can have huge negative impacts on the coral reef. The tourists are carried

  • Climate Change And The Great Barrier Reef

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    Change and the Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. It is located in Queensland and stretches 2,300 km along the coast, covering 348,000 km2. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority was established in 1975 in order to sustainably manage the natural heritage for future generations. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most complex natural ecosystems and was listed on the World Heritage List in 1981. It has a large biodiversity with a great variety of

  • Human Ignorance : The Great Barrier Reef

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    Australia is a cluster of reefs known as the Great Barrier Reef, the most diverse underwater phenomenon in our world. This natural wonder is not being cared for and everyone needs to take responsibility for what is happening to this reef, especially in adjacent locations and help in as many ways as possible. The Australian Government is responsible for the protection of the natural resources within their country. They need to act as the main spokesperson for the Great Barrier Reef. The government needs

  • The Great Barrier Reef ( Environmental Lens )

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    Great Barrier Reef (Environmental Lens) The Great Barrier Reef is a vast organic structure that has existed longer than man. It has always been present underneath the water surface near the coast of Australia, harboring many different types of sea creatures. Over the past few decades, the reef has slowly been dying. Humans have been negatively affecting it for a while now, although they may not have known it at that time. We, as humans, have the duty to correct our mistake and take responsibility

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