Great Barrier Reef

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  • Great Barrier Reef Decline Analysis

    Introduction The causes for the Great Barrier Reef decline in Australia has been affected by natural and human faults. The natural effects of the decline are; water temperature changes, movements of the Earth’s crust (tectonic plates) and the new spreads of coral disease (1). As well as the anthropogenic stress, spotted on marine debris pollution, radiation and overpopulation (4). To understand the causes of species, decline better in the Great Barrier Reef, this research will be a case study…

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  • Case Study: The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef Introduction: The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef. (1) It consists of a nexus of coral reefs, shoals and islets in near the Northeastern coast of Australia. It extends in a northwest-southeast direction for around 1,250 miles (2,000 km), at an offshore distance ranging from 10 to 100 miles (16 to 160 km) and has an area of 135,000 square miles (350,000 square km) allowing it to be the largest coral reef in the world. It is sometimes referred to as…

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  • Great Barrier Reef Research Paper

    and towns. E: The reef is home to over five hundred aquatic species,, but this is only 10 % of the ocean is currently discovered, leaving 90% waiting to be researched (Barbezat). The reef is home to many endangered species, including, one of them being Whale Sharks. E: Although Whale Sharks also reside in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, if they were to leave the MAR because of the dying reefs, 5-10% of the whale sharks left in the world would die (Dove, Fox, et al.). A: The reef provides a…

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  • The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef is by far one of the most know things that Australia is known for. Off the coast of Queensland in Australia. The largest living thing on Earth covering over 135,000 miles and in some areas being a little over 40 miles wide. There are over 2,000 different species living in the coral reef. Having 6 types of Sea Turtles, 17 types of Sea Snakes, and over 1,500 different species of fish…

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  • The Great Barrier Reef (GBR)

    while we learn to use it and come to understand what it means to humanity” (Edward Owen Wilson, 2006). The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1981 and stretches for more than 2300 kilometres along the northeast coast of Australia, including an area of about 347 800 square kilometres of seabed. It is the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world with 2500 coral reefs and is home to more than 1500 species of fish and 5000 species of mollusc. Approximately 215…

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  • Australia Informative Speech

    2016, the world chose the latter. “Obituary: Great Barrier Reef (25 Million BC-2016),” blared the headline of Outside Online’s latest sensational news article. “The Great Barrier Reef of Australia passed away in 2016 after a long illness,” the article began. “It was 25 million years old.” Within hours, these words went viral, popping up in countless Facebook news feeds and inciting a worldwide chain of audience reactions. Passed away? The Great Barrier Reef? But what about my bucket list? Does…

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  • The Great Barrier Reef: A Short Story

    Anything. I love you, Gwaine, so much.” “Tonight, there’s a special on the History Channel about the Great Barrier Reef.” Gwaine opened his eyes and smiled. “Will you watch it with me?” “Great Barrier…?” Percival couldn’t stop himself from laughing. “You’re on your deathbed, and your first thought is the History Channel? Why am I not surprised?” They shared a chuckle, and carefully, Percival leaned…

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  • Career Essay: My Pursuit Of My American Dream

    The first thing that most Americans think about when they hear the words “American Dream” is freedom, equality, happiness and maybe a bit of red white and blue. For most, this is absolutely true. The possibility of living your life the way you want to is something that has been infamous for America since the New World was first discovered. All over the world, people have dreamt of coming to america for a fresh start, a new beginning. My American Dream could have many different routes. As time…

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  • Graduation Speech: What Will Happen At Cornell University

    the past 19 years, I have had many great experiences in this “collegetown”. Ithaca is unique in that we are surrounded by greenery everywhere and are in the backyard of Cayuga Lake, the longest of the five Finger Lakes. We are becoming more farm-friendly for produce and we are always conscientious about sustainable development. This fall, Cornell University released a report outlining its plan to become carbon neutral by 2035, a huge step in making the planet great again. By making sure our…

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  • Cultural Experience

    Academic and cultural experience/shock. I was fortunate enough to have such a great opportunity of going to Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia on student exchange program. I reached Brisbane on 18th .Feb. The college organised an orientation on 22nd Feb. The orientation was very well planned and succeed its purpose of making newcomers feel like home. Many informative sessions were held about accommodation, financial aid and medical help. QUT has three campus- Gardens…

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