Off north- eastern Australia - coastline of Queensland
Along The Great Australian Bight - South Australia
The Great Barrier Reef is larger then the The Great Wall of China?
The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from space?
Tourism to the reef generates approximately AU$5-6 billion per year?
The Great Barrier Reef is greater in size than the United Kingdom, Holland and
The Great Barrier Reef is roughly the size of Melbourne?
One of the greatest natural threats to the coral in the Great Barrier Reef is
the Crown of Thorns Starfish? 'Crown of Thorn Starfish' feed off coral? [https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-smartestk12/Content/16150914/payload.jpg?updatedAt=1470219366]
The Great Barrier Reef dates back, perhaps as much as twenty million years?
Which of the following are both natural threats to coral reefs?
Cyclones and tourism
Cyclones and the crown-of-thorns starfish.
Cyclones and tourism.
Which of the following are both human threats to the Great Barrier Reef?
Cyclones and fishing
Cyclones and tourism.
Fishing and tourism.
Outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish have been increasing in
recent years due to human pollution & fishing.
The effects of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef include;-
rising sea level, acidification of the sea, and more frequent and severe storms
change in sea color, sea level and consistency
decrease in sea temperature
all of the above
Divers filling buckets with "Crown of thorn starfish".
Crown of thorn starfish
Coral reefs are important for many different reasons aside from supposedly
containing the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. They:
protect coastlines from the damaging effects of wave action and tropical storms
are the source of nitrogen and other essential nutrients for marine food chains
provide habitats and shelter for many marine organisms
All of the above.
What does it mean when a coral reef is brightly coloured?
It's er heated
It's alive and healthy
It's trying to attract more marine life
It's exposed to a perfect amount of sun
The Great Barrier Reef is protected from fishing because it is a?
Privately owned area
World heritage listed site
What is an archipelago?
A type of coral
A chain of islands
A type of reef
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