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Australia is home to the largest barrier reef in the world, the great barrier reef.  This is the only structure made by living organisms visible from space

This link displays a video by the coral reef scientist, J.E.N. (Charlie) Veron discussing his research on climate change and its potential effects on the great barrier reef and coral reefs worldwide.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Bleaching guide. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Townsville, Australia. 2pp.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (2006) Coral bleaching and the Great Barrier Reef. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Townsville, Australia. 4pp.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Coral bleaching response plan 2010-2011. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Townsville, Australia. 36pp.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. 2007. Biophysical assessment of the reefs of Keppel Bay: a baseline study. April 2007. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Townsville, Australia. 33pp.

PDF available


Marshall P, Schuttenberg H (2006) A reef manager’s guide to coral bleaching. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Australia. 176 pp.

PDF available

Links to Australian Reef Resources

AIMS

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Coral Reef Ecosystems Lab - University of Queensland

The Great Barrier Reef

Coral Sea Conservation Zone

Australian Coral Reef Society

http://www.aims.gov.au/http://www.coralcoe.org.au/http://www.coralreefecosystems.org/http://www.coralreefecosystems.org/http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/http://www.environment.gov.au/coasts/coral-sea.htmlhttp://www.australiancoralreefsociety.org/shapeimage_5_link_0shapeimage_5_link_1shapeimage_5_link_2shapeimage_5_link_3shapeimage_5_link_4shapeimage_5_link_5shapeimage_5_link_6