Saving the Great Barrier Reef. by Healey, Justin.(DLC)1974572;
Intro -- Contents -- Chapter 1 - State of the Great Barrier Reef -- Great Barrier Reef -- Great Barrier Reef general reference map -- About the Great Barrier Reef -- The remarkable Great Barrier Reef -- Animals on the Great Barrier Reef -- Biodiversity of the Great Barrier Reef -- At what price? The economic, social and icon value of the Great Barrier Reef -- What's the economic value of the Great Barrier Reef? It's priceless -- Coral bleaching -- Back-to-back bleaching has now hit two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef -- The Great Barrier Reef isn't listed as 'in danger' - but it's still in big trouble -- Great Barrier Reef: World Heritage Outlook -- Great Barrier Reef needs far more help than Australia claims in its latest report to UNESCO -- Reef plan - update on progress -- The state of the Great Barrier Reef -- Chapter 2 - Managing and protecting the reef -- Managing and protecting the Great Barrier Reef -- What Australia is doing to manage the Great Barrier Reef -- Reef 2050 long-term sustainability plan -- Why the Great Barrier Reef is dying -- Australia falling behind on reef promises -- Reef promises and realities -- Protecting the Great Barrier Reef ... the solutions are within our reach -- Preserve the wonder: how you can help -- Great Barrier Reef: scientists use new technology to regenerate Australian icon -- The Great Barrier Reef can repair itself, with a little help from science -- Exploring issues - worksheets and activities -- Fast facts -- Glossary -- Web links -- Index.The Great Barrier Reef is one of the great wonders of the natural world. However, the reef is under threat from numerous pressures, both natural and man-made, including over-fishing, coastal development, agriculture, mining, tourism and the ravaging impacts of climate change such as coral bleaching. How is Australia sustainably managing the reef and the land-based and sea life it supports? Is it too late to save the Great Barrier Reef?.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Coral reef ecology-Australia-Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).;
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