barrier reef :
- n a long coral reef near and parallel to the shore
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- Industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef
The Australian Marine Conservation Society and WWF-Australia said today that Australia’s governments are putting the Great Barrier Reef at risk by failing to implement the World Heritage Committee recommendations around rapid industrialisation. Australia's Richard Leck, who has been attending the World Heritage Meeting as an observer, said Australia had been put 'on notice' by the World Heritage ...
June 18, 2013 - Environmental News Network
- These Teched-Out Catamarans Will Guard the Great Barrier Reef
Simply naming an area like Australia's Great Barrier Reef as a World Heritage Site isn't going to protect its delicate ecosystem. To prevent poachers, fisheries, and inconsiderate tourists from damaging the reefs and disturbing its residents, Australia is building a fleet of solar-powered shepherd ships. Read more...
June 18, 2013 - Gizmodo
- Bindi Irwin Says ‘Go Hug Your Loved Ones’ After Death Hoax
If you’ve been on the internet this week you probably heard that Bindi Irwin, the daughter of the late great Steve Irwin, died. But don’t worry, there wasn’t any truth to the rumor. The young animal activist has been hanging out on the Great Barrier Reef with the Wildlife Warriors. The internet is a common... Read more » Bindi Irwin Says ‘Go Hug Your Loved Ones’ After Death Hoax is a post from ...
June 16, 2013 - The Inquisitr