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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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Here Is the Coral Reef [electronic resource]. by Dunphy, Madeleine(SAGE)1857022; Leonard, Tom.;
Cover; Begin ReadingSet in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, this lyrical rhyming tale introduces young readers to some of the coral reef's most striking residents. From the sleek shark to the colorful parrotfish to the deceptively beautiful sea anemone, each creature in this abundant undersea world relies on another for its existence. Beginning with coral, the very element that defines this ecosystem, Madeleine Dunphy uses a cumulative approach, combining simple yet forceful verse with repetition to reveal the fragile chain that links each of the plants and animals in this unique environment. Tom Leonard's vibrant
Subjects: Electronic books.; Coral reef ecology; Coral reef ecology - Australia - Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).; Coral reef ecology - Australia - Great Barrier Reef (Qld.) - Juvenile literature.;
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The Coral Battleground [electronic resource]. by Judith, Wright.;
Cover; About the Author; Other books by Judith Wright; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Publishers' Preface; Foreword, 2014 by Margaret Thorsborne, AO; Foreword, 1996 by Judith Wright; Foreword, 1977 by Judith Wright; Introduction; 1. The First Manoeuvres; 2. The Government, Science and the Reef; 3. Move and Counter-move; 4. Tragedy Abroad; 5. Geologists versus Biologists; 6. People Take a Hand; 7. The Unions Move In; 8. A Halt, and a Surrender; 9. Quarrels and a Victory; 10. From Torres Strait to Canberra; 11. We Get Reinforcements; 12. The Fight That Should Not Have Been Needed13. Four Years of Looting14. Finale Without an Ending; Postscript; References, Sources and Bibliography; Index; AcknowledgementsThe Great Barrier Reef lies off the coast of Queensland: 2000 kilometres of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays and islands, Australia's most precious marine possession. Teeming with life, it covers 350,000 square kilometres. In the late 1960s the Reef was threatened with limestone mining and oil drilling. A small group of dedicated conservationists in Queensland - John Büsst, Judith Wright, Len Webb and others - battled to save the Ellison Reef from coral-limestone mining and the Swain Reefs from oil exploration. The group later swelled to encompass scientists, trade unionists and politici
Subjects: Electronic books.; Conservation of natural resources -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).; Coral reef ecology -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).; Environmental protection -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).;
© 2014., Spinifex Press,
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The Coral Battleground [electronic resource]. by Wright, Judith.(SAGE)1563629;
Cover; About the Author; Other books by Judith Wright; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Publishers' Preface; Foreword, 2014 by Margaret Thorsborne, AO; Foreword, 1996 by Judith Wright; Foreword, 1977 by Judith Wright; Introduction; 1. The First Manoeuvres; 2. The Government, Science and the Reef; 3. Move and Counter-move; 4. Tragedy Abroad; 5. Geologists versus Biologists; 6. People Take a Hand; 7. The Unions Move In; 8. A Halt, and a Surrender; 9. Quarrels and a Victory; 10. From Torres Strait to Canberra; 11. We Get Reinforcements; 12. The Fight That Should Not Have Been Needed13. Four Years of Looting14. Finale Without an Ending; Postscript; References, Sources and Bibliography; Index; Acknowledgements; Back CoverThe Great Barrier Reef lies off the coast of Queensland: 2000 kilometres of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays and islands, Australia's most precious marine possession. Teeming with life, it covers 350,000 square kilometres. In the late 1960s the Reef was threatened with limestone mining and oil drilling. A small group of dedicated conservationists in Queensland ? John Büsst, Judith Wright, Len Webb and others ? battled to save the Ellison Reef from coral-limestone mining and the Swain Reefs from oil exploration. The group later swelled to encompass scientists, trade unionists and politici
Subjects: Electronic books.; Conservation of natural resources --Australia --Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).; Coral reef ecology -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).; Environmental protection -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.).;
© 2014., Spinifex Press,
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