Witwatersrand

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a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa

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Falling in the International Year of the Reef a world-wide campaign driven by the International Coral Reef Initiative the meeting centred on small actions regional Queenslanders can pledge to help protect our global icon thats right on our doorsteps.
In February, an ocular monitoring by the team showed that the reef houses a juvenile Tridacna sp.
That estimate considers the social, economic and iconic value of the reef that (http://www.
Project REGENERATE is the second, also known as the Reef Generate Environmental and Economic Resilience for Atoll Ecosystems.
1]rgensbye from DTU in Denmark has been investigating the reef further The first ever Greenlandic reef is located in southwest Greenland and was formed by cold-water corals with hard limestone skeletons.
Three people may not seem like enough to help administer Florida's artificial reef programs, but their department works in concert with local government and other organizations to get the reef building accomplished, says Horn.
They found that in areas where shark numbers were reduced, the entire food chain of the reef was affected.
Above the reef: Cairns Seaplanes take off from the centre of the city and fly over the reef and its coral cays.
The positive correlation between the mean age of red snapper and the age of the reef where they were found supports the contention that artificial reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico enhance production of red snapper.
The reef shutdown, which began 4,000 years ago, corresponds to a period of dramatic swings in the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO).
The UN's environmental department UNESCO warned that if the imminent threat to the reef from industrial development was not dealt with and substantial progress made, it would consider listing the reef as a world heritage site "in danger".
The Reef Worlds design team asked, “What if you could synthesize these instantly recognizable design elements and build your own unique underwater interactive site.
This past year, 2008, was named "International Year of the Reef," and a worldwide campaign is on to raise awareness about reef ecosystems and the bold steps we must take to save them.
In the Shellbank Reef area, live oysters are in very low abundance and the reef area does experience low oxygen conditions (May 1973).