Great barrier reef By Tiffany and Jessie

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  • 1. Great Barrier Reef
    By Tiffany and Jessie
  • 2. What Is A coral Reef?
    • A coral reef is made out of little organisms called coral polyps.
  • How Are Coral Reefs Made
    They are made by tiny coral polyps which shoots out eggs and it lands on the sand and it grows onto a coral.
  • 3. Where Is The Great Barrier Reef
    The Great Barrier Reef is off the coast of Queensland.
  • 4. Two Types Of Coral
    Brain Coral: You may think brain coral is smart, but it’s not. It looks like a brain but it isn’t.
    Fan Coral: Fan coral are similar to soft coral. However, they attach themselves in mud or sand.
  • 5. Sea Creatures
    Dolphins
    Whales
    Dugong
    Turtles
    Clown fish
    Sharks
    Boxed jellyfish
    Crab
    Coral Cod
  • 6. Three ways people use the GBR
    researching
    viewing sea animals
    sailing
  • 7. Threats
    You are about to see different types of THREATS to the Great Barrier Reef including :
    Littering
    Crown-of-thorns
    Oil spills
  • 8. Littering
    Littering is not cool. It’s polluting the living things in the Great Barrier Reef. If People put all their rubbish in the bin, turtles will have less chance of being endangered.
  • 9. Crown-of-thorns
    The TRIGGER FISH eats the crown-of thorns and also the GIANT TRITON! People should not catch or eat Trigger fish and the Giant Triton.
  • 10. Oil spills
    One of the Great Barrier Reef’s biggest threats are the OIL SPILLS like in this background. We shouldn't allow ships to go near the GREATBARRIER REEF.
  • 11. How people preserve the reef
    • Tourism and recreation are important ways for people to look and learn about the wildlife of the Great Barrier Reef. Fishing fresh fish is great.
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