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Kayaking The Great Barrier Reef|
Kayaking The Great Barrier Reef, Ben Southall, the 36-year-old Englishman with a ginger mop, big smile and boundless enthusiasm, has taken off on a new adventure to tell the world what we Australians always knew: the Great Barrier Reef, off the Queensland coast, is a great place to visit.
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is found of the Australian continent is a natural wonder that is even visible from space!
CO2 impact on coral
Queensland scientists hope an underwater lab on the Great Barrier Reef will help them understand how growing seawater acidity caused by carbon emissions will affect coral survival. Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, from University of Queensland, said a team of scientists had set up the world-first experiment on a two-square-metre patch of the Great Barrier Reef just off Heron Island.
Farmers protect Great Barrier Reef
Many farmers in the Great Barrier Reef catchment area have adopted practices to protect the quality of water run-off in the region, a government study shows
Caretaker Great Barrier Reef island dream job
Queensland's $150,000 island caretaker dream job Tourism Queensland has sent out a worldwide call for the six-month stint as the new caretaker on the Great Barrier Reef's Hamilton Island. The successful applicant must bunk in a luxury villa, explore neighbouring islands, swim, snorkel, discover wildlife, and make friends with the locals.
Great Barrier Reef warning a wake-call
Labor's Peter Garrrett says new research showing Pacific coral reefs (The Great Barrier Reef) are dying faster than ever should serve as a wake-up call to the federal government. The study from the University of North Carolina found the decline in the reefs is driven by climate change, disease and coastal development.
Great Barrier Reef world's best tourist destination
Queensland's Great Barrier Reef has been voted the best tourist destination at an international awards ceremony in Portugal. Queensland Tourism Industry Council chief executive Daniel Gschwind says there were more than 130 entries from 40 countries. Mr Gschwind expects the award will boost international tourism to Queensland and says it proves the reef is still a world-class destination.
People urged to turn off lights to save Barrier Reef
A central Queensland conservation group says reducing energy use can help save the Great Barrier Reef. A recent United Nations report on climate change suggests the Great Barrier Reef is in real danger of disappearing within 20 years.
Tourism council calls for climate summit
The Australian Tourism Export Council has called for an urgent summit meeting with the government to find ways for the tourism industry to combat climate change. The call comes in the wake of a damning report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report warns that Australia can expect worsening drought conditions and water shortages over the next 20 to 50 years and the loss of the Great Barrier Reef within two decades.
Great Barrier Reef could be dead in 20 years
The Great Barrier Reef could be dead in 20 years unless there is a drastic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, a marine biology expert said on Friday. Rising sea temperatures were bleaching the coral and causing it to die, said Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg of the Australian Research Council Centre for Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.
Great Barrier Reef faces decimation
The Great Barrier Reef faces a colourless future if the Australian government does not act quickly, a new report by conservation group WWF warns. The report singles out 10 micro-regions across the globe already being affected by climate change and warns of bleak futures if action is not taken. Queensland's Great Barrier Reef rates alongside the Amazon, melting glaciers in the Himalayas, and the Upper Yangtze river in China and is the only Australian region on the list.
Great Barrier Reef Tourism industry calls for reef pest intervention
Great Barrier Reef Tourism industry calls for reef pest intervention. The Queensland tourism industry wants an emergency fund set up to deal with future outbreaks of the crown of thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef. Barrier Reef Marine Park Tourism Operators say they expect more problems with the starfish, despite a recent report suggesting the threat has eased.
Wildlife corridor planned for east coast
Wildlife corridor planned for east coast
State and federal governments will establish a 2,800km nature corridor along most of the east coast of Australia, allowing wildlife to move as climate changes. The governments, led by NSW, agree that the plan is one of the nation's highest environmental priorities this year, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Barrier Reef faces pesticide threat
Pesticide run-offs may be polluting larger areas of the Great Barrier Reef than originally thought. A series of satellite images obtained by CSIRO scientists have confirmed for the first time that sediment plumes travel to the outer Barrier Reef, and beyond. It was originally thought that the plumes, which can contain pesticides, herbicides and other micropollutants from our river systems, affected only the inner Great Barrier Reef Lagoon and the inner reef corals
Calls For Barrier Reef Protection
Conservation group WWF Australia has called on the federal government to invest $300 million over the next five years to revitalise deteriorating coastal wetlands which protect the Great Barrier Reef. He said widespread bleaching would spell an end to the $6 billion injected into the Australian economy every year by tourists visiting the Great Barrier Reef.
|Agnes Water - Town of 1770|
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Agnes Water often called Agnes Waters and it is common for Lady Musgrave Island to be called Lady Musgrove Island and Captain Cook to Captian Cook and Capitan Cook or Captan Cook, with the Town of Seventeen Seventy now known as 1770 that would be hard to misspell for anyone. The correct spelling of Bundaburg Queensland, is Bundaberg.
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The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef runs along the Australian Queensland Coast, there are many towns from Central Queensland to Far North Queensland that offer Great Barrier Reef tours, such as fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, cruises to Great Barrier Reef Islands, even Reef Walking and Surfing, some Islands on the Great Barrier Reef offer accommodation from Resort Style to Camping. The Southern End of the Great Barrier Reef begins from the Town of 1770 on the Queensland Discovery Coast, and extends North past Cairns, Port Douglas and Cook Town.
You will find places on this site that offer all of the above on The Great Barrier Reef as well as inland Rural areas, such as Mining Towns, Farm Stays and National Parkes, Gorges, Mountian Retreats and Beachside Towns. Use the Navigation links & Directories, if you prefer an other Langauge besides English you can click on your Counties Flag on the top right to translate all pages on Lets Connect to your prferred langauge.
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Town of 1770
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