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.

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.