• Coral Reefs Reef Fish Great
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    Coral Reefs, The City Under the Ocean By Nick Gray Mr. Mullen English 1102 27, February 1999 Coral Reefs: The City Under the Ocean. It was a hot sunny day off the Bahamas shoreline when my family and I went snorkeling for the first time. We took a boat out to the coral reef and dove down to find an underwater beauty. There were many different forms of life including colorful fish, different types of coral, white sand and lots of activity. The large schools of neon colored fish swam so close you...
  • Great Barrier Reef Coral Tourism Bleaching
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    Abstract Investigated in this report are some of the different ways tourism is causing damage to one of our most prestige's natural wonders, The Great Barrier Reef. The information included in the Report was gathered from well-known organizations such as the Great Barrier Reef Marin Park Authority, who also commissioned the report. The report deals with the more noticeable causes of damage that tourism causes, such as the pollution generated by the numbers of people on the Reef and surrounding a...
  • Tourism And Assessing The Impacts A New Zealand Perspective
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    Tourism is undoubtedly the single largest industry in the world and contributes vast amounts of revenue into any given country. In New Zealand alone, tourism accounted for 10. 2% of Gross Domestic Product in 1996 or in dollar terms $11. 78 billion (Collier, 1999). In 1999, half a billion people traveled worldwide which indicates the huge scale of the tourism industry. And the speed of tourism growth is also outstanding - airplane numbers have increased thirty times since 1960 and in the last fif...
  • Australia 2 Barrier Reef
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    The name Australia 2 Australia The name of Australia comes from the Latin word Australis, which means southern. Since it lies entirely in the southern hemisphere, Australia is most commonly referred to as "down under'. Australia, being a country, is also a continent. In land area it's the sixth largest for a country and the smallest continent. Australia is a very dry, thinly populated country. Very few coastal areas receive enough rainfall to support a large population. The largest group of Aus...