Great Barrier Reef

The human Impact on the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef is located on the coast of Queensland in Northeast Australia.It's the world largest coral reef system with over 3,000 individual reefs, and 880 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometres, and over an area approximately 344,000 kilometres.

The Human Activity

The human activity has cause the coral bleaching, pollution, and overfishing.

Great Barrier Reef

The Human Impact

How does the human impact effect the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching, coral changes the sea temperature, which makes the coral white,leaving them unhealthy. The human also have been polluting the Great Barrier Reef for the very long time, and have added harmful pollutants into our ocean, that can cause serious damage to the fragile eycosystem of the coral reefs.The Great Barrier Reef are suffering directly and indirectly because of the overfishing, is one driving pressure that has, had devastating impact on the coral reefs.