PROTECT IT , WHILE IT'S STILL ALIVE
Great Barrier reef
Why is the Great Barrier Reef important?
- The Great Barrier reef is a tourist attraction.
- It's one of world's biggest reef.
- It''s makes Australia rich.
- It's about 2900 reefs connected.
Here you can see the great barrier reef
95% of the top of the reef has been through coral bleaching
Pollution lead to global warming which also leads to coral bleaching
What are the impacts on the Great Barrier Reef?
- Climate change causes a rise in water temperature which leads to coral bleaching
- Pollution, which confuses the animals into thinking it's food
- Illegal fishing effects the food chain
- Crown of thorns starfish eat the coral and it slowly disappears.
- How would you feel if the majestic great barrier reef got quickly demolish?
What has been done to preserve and protect the Great Barrier Reef
- Australia is completely banned from throwing rubbish.
- They have doubled the funding to control crown-of-thorns starfish.
- How would you feel if you had no one to care about you?
What can you do to help?
- Use less toxic house hold and gardening products and Don't leave anything in the water to stop pollution.
- Stop illegal fishing so it doesn't mess up the food chain.
- Use less electricity.