Essays Tagged: "World Heritage Site"

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier ReefThe Great Barrier Reef is the biggest group of coral reefs in the world.It stretches along the coast on the north-east part of Australia. It is called the Great Barri ... coast.The Great Barrier Reef is a scattering of thousands of individual reefs. The reefs is on the World Heritage List made by UNESCO, because of its size and its many different plants and fishes. Th ... 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 square kilometres. The reef region is ...

(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 CATEGORYV (Protected La ... 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, from just south o ... 1981 and the remainder of the Marine Park in subsequent years. The whole area was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1981.AREA World Heritage Area 34,870,000ha (includes Far North, Cairns, Centr ...

(13 pages) 141 2 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The importance of material heritage to the study of history and culture

man psyche as a form of justification or support to the inconsistencies and injustices of the human world.Acceptance of heritage does encourage a more holistic affect on the people, as we are designed ...

(12 pages) 104 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Kakaud National Park History

igenous people but only the social significance of the money that could be made through making it a World Heritage site and tourist destination and through the development of the Jabiluka mine.Occupan ... beautiful place as a key to their culture and heritage but it is also "partially recognized in the World Heritage listing, it is not simply for natural issues or simply cultural issues but recognitio ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Why fraser island, should be a more protected site- legal studies assignment , showing econimc(tourism), social and environmental imapcts

ved from the provisions of the RAM Act for the following reasons:· The Fraser Island World Heritage site is significantly suffering because of its management as a RAM site. Many of its ... lues are being degraded because of the emphasis given to managing it as a RAM site rather than as a World Heritage site.· Because RAM revenues can only be spent on recreation management ...

(12 pages) 26 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Speech aimed at educators- why they should bring children to Maropeng

oject which will hopefully boost the South African economy by attracting tourists from all over the world. Maropeng can also be used as an educational facility, which is why we have brought you here t ... ell you about important fossils found at Maropeng, as well as the main attractions at our beautiful World Heritage Site.Well, everybody has heard about 'Mrs Ples', but who is she? Mrs Ples was almost ...

(5 pages) 789 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Preserving City's Old, Historic Buildings

ieve that every city-administration should try to preserve the old, historic buildings.All over the world many buildings are preserved in their authentic appearances. Furthermore, many of them have un ... alled 'barbarity'. Nevertheless, a lot of old buildings belonging to the historical heritage of the world are protected by UNESCO.It is a fact that cities, which have their old, historic buildings, ar ...

(1 pages) 1350 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

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 of Queensland in northeas ... 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 1975, and covering an area of 345,000 square kilometres ... eat Barrier Reef, 2007; Shipping Safety, 2001).Sometimes referred to as the largest organism in the world, the Great Barrier Reef could be seen from outer space. It is made up of millions of tiny orga ...

(9 pages) 77 0 3.9 Mar/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Archaeological Findings of Machu Picchu

haeological studies on it. While once thought to be a regular city, Machu Picchu, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, is now believed to have been a place for nobility to holiday in during ... life, and desecration of human remains was believed to prevent a soul from travelling to the spirit world or as known by the Incans, the “Realm of the Eternal Sun” (Ramsager 2006: Inca Buria ...

(6 pages) 27 1 4.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

An essay on the flora and fauna of the Daintree forest

f. The Daintree River ¯ows through thesouthern section. The Daintree is part of the WetTropics World Heritage site, listed in 1988 becauseit satisfied the following four criteria:· it show ... ining, farming, roads and tourism.AUSTRALIAThe DaintreeNational Parkis locatedwithin the WetTropics WorldHeritage area.THE DISAPPEARINGRAINFORESTClearing the rainforest has resulted in:· change ...

(3 pages) 9 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Grand Canyon

THE GRAND CANYONThe Grand Canyon is a World Heritage Site that was inscribed in 1979 and since then has been a very well known World Herit ... TION OF THE GRAND CANYONThe Grand Canyon was carved out by the Colorado River and now is one of the world's great spectacles. This is the reason why there are many deep gorges which shows the Earth's ... e funds have contributed to the building of the new skywalk this is a new way to look at one of the worlds largest gorges, with stunning views it will be a good way for tourists to explore.Bibliograph ...

(2 pages) 689 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

the issue of ethics in pompeii and Herculaneum

n can be defined as the action of protection, preservation, or restoration.In 1997 Pompeii became a world heritage site and an agreement between UNESCO and Italian government was created. According to ... vice to the Italian government about ways to improve the conservation of the site, keeping with the World Heritage Committees standards. Francesco Bandarin, Assistant Director-General for culture said ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers

semester paper

Introduction'Masada shall not fall again', Israeli soldiers took an oath there. Masada, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is considered as a modern symbol of Jewish survival.What is 'heritage'? Heritage ... the past, what people live with today and what people pass on to future generation. (UNESCO, 2005) World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, comple ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers