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The Great Barrier Reef<br />By Sam<br />
What is a coral reef<br />A  coral  reef  is  an  underwater  structure  made  of calcium carbonate  and a place  were  co...
How are coral reefs built<br />Coral reefs are formed by hard coral that has died and new coral that is growing.<br />
Where is the Great Barrier Reef?<br />The GBR is found off the coast of Queensland. You can even see it from space. <br />
What are three ways people use the GBR<br />They can use it for science.<br />Snorkelling.<br />Looking at the wonderful s...
What types of sea creatures live in the GBR<br />There are lots of creatures such as reef sharks, star fish, sea horses, d...
Two types of coral there.<br />Fan coral and stag horn coral.<br />
Logging<br />You are cutting down good trees and it might erode into the ocean.<br />People are not allowed to cut trees d...
Crown of thorns starfish<br />It will eat all the coral and destroy habitats of beautiful creatures<br />    The crown of ...
Oil spills<br />Oil spills destroy anything and every thing such as fish and coral.<br />They are being fined a lot of mon...
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The great barrier reef By Sam

  1. 1. The Great Barrier Reef<br />By Sam<br />
  2. 2. What is a coral reef<br />A coral reef is an underwater structure made of calcium carbonate and a place were coral grows.<br />
  3. 3. How are coral reefs built<br />Coral reefs are formed by hard coral that has died and new coral that is growing.<br />
  4. 4. Where is the Great Barrier Reef?<br />The GBR is found off the coast of Queensland. You can even see it from space. <br />
  5. 5. What are three ways people use the GBR<br />They can use it for science.<br />Snorkelling.<br />Looking at the wonderful sea animals.<br />
  6. 6. What types of sea creatures live in the GBR<br />There are lots of creatures such as reef sharks, star fish, sea horses, dolphins, sea snakes, sea turtles, heaps of fish, lobsters, crabs, octopi, lionfish and coral.<br />
  7. 7. Two types of coral there.<br />Fan coral and stag horn coral.<br />
  8. 8. Logging<br />You are cutting down good trees and it might erode into the ocean.<br />People are not allowed to cut trees down near water<br />
  9. 9. Crown of thorns starfish<br />It will eat all the coral and destroy habitats of beautiful creatures<br /> The crown of thorns starfish has very few predators and these are some of them, the giant triton snail, the humphead maori wrasse, starry pufferfish and titan triggerfish<br />
  10. 10. Oil spills<br />Oil spills destroy anything and every thing such as fish and coral.<br />They are being fined a lot of money.<br />

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