Great Barrier Reef- Globalisation

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1. 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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2. What other examples could I use for Sustainable Tourism?

  • The High Atlas Mountains, Morocco- Local people built restored a hotel with traditional techniques.
  • Galapagos Islands are 90% national parkland to provide protection to many species that only inhabit on these islands
  • All of these
  • Cuba has been blocked by the USA from trade and tourism. Therefore, areas left generally untouched and beautiful. This blockade has been lifted in 2015. The WWF is worried that areas will be destroyed as people visit for the 'sun and sand' holidays.

3. How are the coral reefs damaged?

  • Waste and litter
  • Divers stepping on coral, and breaking it off
  • All of these
  • Boat pollution and anchors

4. Tourism accounts for what % of the reef's economic output?

  • 65%
  • 87%
  • 77%
  • 90%

5. Access increased, and so tourism rapidly increased. How much did it increase by every year in the 80s?

  • 36%
  • 30%
  • 500,000 more visitors
  • 25%


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