1. What would happen if tourism was unsustainable?
- The money generated would stay level.
- It would destroy the reef, essentially self-destructing the tourism market as people would no longer visit.
- Tourism would remain being the largest commercial activity for the Reef.
- It would begin to struggle, but it would continue as people would still want to visit even when it is no longer beautiful.
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2. How are the coral reefs damaged?
- Waste and litter
- Divers stepping on coral, and breaking it off
- All of these
- Boat pollution and anchors
3. What important natural feature has been destroyed?
- Mangrove forests which act as a natural sea defence
- The traditional fishing harbour in Cairns.
- The prominent sea stack which was once a national monument
- The once largest seagrass area in the world- 25,000km long
4. Tourism accounts for what % of the reef's economic output?
5. What was established in 2003?
- Fishing quotas. Stopped overfishing and in doing so protected species.
- Tourism observational records. Their data was added to official data collection about coral bleaching.
- Reef Zoning. Meant areas most sensitive were protected.
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