Great Barrier Reef

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  • Chapter Summary: The Life Along The Great Barrier Reef

    The life along the Great Barrier Reef is full of danger and Marlin, a single parent clown fish, has to protect his son, Nemo. As the time starts for school his dad nervously accompanies him and agonized over his every move. Nemo defies his father and swims to the reef's awesome “drop off” to investigate a boat. Suddenly he gets scooped up by a diver and Marlin helplessly watches the happening. Marlin frantically swims off in search of his son. As he passes a school of fish, he suddenly bumps…

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  • Fragility And Interconnectedness In Ceremony By Leslie Marmon Silko

    but it is also related to society today. Today in society, fragility and interconnectedness is most commonly seen in ecosystems. There are two examples that represent fragility and interconnectedness in society today. The two examples are the Great Barrier Reef and the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park.…

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  • Essay On Coral Bleaching

    Coral reefs are vital to our marine ecosystems and essentially ours as well. They are the foundation of marine life and its diversity as well as a big part of human economics. Since coral reefs are so fragile it’s hard to maintain their beauty and life without ruining them. Lately, fisherman and multiple accounts of human activity have destroyed the coral reefs and the population of reefs all of the worlds is decreasing. While we have already lost 27% of coral reefs, why do we care if more die…

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  • Cozumel Research Paper

    Located ten kilometers off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, the diminutive Cozumel, also known as the Island of Swallows, is an underwater marine park that protects the delicate balance of its spectacular coral reefs and its diverse marine life. Whether urban legend, historical fact, or still contested “truth”, many believe that a Frenchman and undersea explorer by the name of Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map when he declared the region the most beautiful scuba diving area in the…

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  • Number Nine Persuasive Speech

    in life? We all know we'd like to go somewhere, but it's a huge world out there, and it can be hard to know which spots to hit first. Here are the top 10 ideas for amazing places to see in your lifetime. Number Ten: Travel to The Great Barrier Reef, Australia This reef is the largest living thing on the entire planet. That alone should make you want to go! Number Nine: Christ the Redeemer, Brazil This statue is almost 100 feet high, and can be accessed via train. It's so huge, you'll have to…

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  • Essay On Emperor Angelfish

    Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) Introduction: The Emperor Angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator), is a reef-associated marine angelfish and is also called the Imperator Angelfish or Imperial Angelfish. Because of their beautiful color and attractive shape, the species is among the most amazing underwater fish in the Red Sea or in the aquariums. It is possibly the most easily recognized fish in the Red Sea. The display which the species make is marvelous whether done in the wild or in…

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  • Coral Reefs Essay

    precious treasures could cease to exist as a sacrifice to find that balance. Corals reefs are living creatures and ecosystems that are located in shallow warm tropical oceans, which house hundreds of tropical species of fish. Unfortunately, tourism and human related climate change is killing reef’s around the world causing loss of habitat and pressuring species survival. Tourism has a number of factors that destroy the reefs such as chemical pollutants and seaweed infestation inflicting coral…

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  • Why Is Coral Bleaching Important

    The corals that make reefs around the world may look like one giant organism but they’re actually some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, with many small features working together to support a variety of marine life. They are typically found in warm, shallow waters of tropical environments, especially in the Pacific Ocean. Thousands of jellyfish-like animals called polyps, connect together to form colonies. These colonies host algae, that provide corals with food, as well as their…

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  • Tourism In Cuba

    in length. Cuba’s extensive coastal areas are still home to massive mangrove wetlands, tropical wet forests, coastal mountains, and a variety of associated habitats for a diverse range of plants and animals. It has a great variety of marine ecosystems, including many diverse coral reef habitats, extensive grass beds, and more than a dozen enormous estuaries and coastal lagoons. Based on this fact, it can be noted that it has affected the country both positively and…

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  • Indian River Lagoon Research Paper

    BLOG Nature’s Wonder - The Indian River Lagoon The Indian River Lagoon is one of Florida’s natural wonders and its northern end begins at Volusia County’s Ponce de Leon Inlet. The Lagoon stretches 156 miles to the south where it ends at Jupiter Inlet. This place where fresh water mixes with sea water is known as “the ocean’s cradle,” an “underwater rainforest” and “North America’s most diverse estuary.” It is home to more than 4,000 species of plants and animals including sea turtles,…

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