Essays Tagged: "Great Barrier Reef"

Australia and the Great Barrier Reef

An essay about the great barrier reef in Australia -The Great Barrier ReefThe Great Barrier Reef is the biggest group o ... efs in the world.It stretches along the coast on the north-east part of Australia. It is called the Great Barrier Reef because it creates a barrier between the Pacific Ocean and the coast.The Great Ba ... made by UNESCO, because of its size and its many different plants and fishes. The reef lies in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the world's largest marine park. It has an area of nearly 350 000 sq ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier ReefThe Great Barrier Reef is the biggest group of coral reefs in the world.It stretch ... efs in the world.It stretches along the coast on the north-east part of Australia. It is called the Great Barrier Reef because it creates a barrier between the Pacific Ocean and the coast.The Great Ba ... made by UNESCO, because of its size and its many different plants and fishes. The reef lies in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the world's largest marine park. It has an area of nearly 350 000 sq ...

(2 pages) 64 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Coral Reefs .

lagoon. Coral reefs are thelargest biological structures on the planet, with the largest being the Great Barrier Reef covering over2000 kilometers along the east coast of Australia (Focus, 1995). The ... e biggest threats to coralreefs are tourists. Last year alone over 1.2 million tourists visited the Great Barrier Reef.(Star-Bulletin, 1995) The tourists are not only fisherman and devoted divers they ...

(5 pages) 86 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The great barrier reef in australia.

COUNTRY Australia - QueenslandNAME Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (includes Great Barrier Reef Marine Park)IUCN MANAGEMENT CATE ... iteria i, ii, iii, ivBIOGEOGRAPHICAL PROVINCE 6.01.01 (Queensland Coastal)GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION The Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area extends for more than 2,000km off the east coast of Australia ... Guinea 24�'N-10�'S, 145�'-154�'E.DATE AND HISTORY OF ESTABLISHMENT The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 provides for the establishment, control, care and developmen ...

(13 pages) 141 2 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Protecting coral reefs.

l reef. Coral reefs are the largest biological structures on the planet, with the largest being the Great Barrier Reef covering over 2000 kilometers along the east coast of Australia (Aldridge, 1995). ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Review of documentary "Muddy Waters" on sedimentation on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

hown 20th May on SBS)The documentary Muddy Waters provides an insight into the sedimentation on the Great Barrier Reef between Cairns and Townsville and how it is destroying the reef. However, though ... ed.The video stated heavy metals as one of the causes of the sedimentation and "marine snow" on the Great Barrier Reef but failed to mention what heavy metals are or which heavy metals are thought to ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Coral Reef

lagoon. Coral reefs are the largest biological structures on the planet, with the largest being the Great Barrier Reef covering over 2000 kilometers along the east coast of Australia (Focus, 1995). Th ... biggest threats to coral reefs are tourists. Last year alone over 1.2 million tourists visited the Great Barrier Reef. (Star-Bulletin, 1995) The tourists are not only fisherman and devoted divers the ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Coral Reefs: Cause and Effect Essay

e beautiful structures are formed when coral polyps die and leave behind a limestone structure. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia, reefs in Central America, the Red Sea, Florida, and many others lik ...

(1 pages) 180 4 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is Steve Irwin a Responsible Parent?

ssive influence on our tourist industry at the moment and will continue to be.Along with Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Steve Irwin's 'Australia Zoo' is the main reason for international tou ... lia Zoo was either caught by Steve and his father Robert or was born in the park. He is clearly the greatest thing to happen to reptile conservation and also animal conservation the world has even see ...

(3 pages) 26 1 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Evalutation of management strategies essay

ed by indigenous people in the past. In addition there are contemporary strategies, for example the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) and Total Catchments Management (T.C.M). These str ... ctive as there has been a decline in the population of Dugongs around the world. For example at the Great Barrier Reef a large inshore protective zone was established by management agencies to protect ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Marketing Case Study - Blue Dolphin Restaurant.

arrangement. This offers a spectacular view of the natural sea-life situated at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Blue Dolphin offers guests a superb d ... nd imported wines. Patrons are seated beside floor to ceiling windows, so a view of the spectacular Great Barrier Reef can be viewed from all seating arrangements. A hand crafted ice sculpture of a do ...

(12 pages) 198 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Australian Great Barrier Reef: threats, stakeholders, government plans.

ricultural chemicals with it. That dirty water then filters into the river catchments that feed the Great Barrier Reef. This water turns into mud, algae and bacteria that settle on the living coral or ... nts: people who live nearby the reef or its catchment areas- Tourists: people who come to visit the Great Barrier Reef. They often come by boat.- Farmers: people who work the land nearby the reef or i ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Hero's Journey related to Pixar's "Finding Nemo"

in, the timid clownfish who lives safe and secluded in the colorful and warm tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. After the devastating, life changing event when starting a family, specifically ... Nemo. In desperation while being blinded by a camera flash, Marlin inconsiderately swam out to his greatest fear; the open sea which consists of unpredictable risks and hazards.The hero is often acco ...

(7 pages) 40 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Great Barrier Reef and the Environment and Social Impacts of Tourism

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system, located in the Coral Sea, off the coast ... ing an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometers. A huge part of the reef is protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, which happens to be the world's largest marine park, established in ... orld's largest marine park, established in 1975, and covering an area of 345,000 square kilometres (Great Barrier Reef, 2007; Shipping Safety, 2001).Sometimes referred to as the largest organism in th ...

(9 pages) 77 0 3.9 Mar/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

History of the Music of Oceania.

Australian music has very interesting traditions. It has greatly metamorphosed from its tribal Aboriginal roots to include popular music of today such as Hip ... e would automatically think of people who eat Vegemite and who say good day mate, especially of the Great Barrier Reef, and of the Outback (maybe even the restaurant!). While this may be true, this is ... sm, Aboriginal population was close to one million. After this takeover, native population declined greatly. Today the average population of all people as of December, 2005, was around 20,452,300.Musi ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.1 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, which is the world's greatest nature reef, the total length is more than 2000km ... s. (GBRMPA, 2005). Apart from its natural beauty, tourism is the largest commercial activity in the Great Barrier Reef region, it is about 2 million tourists and 500 commercial vessels. (Brace, 2003: ... is generally of a reactive nature to site-specific problems such as the impacts of visitors on the Great Barrier Reef. (Hall, 1991:298). In addition, Scientists said today that the Great Barrier Reef ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.1 May/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Global Warming - A persuasive speech

polar icecaps melt due to the increasing temperatures. The warmer waters may cause the death of the Great Barrier Reef, placing thousands of species of plants and animals in danger, and many may becom ...

(6 pages) 217 0 3.3 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Clown Fish

efish come from all over from the tropical Pacific Ocean, Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and the Australian Great Barrier Reef. They live near a coral reef in only salt water with the sea anemones and are fou ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Clownfish

. Clownfish live in the waters of the Pacific Ocean, the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and Australia's Great Barrier Reef. They are commonly known for their bold and bright color patterns. Clownfi ...

(1 pages) 1187 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Crown of Thorns Starfish

Crown of Thorns Starfish�The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is the largest collection of coral reefs in the world. It extends over 2000 ... se the numbers of phytoplankton.The crown-of-thorns starfish are a threat to the environment on the Great Barrier Reef, but the problem can be solved with time, lots of work and monitoring by biologis ... , 2007, "Reef Invader: The Crown of Thorns Starfish"Johnson, Craig, Crown-of-Thorns Starfish on the Great Barrier ReefVaisutis, Justine, 2005, Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef, Lonely PlanetMcGov ...

(3 pages) 2517 0 1.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology