Great barrier reef.
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The Great Barrie
The great barrier reef lays in the top north east area of Australia. Showing us natures beauty is presents itself with the world most beautiful corals and sea life species.
Where is the great barrier reef?
What is the great barrier reef like?
The great barrier reef includes 600 types of soft and hard corals, more than 100 species of jellyfish, 3000 varieties of molluscs, 500 species of worms, 1625 types of fish, 133 varieties of sharks and rays, and more than 30 species of whales and dolphins.
The Great Barrier Reef is also unique as it extends over 14 degrees of latitude, from shallow estuarine areas to deep oceanic waters.
The Great Barrier Reef is being damaged by pollution, coastal change and tourist attractions can damage the reefs. Walking on the reef is really damaging too, coral can be broken off and can be killed.
How is the great barrier reef being damaged?
If you dive or snorkel – Take only photos and always leave your fins, equipment, and hands off the coral reefs. A single touch can kill live corals.Do not throw away trash. Carry
your trash home with you – if others leave trash behind, pick it up and carry it to a proper disposal site. Plastic bags, and other trash can kill sea life.
Report illegal activities on reef ecosystems. Illegal fishing, dumping of trash should be reported to proper authorities.
How can we protect the great barrier reef?