Essays Tagged: "Great Barrier Reef Marine Park"

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

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

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

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 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

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

The Great Barrier Reef

atThe Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the world's largest coral reef system, composed of roughly 3,000 ... etres. The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia.The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space and is the world's biggest single structure made by ... s reef structure is composed of and built by billions of tiny organisms, known as coral polyps. The Great Barrier Reef supports a wide diversity of life and was selected as a World Heritage Site in 19 ...

(2 pages) 731 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Great Barrier Reef -Outline 2 physical characteristics of the Great Barrier Reef

-Outline 2 physical characteristics of the Great Barrier ReefThe Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system. It is located on ... imately 37,000 square kilometers, accounting for 13% of the world's total coral reefs. In 1975, The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority were established. Th ... eef's outer edge ranges from as close as 30 km to the Australian mainland, to as far as 250 km .The Great Barrier Reef supports around 350 species of stony coral and 1,500 species of fish, some of whi ...

(10 pages) 3139 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography