There are more than 70 Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Traditional Owner groups who for thousands of years have been associated with the Great Barrier Reef
region and its natural resources.
The Great Barrier Reef
is the world's largest conglomerate of coral reefs - larger than Italy.
I've been to Australia before, but I've never been to the Great Barrier Reef
Placed on the World Heritage List in 1981, the Great Barrier Reef
has become a major victim of climate change.
Members agreed that, in our lifetime and on our watch, substantial areas of the Great Barrier Reef
and the surrounding ecosystems are experiencing major long-term damage which may be irreversible unless action is taken now,' it added.
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Australia's tourism industry relies on the Great Barrier Reef
as it generates an annual income of 5 billion Australian dollars (3.
The Great Barrier Reef
stretches 2,300 km along Australia's northeast coast and is the world's largest living ecosystem.
Mongin's team used carbon, salinity and temperature data and simulations to estimate aragonite levels across the Great Barrier Reefs
3,581 individual reefs.
They take the three-man submarine out for a spin at night, to show the activity of the coral polyps that are responsible for building the incredible underwater cities that make up the Great Barrier Reef
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The Abbot Point expansion has become one of Australia's most controversial projects because of the need to dredge and dump spoils within the Great Barrier Reef
On the Great Barrier Reef
a similar disaster story is unfolding.
In conducting the retrieval, Seventh Fleet coordinated closely with the Great Barrier Reef
Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) and ADF to ensure the environment was protected with the greatest care.