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Georgia Wharington
Georgia Wharington Campaign leader

This article teaches us more about land and sea pollution. It introduces us to the Crown-Of-Thorns Starfish, the multi armed coral killer.…Read More

River Pollution Threatens Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Cool Green Science
Coral bleaching tends to dominate headlines about Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, with photos of withering white corals stretching as far as the eye can see. Though bleaching is a critical concern, perhaps the most dangerous threat lurks on the hillsides of Queensland, seemingly far away from the reef itself. With every thunderstorm, tons of…Read More
Georgia Wharington
Georgia Wharington Campaign leader

This article focuses particularly on The Great Barrier Reef and the coral with in it. It teaches us about tourism in the reef and informs…Read More

Great Barrier Reef

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is great in every way. One of the world's seven natural wonders, it is a prized World Heritage Area, the largest coral reef system and the biggest living structure on the planet. It sprawls over a jaw-dropping 344,400 square kilometres – an area so large that it can be seen from space. Located off the Queensland…Read More
Georgia Wharington
Georgia Wharington Campaign leader

This article is about climate change and the deep affects that this has on our oceans and reefs. The purpose of this article is make people…Read More

Climate change

Great Barrier Reef Foundation
Increased frequency of severe weather events  More intense cyclones can destroy and weaken the reef structure.More extreme rainfall events will send more freshwater and sediment further out from the coast and on to the Reef. Rising sea temperature Greater risk of heat stress and mass coral bleaching. Ocean acidification Changes in the…Read More
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