1. What important natural feature has been destroyed?
- The once largest seagrass area in the world- 25,000km long
- Mangrove forests which act as a natural sea defence
- The prominent sea stack which was once a national monument
- The traditional fishing harbour in Cairns.
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2. Tourism negatively effects one local population particularly- who?
- The local indigenous people- they fish and have ceremonial activities on the reef.
- The fishing industry- its more economically viable to complete boat trips than fish.
- The local shopkeepers- they cannot keep up with the amount of business they get.
- The residents- the roads are filled with congestion all year round.
3. How is fishing strictly regulated?
- All of these.
- There is not a limit on boats, instead each has a quota of what they can catch.
- They have to obtain permits, which are limited.
- They can only catch fish more than 10cm long.
4. Who is the key organisation the GBRMPA work with?
- Queensland Tourist Board
- Queensland Water and Ocean Management Service
- Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
- Western Australia Wildlife Management
5. Access increased, and so tourism rapidly increased. How much did it increase by every year in the 80s?
- 500,000 more visitors
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