Great Barrier Reef could lose almost all its coral in the next decade

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  1. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Why the Great Barrier Reef could lose almost all its coral in the next decade - thestar.com
     
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    I would love to know the effect of tourism on the reefs. this is an active tourist hotspot with hundreds of boats and scuba divers converging, it also definitely will have an impact.

    Also I do not feel that the coal shipments should have an impact on the reefs. Coal mining could have an impact as most of the mining in Australia is open cast mining which is environmentally quite hazardous.
     

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