Preservation of the Great Barrier Reef : Overview

Grosvenor, Michael
October 2017
Australia Points of View: Preservation of the Great Barrier Reef;2017, p1
An overview of the need to preserve the Great Barrier Reef is presented. It discusses the environmental and economic importance of the reef, noting that it is home to an immense number of species and is responsible for a large tourism industry. It discusses factors that have contributed to the need to protect the reef and explores concepts such as climate change, global warming and coral bleaching. The history of the reef and preservation efforts are also discussed.


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