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From the drain to the reef part

A brief story of humans impact on the reef from pollution in storm water.

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From the drain to the reef part

  1. 1. From the Drain to the Reef <ul><li> Humans and waste </li></ul><ul><li> Wrong way the deal with waste </li></ul><ul><li> Stormwater to the reef </li></ul>http://animals.howstuffworks.com/marine-life/coral-reef.htm
  2. 2. Humans create a heap of waste http://newsouthwales.inetgiant.com.au/sydney/home/waste-management
  3. 3. There are two ways we deal with this waste http://choicehrsolutions.com/
  4. 4. 1. The right way http://keetsa.com/blog/recycle/new-law-in-california-curbs-theft-from-recycling-bins/
  5. 5. 2. The wrong way http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_7450351_safe-disposal-waste-products.html
  6. 6. The wrong way can really damage the reef   http://ckmurray.blogspot.com/2010/09/waste-revisited-green-bag-revolution.html
  7. 7. In urban areas humans can litter and dispose of chemicals incorrectly http://twatts.co.uk/hazardouswaste.php
  8. 8. When it rains the waste is transports by water across the land http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/10/coal-plants-dump-thousands-gallons-waste-drinking-water-day.php
  9. 9. Humans have design stormwater drains to handle these events http://johnstonarchitects.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/urban-drainage
  10. 10. There are two types of stormwater drains http://www.fastcompany.com/blog/femme-den/femme-den/why-designers-need-talk-about-sex
  11. 11. 1. Modern traps http://www.centennialparklands.com.au/environment/managing_the_parklands_environment/understanding_the_botany_aquifer
  12. 12. Modern traps collect chemicals, dirt and rubbish before it reaches the environment http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/stormwater/usp/grants/s1f0215.htm
  13. 13. 2. Traditional http://ecopix.com.au/environment/environment.htm
  14. 14. Traditional drains just transport this water and everything in it straight to the nearest creek or river http://savingourtrees.wordpress.com/2010/10/09/lets-make-our-laneways-permeable
  15. 15. The Fitzroy River drains into the Great Barrier Reef http://fba.org.au/downloads/FitzroyBasinInFlood-FactSheet.pdf
  16. 16. Anything that was in the stormwater will now affect the reef and all the animals that live there. http://www.uq.edu.au/news/?article=8903

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