Great Barrier Reef- Globalisation

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1. What important natural feature has been destroyed?

  • The traditional fishing harbour in Cairns.
  • The prominent sea stack which was once a national monument
  • Mangrove forests which act as a natural sea defence
  • The once largest seagrass area in the world- 25,000km long
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2. Tourism accounts for what % of the reef's economic output?

  • 65%
  • 90%
  • 87%
  • 77%

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?

  • Western Australia Wildlife Management
  • Queensland Tourist Board
  • Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
  • Queensland Water and Ocean Management Service

5. Where is the Great Barrier Reef?

  • North west coast of Australia
  • North east coast of Australia
  • South east coast of Australia
  • Between New Zealand and Australia


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